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Topic: Problem with memory usage (R2009a)
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Bruno Luong

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Re: Problem with memory usage (R2009a)
Posted: Oct 21, 2009 8:15 AM
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Outspan <borghiborghi@gmail.com> wrote in message <720c9267-219b-4960-b3cf-305240212df8@o36g2000vbl.googlegroups.com>...

>
> So I should use a matrix instead?


Yes.

> Obviously that's going to save
> space, but the code is going to get ugly if I ever have to load
> different kinds of data for the same record.
> I just don't understand
> why structs have to take up that much space.


Because that the tradeoff to be able to build a composite structure like this:

s = struct('f', {pi 'toto' @(x) x struct('nest',3)});
s.f

Bruno



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