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Topic: Finding position in array
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Helveticus

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Finding position in array
Posted: Jun 5, 2014 7:04 PM
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Hi

I have an array of real numbers, let's say e.g.

a = [1.23, 3.5, 6, 23.54, 44.234, 60.8];

The array is sorted in ascending order.

Now I have a new value, let's say 8.54 and I want to find the position in the array a. The position would be after element 6 and before element 23.54. I.e. I should somehow retrieve the index position 3 (corresponding to 6) or 4 (corresponding to 23.54).

How can I do that efficiently in Matlab? I tried out the find method but it doesn't work.



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