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Topic: matrix mean
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Re: matrix mean
Posted: Sep 10, 2013 9:03 AM
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On 9/10/2013 4:41 AM, Puneet wrote:
> dpb <> wrote in message <l0lbpf$lel$>...
>> On 9/9/2013 6:40 AM, Puneet wrote:
>> > Hi - this is begginers question.
>> > I have a data set - 16 rows and 16 columns - I would like to average
>> > every 2 points to get an 8 rows 8 columns matrix.
>> >
>> > This is a learning phase so I can run something similar later for

>> larger
>> > data sets.
>> > Thanks.

>> One way...(not necessarily the best :) ) presuming that the "every 2
>> points" means in both directions given the resulting size of output
>> for the described input. Similar works w/ filter() for the vector case.
>> m4=filter2(ones(2)/4,z);
>> m4=m4(1:2:end,1:2:end);
>> Hint: look up 2D convolution... :)
>> accumarray() could be you friend amongst other ways to attack it...


> i would like to rephrase my query. if i have a row vector of length 16
> and i want to average every 2 consecutive elements and save it as a row
> vector, then how should i go about it. i know its a beginner query but
> may be its too specific as a really couldn't find it any where or even
> close to it.

Alternatively to filter()

m2=accumarray([1:n]',[1:2:n]',[],@(i) mean(z(i:i+1)))';


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