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Topic: Speed up fairly short code
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Re: Speed up fairly short code
Posted: Jul 16, 2013 11:26 AM
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"Steven_Lord" <> wrote in message <ks3jql$4jb$>...
> "Kobye " <> wrote in message
> news:ks1luv$i3h$

> > I have a code (script) of 462 lines. In parts, it uses the symbolic
> > toolbox. It also makes calls to 3 other functions that I have written,
> > that are already highly efficient.
> >
> > The code is a mechanical model (theory of elasticity) that describes two
> > plates joined by adhesive. The model is very elegant in its formulation,
> > but currently it is way too slow. I have the option of either discarding
> > it, or massively speeding it up. I have reason to believe that large speed
> > increases are feasible (similar models exist and have been used for
> > sensitivity analyses in the literature).
> >
> > If anyone would like to help me find ways to speed it up, your help would
> > be immeasurably appreciated. I will send you the code privately as I don't
> > necessarily want it in the public domain.
> >
> > Kobye
> >
> > PS the main bottlenecks seem to be symbolic integrations of my Bernstein
> > basis polynomials. I think that maybe the code could be sped up here by
> > using the Matlab poly options, but I am totally unfamiliar with these.

> Try converting that symbolic integration into numeric integration using
> matlabFunction, FEVAL, or EVALIN (as shown in the Tips section of the
> documentation page below) and INTEGRAL.
> --
> Steve Lord

Steve, do you think this type of situation could be detected by M-lint and highlighted in the Editor?

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