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MATLAB Software Acknowledgments
MATLAB and/or its associated products include software developed by the following third
parties.
ARnoldi PACKage (ARPACK)
Rich Lehoucq, Kristi Maschhoff, Danny Sorensen, and Chao Yang
http://www.caam.rice.edu/software/ARPACK
Assertion blocks were developed in cooperation with
Helmut Keller, Andreas Rau, and Joachim Boensch, members of the Control System Design (CSD) group
at DaimlerChrysler Germany.
Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Software (ATLAS)
R. Clint Whaley and Jack Dongarra
http://www.netlib.org/atlas
FDLIBM C math library for machines that support IEEE 754 floating-point
Developed at SunSoft, a Sun Microsystems, Inc. business, by Kwok C. Ng and others. FDLIBM is freely
redistributable and is available through NetLib. For information about FDLIBM, see
http://www.netlib.org.
fft and related MATLAB functions are based on the FFTW library
Developed by Matteo Frigo and Steven G. Johnson
Copyright  1997-1999 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All rights reserved.
Used under terms of a commercial license
http://www.fftw.org
HDF capability in the functions imread, imwrite, imfinfo, and hdf is based on code of which portions
were developed at
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign.
JPEG capability in the functions imread, imwrite, imfinfo, print, and saveas
This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
Linear Algebra PACKage (LAPACK)
http://www.netlib.org/lapack (for general information about LAPACK)
For details, see the LAPACK User’s Guide.
E. Anderson, Z. Bai, C. Bischof, L. S. Blackford, J. Demmel, J. Dongarra, J. Du Croz, A. Greenbaum,
S. Hammarling, A. McKenney, and D. Sorensen
For a printed version of the LAPACK User’s Guide, go to http://www.siam.org.
For an online version of the LAPACK User’s Guide, go to
http://www.netlib.org/lapack/lug/lapack_lug.html.
Qhull based computational geometry capability in MATLAB
Qhull copyright (c) 1993 The National Science and Technology Research Center for Computation
and Visualization of Geometric Structures, The Geometry Center, University of Minnesota
e-mail: software@geom.umn.edu
For complete copyright information, issue the MATLAB command help qhull.
Sparse matrix minimum degree permutation functions colamd and symamd
Copyright  1998-2000 by the University of Florida. All rights reserved.
Authors of the code are Stefan I. Larimore and Timothy A. Davis (davis@cise.ufl.edu), University of
Florida. The algorithm was developed in collaboration with John Gilbert, Xerox PARC, and Esmond Ng,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, under grants DMS-9504974 and
DMS-9803599.
For complete copyright information, issue the MATLAB command edit colamd or edit symamd.
TIFF capability in the functions imread, imwrite, imfinfo, print, and saveas:
Copyright  1988-1999 Sam Leffler
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FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
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THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
Unsymmetric MultiFrontal PACKage (UMFPACK) for solving unsymmetric sparse linear systems.
UMFPACK Version 4.0, April 11, 2002. Copyright (c) 2002 by Timothy A. Davis, University of Florida,
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Contents
Release Notes for Release 13
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Release Notes for Release 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Product-Specific Release Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Macintosh Platform Release Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Product Restructuring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MATLAB Compiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments DSP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Power System Blockset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Products with New Features or Major Bug Fixes . . . . . . . . . .
MATLAB Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Toolboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Simulink Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Blocksets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Highlights of Products with
New Features and Enhancements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
MATLAB Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Toolboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Simulink Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Blocksets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
New Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MATLAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Toolboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Simulink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Blocksets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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MATLAB Toolbox Functions Updated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Macintosh Platform Release Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Windows 95 No Longer Supported . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Differences for the HP and IBM Platforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Contents
Release Notes for
Release 13
Release Notes for Release 13
Introduction
There are two kinds of documents that describe what’s new in Release 13:
• These Release Notes for Release 13
• Product-specific Release Notes
Release Notes for Release 13
The Release Notes for Release 13 give you a quick overview of what is new for
Release 13.
The Release Notes for Release 13 include the following sections:
• “Product Restructuring” on page 4
• “Products with New Features or Major Bug Fixes” on page 5
• “Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements” on page 9
• “New Products” on page 26
• “Maximum Name Length Changed for Variables, Functions, Files” on
page 30
• “Platform Limitations” on page 33
• “Installation Notes” on page 39
• “Quick Access to Product-Specific Release Notes” on page 41
Printing the Release Notes for Release 13
If you are reading the Release Notes for Release 13 online and would like to
print them out, you can link to a PDF version.
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Introduction
Product-Specific Release Notes
There is a set of Release Notes for almost every MathWorks product.
The product-specific Release Notes provide detailed information about the
following topics (as applicable to each product):
• New features
• Major bug fixes
• Platform limitations
• Upgrading from an earlier release
• Known software and documentation problems
Access from the Help Browser
In the Help browser, the product-specific Release Notes are included in the set
of documents/topics under each product in the Contents pane.
Also, if you are using the Help browser, you can use the “Quick Access to
Product-Specific Release Notes” on page 41 of these Release Notes for Release
13 to link to the Release Notes for a specific product.
Access via the Web
You can also access product-specific Release Notes via the MathWorks Web site
at http://www.mathworks.com/access/helpdesk/help/helpdesk.shtml,
under the documentation set for each product.
Macintosh Platform Release Notes
The Macintosh-specific information for this release of MATLAB® is organized
in one document, called Installing and Using MATLAB on Mac OS X. This
document describes
• How to install and use MATLAB on the Mac
• Upgrading issues from previous versions of MATLAB for the Mac
• Differences between the UNIX and Mac versions of MATLAB
• Known problems and limitations with this release
• Troubleshooting information
In the Help browser, you can access Installing and Using MATLAB on Mac
OS X under “Installation” near the top of the Contents pane.
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Release Notes for Release 13
Product Restructuring
Some existing products have been renamed or restructured in Release 13. The
product restructuring involves changing the relationship of a product to other
MathWorks products, restructuring functionality into multiple products, or
renaming a product.
MATLAB Compiler
The MATLAB Compiler now includes the former MATLAB C/C++ Math and
Graphics Libraries.
Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments DSP
The Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments™ DSP has been restructured into
two products with distinct feature sets:
• MATLAB Link for Code Composer Studio™ Development Tools 1.0 — Use
MATLAB with RTDX™-enabled Texas Instruments digital signal processors
• Embedded Target for TI TMS320C6000™ DSP Platform 1.0 — Deploy and
validate DSP designs on Texas Instruments C6000 digital signal processors
Together, the products provide capability beyond what was provided by the
former product, the Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments DSP 1.2
Power System Blockset
Starting with Release 13, the Power System Blockset has been renamed to
SimPowerSystems.
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Products with New Features or Major Bug Fixes
Products with New Features or Major Bug Fixes
The tables below list the products that were updated for Release 13. For each
product, the table indicates whether the update includes new features, bug
fixes, or both. The new features for each product are briefly summarized
following the tables below, and discussed in more detail in Release Notes for
each product. Minor bug fixes are not documented.
Note Products not listed in the tables below do not have new features or
major bug fixes added in Release 13. However, if you are updating to the
Release 13 version of such a product from Release 12 or Release 11, you
should refer to the Release Notes associated with Release 12.1 and/or Release
12. You can access those Release Notes in the online documentation set for
each product, or via the “Quick Access to Product-Specific Release Notes” on
page 41.
Products with new features or major bug fixes for Release 13 are presented in
the following categories:
• “MATLAB Products” on page 6
• “Toolboxes” on page 6
• “Simulink Products” on page 7
• “Blocksets” on page 8
Note In addition to the products listed below, see “New Products” on page 26
for information about products introduced after Release 12.1.
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MATLAB Products
Product
New Features
Major Bug Fixes
MATLAB 6.5
✔
✔
MATLAB Compiler 3.0
✔
MATLAB Report Generator 1.3
✔
Toolboxes
Product
New Features
Major Bug Fixes
Communications Toolbox 2.1
✔
✔
Control System Toolbox 5.2
✔
✔
Data Acquisition Toolbox 2.2
✔
✔
Excel Link 2.0
✔
Filter Design Toolbox 2.2
✔
Financial Derivatives Toolbox 2.0
✔
Financial Time Series Toolbox 2.0
✔
✔
Image Processing Toolbox 3.2
✔
✔
Instrument Control Toolbox 1.2
✔
✔
Mapping Toolbox 1.3
✔
✔
Neural Network Toolbox 4.0.2
6
✔
(Documentation
update)
Optimization Toolbox 2.2
✔
✔
Signal Processing Toolbox 6.0
✔
✔
Spline Toolbox 3.1.1
✔
✔
Products with New Features or Major Bug Fixes
Product
New Features
Major Bug Fixes
Statistics Toolbox 4.0
✔
✔
Virtual Reality Toolbox 3.0
✔
Wavelet Toolbox 2.2
✔
✔
New Features
Major Bug Fixes
✔
✔
Simulink Products
Product
Simulink® 5.0
Real-Time Windows Target 2.2
(Documentation
update)
Real-Time Workshop ® 5.0
✔
✔
Real-Time Workshop Embedded
Coder 3.0
✔
✔
Requirements Management
Interface 1.0.4
✔
✔
SimPowerSystems 2.3
✔
✔
Simulink Performance Tools 1.2
✔
✔
Simulink Report Generator 1.3
✔
Stateflow® 5.0 and Stateflow®
Coder 5.0
✔
✔
xPC Target 2.0
✔
✔
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Blocksets
Note In Release 13, the Power System Blockset has been renamed to
SimPowerSystems.
Product
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New Features
Bug Fixes
Communications Blockset 2.5
✔
✔
Dials & Gauges Blockset 1.1.2
(Documentation
Enhancement)
DSP Blockset 5.0
✔
Fixed-Point Blockset 4.0
✔
✔
Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Highlights of Products with New Features and
Enhancements
This section highlights the major new features and enhancements to existing
products. The products are organized by the following categories:
• “MATLAB Products” on page 9
• “Toolboxes” on page 15
• “Simulink Products” on page 20
• “Blocksets” on page 23
MATLAB Products
MATLAB 6.5
JIT Accelerated MATLAB. One of the most significant features in MATLAB 6.5 is a
new performance acceleration capability that speeds up the execution of
functions and scripts in many M-file applications. The changes in how
MATLAB processes functions and scripts provide a substantial performance
increase over earlier MATLAB versions for many MATLAB applications.
Speeding up the execution of programs written in MATLAB is an ongoing
endeavor that will be delivered over a number of product releases. The
“Performance Acceleration” section of the MATLAB documentation explains
how to best make use of the JIT Accelerator and how to use the MATLAB
Profiler to optimize your performance. That section includes several sample
programs to illustrate how you can make your M-file programs run faster.
Other new MATLAB features, documented in more detail in the MATLAB 6.5
Release Notes, are summarized in the following categories:
• “Development Environment” on page 10
• “Mathematics” on page 11
• “Programming and Data Types” on page 11
• “Programming Tips Documentation” on page 12
• “External Interfaces” on page 12
• “Graphics” on page 12
• “Creating Graphical User Interfaces” on page 12
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Development Environment. This release introduces the Profiler, a new graphical
user interface for assessing the performance of your M-files so you can make
performance improvements. In addition to this new desktop tool, there are
many enhancements to the existing tools, and some new and updated related
functions. These include
• Use of Java Virtual Machine (JVM) Version 1.3.1 on Windows, Linux, and
Solaris platforms
• Start button on the desktop for quick access to all tools
• Find dialog in the Command Window and Command History; incremental
search feature in the Command Window and Editor
• Page setup options for printing from the Command Window, Command
History, and Editor
• Autosave options and other new preferences and features for the Command
History and Editor
• Display of line number, column number, and current function in the Editor
• Enhancements to the Array Editor, including spreadsheet-like behavior, the
ability to exchange data with Microsoft Excel, and support for larger arrays
• New and updated functions for file system operations, such as movefile; new
functions for exchanging files with the Internet, including ZIP and e-mail
functions
• Access to Demos from the Help browser and support for Boolean operators in
the Help browser Search feature
• Access from the Web menu to the MathWorks Web site including Check for
Updates to view the latest version of MathWorks products, and MATLAB
Central to download user-contributed M-files and participate in the
comp.soft-sys.matlab user newsgroup
• Expanded Source Control Interface capabilities on PC platforms
• Notebook support for Word 2000 and 2002 (Office XP); support for Word 95
is discontinued.
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Mathematics. Mathematics new features include
• Solution of delay differential equations
• Solution of singular boundary value ODE problems
• Integration over a volume
• Improved speed in core linear algebra functions for Pentium 4 (both
Windows and Linux)
• Improved speed for
- LU factorization and LU-based solve of sparse matrices
- Matrix*vector, vector*matrix, and rowvector*columnvector operations
- Matrix transpose
- Full triangular solve
Programming and Data Types. In addition to the performance enhancements
described above in “JIT Accelerated MATLAB” on page 9, MATLAB 6.5 also
offers support for regular expressions, changes to logical and sparse in the
MATLAB data types hierarchy, more control in warning and error handling,
the ability to schedule execution of MATLAB commands, and new features in
audio support.
Major features of this release are
• Significant performance improvements in M-file execution
• logical class attribute changed to a MATLAB class
• sparse class changed to a MATLAB class attribute
• Support for regular expressions
• Formatted strings in warning and error messages
• Individual control of warnings
• Dynamic field names for structures
• New logical AND and OR operators for short-circuiting
• More control in comparing structures, and arrays with NaNs
• 64-bit integer support
• Improvements to large data-set handling
- 64-bit file handling
- Less memory used to hold Boolean values
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• MATLAB Timer object for scheduling MATLAB command execution
• Major enhancements to MATLAB Audio:
- New function for obtaining audio device information
- Enhancements to audiorecorder and audioplayer
- 24-bit recording and playback on 32-bit Windows machines
- 24- and 32-bit .wav file support
- Workspace browser support
Programming Tips Documentation. The “MATLAB Programming Tips”, a new
feature documented in more detail in the MATLAB 6.5 Release Notes, is a
categorized collection of tips on a wide range of topics. The tips include pointers
into the MATLAB documentation for more complete coverage.
External Interfaces. MATLAB 6.5 offers many new features in MATLAB COM
client support, including
• Several new MATLAB functions
• More robust memory management
• Added flexibility in event handling
• Enumerated values for properties
• Capability to add your own custom properties
• Graphical property and methods interfaces
Graphics. MATLAB 6.5 adds the following graphics features and
enhancements:
• Colormap editor enables interactive colormap editing.
• New text properties provide control over the text background.
• Redesigned property editor accesses graphics properties with interactive
editor.
Creating Graphical User Interfaces. MATLAB 6.5 adds the following features and
enhancements to GUIDE:
• New structure for the generated M-files makes it easier to understand and
program.
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
• GUI templates provide simple examples that you can modify for your own
purposes. It is often easier to build a GUI from an existing template rather
than starting with a blank GUI.
• Tab Order Editor enables you to change the order in which GUI components
are selected by tabbing.
• Export option in the File menu enables you to export a GUI to a single
stand-alone M-file.
• MATLAB Editor icon on the toolbar provides easier access to the editor.
MATLAB Compiler 3.0
New MATLAB Compiler features, documented in more detail in the MATLAB
Compiler 3.0 Release Notes, include
• The MATLAB C/C++ Math and Graphics Libraries being included with the
Compiler
• A new optimization that improves performance whenever the run-time types
of variables match what is expected
• The ability to create COM components from MATLAB M-files
MATLAB Report Generator 1.3
New MATLAB Report Generator features, documented in more detail in the
MATLAB and Simulink Report Generator 1.3 Release Notes, include support
for specifying table column widths with the MATLAB Cell Table component.
MATLAB Licensing
Two new features relate to MATLAB licensing:
• MATLAB “heartbeat” time-out
• New license command features, including listing licenses in use
Heartbeats. The license manager now releases all of the licenses associated with
a particular MATLAB session if it does not receive “heartbeat” messages from
the MATLAB client. By default, the license manager waits 2 hours before
releasing licenses.
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This time-out will be reached if the client machine crashes and cannot release
the license, or if the machine is removed from the network (unplugged). If
MATLAB reestablishes its connection to the license server after its licenses are
released, they will be checked out again. When you suspend MATLAB using
Ctrl+Z, the heartbeat thread is still active and continues to maintain the
connection to the license server.
Note Multithreaded heartbeats are not supported on ALPHA, HP700, or
IBM RS6000.
New license Command Features. The MATLAB license command now supports
two new capabilities:
• Obtaining a list of licenses currently in use
• Identifying if a particular product is licensed
To use the MATLAB license command to obtain a list of all licenses currently
in use, use this syntax
result = license('inuse');
You can also use the license command to check if you have a license for a
particular product.
result = license('test', product_name);
You must use the product name abbreviation as it appears in the INCREMENT
line in your License File (license.dat). For example, the product name for the
the System Identification Toolbox is Identification_Toolbox. Note that
product names are case sensitive.
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Toolboxes
Communications Toolbox 2.1
New Communications Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Communications Toolbox 2.1 Release Notes, include
• New data type that supports computations in Galois fields having 2m
elements
• Enhanced support for Reed-Solomon encoding and decoding, including
shortened codes
• New support for arithmetic encoding and decoding
Control System Toolbox 5.2
New Control System Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Control System Toolbox 5.2 Release Notes, include
• SISO Design Tool
- New feedback structures
- A new Analysis menu for loop responses, including new input and output
disturbance plots
- Seamless importation of models from the System Identification Toolbox
• LTI Viewer
- Unrestricted import of MIMO LTI models with unequal numbers of inputs
and/or unequal numbers of outputs
- The zoom property has been removed from the right-click menu and is now
located on a new toolbar.
- Seamless importation of models from the System Identification Toolbox
• Response Plots
- Normalization of time plots for easy trend comparison
- Driving input signal shown in linear simulation (lsim) plots
- Standard zooming with all response plots
- A new function, iopzmap, that maps poles and zeros for I/O pairs
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Data Acquisition Toolbox 2.2
New Data Acquisition Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Data
Acquisition Toolbox 2.2 Release Notes, include
• Support for Keithley hardware
• Support for the parallel port
• The data acquisition Oscilloscope GUI for streaming data into a graphical
display
• Ability to configure properties and view information associated with device
objects using the MATLAB Workspace browser
Excel Link 2.0
New Excel Link features, documented in more detail in the Excel Link 2.0
Release Notes, include support for Windows 2000 and two new data
management functions.
Filter Design Toolbox 2.2
New Filter Design Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Filter
Design Toolbox 2.2 Release Notes, include
• Additional filter transformation functions
• Updated quantized filter structures
• Enhanced minimum phase filter design functions
• New filter design functions
• Support for word lengths greater than 53 bits, up to the memory available on
your machine
• New quantizer error analysis functions
Financial Derivatives Toolbox 2.0
New Financial Derivatives Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Financial Derivatives Toolbox 2.0 Release Notes, include adding support for
the Black-Derman-Toy (BDT) model for pricing interest rate derivatives.
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Financial Time Series Toolbox 2.0
New Financial Time Series Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Financial Time Series Toolbox 2.0 Release Notes, include
• Support for financial time series objects incorporating time-of-day
information (hourly and minute time series)
• Improved displays produced by chartfts and ftsgui
Image Processing Toolbox 3.2
New Image Processing Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Image Processing Toolbox 3.2 Release Notes, include
• Support for the new MATLAB logical data type. Toolbox functions that
return binary images now use this new data type. In previous releases,
binary images were returned as uint8 arrays with the logical flag set.
• Support for writing MATLAB data in DICOM format with the new
dicomwrite function
Instrument Control Toolbox 1.2
New Instrument Control Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Instrument Control Toolbox 1.2 Release Notes, include
• Support for networked instruments using the TCP/IP or UDP protocol
• Support for Rohde & Schwarz hardware using the VISA standard
• Configuration of instrument object properties with the property inspector
• Configuration of properties and view information associated with
instrument objects using the MATLAB Workspace browser
Mapping Toolbox 1.3
New Mapping Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Mapping
Toolbox 1.3 Release Notes, include
• New and enhanced map display functions
• Updated atlas data
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Release Notes for Release 13
Optimization Toolbox 2.2
New Optimization Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Optimization Toolbox 2.2 Release Notes, include Trust-region dogleg algorithm
for solution of medium-scale systems of equations.
Signal Processing Toolbox 6.0
New Signal Processing Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the
Signal Processing Toolbox 6.0 Release Notes, include
• Object-oriented digital filter object (dfilt) and window (sigwin) objects
• Window Design and Analysis Tool for designing and comparing windows
• Window Visualization Tool for displaying windows
• New functions for
- Windows—Parzen and Flat Top
- Filters—FIR Gaussian
- Filter analysis—new phase response, phase delay, and zero-phase
response functions; improved group delay response accuracy; and step
response availability from the command line
- Coefficient ordering—digit reversal ordering
• Major enhancements to the Filter Design and Analysis Tool (FDATool) and
to the Filter Visualization Tool (FVTool)
• Spectral estimation demo
Spline Toolbox 3.1.1
New Spline Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Spline Toolbox
3.1.1 Release Notes, include
• Creation of smoothing splines for ungridded bivariate data, z = f(x,y), using
thin-plate splines; also creation of the first and second order derivatives
• For the Spline Toolbox GUI, generation of an M-file that reproduces the
current figure
• Finding the roots of the univariate spline in a given function
• Obtaining the minimum or maximum value of the univariate spline and its
location in a given function
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Statistics Toolbox 4.0
New Statistics Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Statistics
Toolbox 4.0 Release Notes, include
• Decision trees for nonparamentric regression and classification
• Maximum likelihood factor analysis
• K-means clustering
• Classical multidimensional scaling
• Canonical correlation analysis
• Central composite and Box-Behnken designs
• Wishart matrices and latin hypercube sampling
Virtual Reality Toolbox 3.0
New Virtual Reality Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Virtual
Reality Toolbox 3.0 Release Notes, include
• Support for both PC and UNIX/Linux platforms
• New internal viewer that you can use to view virtual worlds
• Faster communication between the Virtual Reality Toolbox and
VRML-enabled Web browsers
Wavelet Toolbox 2.2
New Wavelet Toolbox features, documented in more detail in the Wavelet
Toolbox 2.2 Release Notes, include
• New wavelet energy function
• Ability to load .wav and .au files directly into the Wavelet Toolbox GUI
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Release Notes for Release 13
Simulink Products
Simulink 5.0
New Simulink features, documented in more detail in the Simulink 5.0 Release
Notes, include
• Support for fixed-point arithmetic
• Look-Up Table Editor
• Signal Builder block
• Rate Transition block
• Reorganized block library
• Invalid loop highlighting
• Conditional branch execution optimization
• Enhanced Diagnostic Viewer
• Enhanced Mask Editor
• Support for symbols and Greek letters in annotations and block icons
Real-Time Windows Target 2.2
New Real-Time Windows Target features, documented in more detail in the
Real-Time Windows Target 2.2 Release Notes, include these newly
documented blocks:
• Counter Input
• Encoder Input
Real-Time Workshop 5.0
In addition to numerous bug fixes, Real-Time Workshop features, documented
in more detail in the Real-Time Workshop 5.0 Release Notes, include
• New Getting Started Guide and revised User’s Guide
• Code reuse for nonvirtual subsystems
• Increased support for External mode
• More compact code produced by GRT
• Simplified packaging of generated files
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Real-Time Workshop Embedded Coder 3.0
New Real-Time Workshop Embedded Coder features, documented in more
detail in the Real-Time Workshop Embedded Coder 3.0 Release Notes, include
• New User’s Guide
• Auto-generated main program
• External mode support
• Generation of reentrant model code
• Revised packaging of generated files
• Support of both ANSI and ISO floating-point math libraries
Requirements Management Interface 1.0.4
The Requirements Management Interface works with the latest DOORS
release, DOORS 5.2, as well as all earlier DOORS versions.
Simulink Performance Tools 1.2
New Simulink Performance Tools include an enhanced Coverage Settings
dialog box for the Model Coverage Tool and performance improvements to the
Graphical Merge Tool. These enhancements are documented in more detail in
the Simulink Performance Tools 1.2 Release Notes.
Simulink Report Generator 1.3
New Simulink Report Generator features, documented in more detail in the
MATLAB and Simulink Report Generator 1.3 Release Notes, include
• New Simulink Block Type: Documentation component, which inserts text
extracted from Doc blocks in Simulink models into a report
• Improved images of multiple black and white traces with the Simulink Block
Type: Scope Snapshot component
• Specifying titles of Simulink diagrams and the size of the Simulink diagrams
with the Simulink Scope Snapshot component
• Reporting on the Pre-Lookup table with the Simulink Block Type: Look-Up
Table component
• Specifying titles for Stateflow diagrams with the Stateflow Snapshot
component
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Release Notes for Release 13
SimPowerSystems 2.3
The Power System Blockset has been renamed to SimPowerSystems starting
with Release 13. As a part of the Physical Modeling family, SimPowerSystems
and SimMechanics work together with Simulink to model electrical,
mechanical, and control systems.
New SimPowerSystems features, documented in more detail in the
SimPowerSystems 2.3 Release Notes, include
• Generalized phasor solution for almost any circuit
• New blocks and enhanced features in the Electrical Sources, Elements,
Power Electronics, and Machines libraries and the Powergui block
Stateflow 5.0 and Stateflow Coder 5.0
New Stateflow and Stateflow Coder features, documented in more detail in the
Stateflow 5.0 and Stateflow Coder 5.0 Release Notes, include
• Fixed-point support
• An undo operation in the Stateflow diagram editor
• An application program interface (API) to Stateflow diagrams
• Matrix support (two-dimensional) for data input from and data output to
Simulink
• A comprehensive “Print Details...” report of objects in Stateflow diagrams
• Charts that can export graphical functions to other charts in a Simulink
model
xPC Target 2.0
New xPC Target features, documented in more detail in the xPC Target 2.0
Release Notes, include
• xPC Target GUI for interacting with a target application
• Application program interface (API) with COM objects for creating your own
custom GUI applications that communicate with a target application
• Drivers for over 100 additional I/O boards
• Polling mode for faster I/O device handling
• Enhanced data logging and tracing
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Blocksets
Communications Blockset 2.5
New Communications Blockset features, documented in more detail in the
Communications Blockset 2.5 Release Notes, include
• RF Impairments library that provides blocks to model RF impairments to a
baseband signal
• Signal Generators sublibrary of Comm Sources that provides blocks that
generate sequences for spreading or synchronization in a communication
system
• Three new scopes in the Comm Sinks library that display enhanced eye and
scatter diagrams, scatter plots, and signal trajectories
• CRC sublibrary of the Error Detection and Correction library that contains
blocks for appending cyclic redundancy check (CRC) bits to data and for
detecting errors in transmission
• Enhancements to Reed-Solomon blocks in the Block sublibrary of the Error
Detection and Correction library that provide a wider range of available
codes
• WCDMA demo that provides a model of a wide-band code division multiple
access (WCDMA) communication system
Dials & Gauges Blockset 1.1.2
The Dials & Gauges Blockset includes some new example models in the
documentation and some important bug fixes, as documented in more detail in
the Dials & Gauges Blockset 1.1.2 Release Notes.
DSP Blockset 5.0
New DSP Blockset features, documented in more detail in the DSP Blockset 5.0
Release Notes, include
• Full support of single-precision and Boolean data types
• Expanding support of fixed-point data types
• Full support of embedded real-time (ERT) ANSI C code generation
• Optimized generated ANSI C code through use of run-time functions
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Release Notes for Release 13
• New blocks:
- Cumulative Product
- Digital Filter
- DWT and IDWT
- Interpolation
- LPC to LSF/LSP Conversion (and its inverse)
- Two-Channel Analysis Subband Filter (and the synthesis version)
• Block enhancements:
- New 24- and 32-bit support in the audio I/O blocks
- New optimization options in Autocorrelation, Correlation, Convolution,
DCT and IDCT blocks
- Digital Filter Design block support for more filter structures
- Enhancements and new options in the Dyadic Analysis Filter Bank and
Dyadic Synthesis Filter Bank blocks
- Better random signal generation by the Random Source block, which has
a new option
Fixed-Point Blockset 4.0
New Fixed-Point Blockset features, documented in more detail in the
Fixed-Point Blockset 4.0 Release Notes, include
• Installation whenever Simulink is installed
- Models with Fixed-Point Blockset blocks can now be shared among all
Simulink users in your organization, whether or not they have a
Fixed-Point Blockset license.
- Two simple global settings, data type override and logging modes, allow
you to easily toggle a model between taking full advantage of fixed-point
features, or running without a Fixed-Point Blockset license.
• Unification of core Simulink and Fixed-Point Blockset blocks
• Global availability of data type override and logging modes
• New Shift Arithmetic block
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Highlights of Products with New Features and Enhancements
Power System Blockset
Note In Release 13, the Power System Blockset has been renamed to
SimPowerSystems to reflect its future full integration with SimMechanics
into the Physical Modeling product family.
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Release Notes for Release 13
New Products
The following products are new since Release 12.1. You can link to the Release
Notes for each product below for an introduction to that product. These
products are listed in the following categories:
• “MATLAB” on page 26
• “Toolboxes” on page 27
• “Simulink” on page 28
• “Blocksets” on page 28
MATLAB
There are three new or restructured MATLAB products for Release 13. Note
that the MATLAB Excel Builder was introduced prior to Release 13, in
Web-downloadable form.
MATLAB COM Builder
The MATLAB COM Builder 1.0 is an extension to the MATLAB Compiler that
enables customers to automatically convert MATLAB applications to Common
Object Model (COM) objects. Developers can do modeling and analysis in
MATLAB and convert the models to ready-to-use COM objects. These objects
can be immediately integrated with any COM-based application.
MATLAB Excel Builder
MATLAB Excel Builder provides the capability to incorporate MATLAB
models and functions quickly in Excel worksheets. A graphical user interface
enables you to build and deploy Excel Add-Ins containing functionality
designed in MATLAB but accessed from the Excel environment.
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New Products
MATLAB Link for Code Composer Studio™ Development Tools
The MATLAB Link for Code Composer Studio™ Development Tools simplifies
software analysis and verification for TI digital signal processors (DSP) by
allowing you to communicate between your TI software development
environment and real-time DSP hardware, and MATLAB. Using MATLAB
Link for Code Composer Studio™ eliminates the software gap between DSP
algorithm research and implementation by enabling algorithm developers,
system designers, and embedded engineers to test, validate, and visualize DSP
software in MATLAB.
Note The Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments™ DSP has been repackaged
as two separate products: the MATLAB Link for Code Composer Studio™
Development Tools and the Embedded Target for TI TMS320C6000™ DSP
Platform (discussed in the “Blocksets” on page 28). See the discussion of that
repackaging in the section called “Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments DSP”
on page 4.
Toolboxes
There are two new toolboxes included in Release 13. Both these new toolboxes
were introduced in Web-downloadable form after Release 12.1.
Curve Fitting Toolbox
The Curve Fitting Toolbox provides a central access point and a graphical user
interface (GUI) for the functions you need to perform applications that involve
curve fitting. The toolbox provides routines for preprocessing data, as well as
creating, comparing, analyzing, and managing models.
Model-Based Calibration Toolbox
The Model-Based Calibration Toolbox provides design tools for the calibration
of powertrain systems. The toolbox is built on the high-performance technical
computing environment of MATLAB, as well as the simulation capabilities of
Simulink. The Model-Based Calibration Toolbox reduces dynamometer testing
time, increases engineering productivity, saves calibration time, and has the
potential to improve powertrain performance and reliability.
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Release Notes for Release 13
Simulink
There are two new Simulink products included in Release 13. Both these new
products were introduced in Web-downloadable form after Release 12.1.
Embedded Target for Motorola MPC555
The Embedded Target for Motorola® MPC555 lets you deploy production code
generated from Real-Time Workshop Embedded Coder directly onto the
MPC555 microcontroller. The Embedded Target for Motorola MPC555 relies
on Real-Time Workshop Embedded Coder for production code generation, and
provides code that is specific to the Motorola MPC555.
SimMechanics
With SimMechanics, you can directly model mechanical components (bodies
and joints), simulate their motion, and analyze the results without having to
derive the mathematical equations governing the system. Modeling
mechanical systems and their controllers together in the Simulink
environment eliminates many design defects and shortens the design cycle.
Note SimMechanics 1.1, the version on the Release 13 CD, includes some
significant enhancements to SimMechanics 1.0 that was introduced in
Web-downloable form.
Blocksets
Aerospace Blockset
The Aerospace Blockset provides reference models and utilities to accelerate
the development and integration of system and subsystem models for aircraft,
spacecraft, missiles, satellites, weapons, and unmanned airborne vehicles
(UAVs). The reference models contain environmental specifications for gravity,
atmosphere, and wind and let you spend more time designing more specific
vehicle tasks.
In addition, the Aerospace Blockset includes blocks that provide essential
calculation components and representation models to aid in the verification
and visualization of the entire system design.
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New Products
Note The Aerospace Blockset was introduced after Release 12.1 in
Web-downloadable form. It is now on the Release 13 CD.
Embedded Target for TI TMS320C6000™ DSP Platform
The Embedded Target for TI C6000 DSP Platform eliminates the software gap
between DSP algorithm research and implementation on TI digital signal
processors by helping algorithm developers, system designers, and embedded
applications engineers create, validate, and deploy DSP software for the TI
C6000 family of DSPs in less time.
Note The Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments™ DSP has been repackaged
as two separate products, including the Embedded Target for TI
TMS320C6000™ DSP Platform. See the discussion of that repackaging in the
section called “Developer’s Kit for Texas Instruments DSP” on page 4.
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Release Notes for Release 13
Maximum Name Length Changed for Variables, Functions,
Files
Prior to this release, the length of MATLAB identifiers (variable names,
function and subfunction names, structure field names, M-file names, MEX-file
names, and MDL-file names) was restricted to 31 characters. Names using
more than 31 characters were either truncated by MATLAB or caused a
warning or error to be generated.
In MATLAB 6.5, any of these names can be up to 63 characters long.
A new function, namelengthmax, returns the maximum length for MATLAB
identifiers.
namelengthmax
ans =
63
If you have MATLAB programs that hard-code the maximum identifier length
as 31, you should replace these hard-coded limits with a call to namelengthmax.
If you use identifiers that exceed 63 characters, MATLAB issues a warning and
truncates any characters beyond the 63rd.
Characters Beyond 31 Are No Longer Ignored
In previous versions of MATLAB, if you had two or more long identifiers in
which the first 31 characters were identical, MATLAB ignored any characters
beyond the 31st and thus recognized only one of the identifiers. For example,
given these two Stateflow filenames
stateflow_modelname_with_40_characters_1.mdl
stateflow_modelname_with_40_characters_2.mdl
both appeared to MATLAB 6.1 as shown below, and MATLAB recognized only
one of the files.
stateflow_modelname_with_40_cha.mdl
In MATLAB 6.5, with the maximum MDL-file name length increased to 63,
MATLAB recognizes both files. You should be aware of this change, as it could
possibly lead to unexpected behavior.
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Maximum Name Length Changed for Variables, Functions, Files
Warning for Identifiers Longer Than 31
In MATLAB 6.5, if you use an identifier that exceeds the previous limit of 31
characters, MATLAB can optionally generate a warning of the form:
<identifier> exceeds MATLAB's previous maximum name length limit
of 31 characters.
This warning is disabled by default. You can enable it by typing
warning on MATLAB:usinglongnames
Note Unlike most MATLAB warnings, you cannot enable this warning with
the commands, warning on or warning on all. You must use the command
shown above.
Warning for Identifiers Longer Than
namelengthmax
If you specify an identifier that exceeds the new character limit, MATLAB
generates the following warning:
<identifier> exceeds MATLAB's maximum name length of
<namelengthmax> characters and has been truncated to
<truncated_identifier>
This warning is enabled by default. You can disable it by typing the following
command. However, we strongly encourage you to leave it enabled:
warning off MATLAB:namelengthmaxexceeded
MATLAB Toolbox Functions Updated
MATLAB toolbox functions, such as isvarname, have been updated in
MATLAB 6.5 to make use of the namelengthmax function, and thus return the
correct values.
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Release Notes for Release 13
Effect on P-Code and MEX-Files
You should recompile the following files:
• Any P-code files that contain identifiers longer than 31 characters
• Any MEX-files that use the constant, mxMAXNAME
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Platform Limitations
Platform Limitations
For Release 13, all the features described in these Release Notes and in the
Release 13 documentation are supported in full for the following platforms:
• Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, and
Windows Millenium Edition
• Compaq Alpha
• Linux
• SGI
• Sun Solaris
The MathWorks Web site provides a complete description of system
requirements for MathWorks products.
Note As in Release 11 and Release 12, there are some minor differences
between Windows and UNIX for specific tools, as documented for those tools.
Macintosh Platform Release Notes
The Macintosh-specific information for this release of MATLAB® is organized
in one document, called Installing and Using MATLAB on Mac OS X. This
document describes
• How to install and use MATLAB on the Mac
• Upgrading issues from previous versions of MATLAB for the Mac
• Differences between the UNIX and Mac versions of MATLAB
• Known problems and limitations with this release
• Troubleshooting information
In the Help browser, you can access Installing and Using MATLAB on Mac
OS X under “Installation” near the top of the Contents pane.
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Release Notes for Release 13
Windows 95 No Longer Supported
MathWorks products in Release 13 no longer support Microsoft Windows 95.
Note In the next major release, The MathWorks will discontinue support for
Windows 98 and Millenium Edition (ME). We do not recommend using
Windows 98 or ME and strongly encourage migration to Windows 2000 or
Windows XP at your earliest convenience.
Differences for the HP and IBM Platforms
Because of problems with the Java VM, there are limitations for MATLAB on
the HP and IBM platforms.
Platform
Limitations
HP 11.0 (HP UX)
IBM
Graphical user interfaces that are based on Java, such
as the MATLAB desktop, are not available. Access to
Java from MATLAB is supported.
HP 10.2 (HP 700)
Java-based tools and applications are not supported.
Alternatives for most tools are available and are documented in the following
table. The table summarizes the products with limitations for these platforms.
Note The platform limitations for Release 13 include the same limitations as
existed in Release 12 (with the exception of the Filter Design Toolbox, which
no longer has platform limitations on HP and IBM). In addition, some new
graphical user interfaces added in Release 13 have limitations on the HP and
IBM platforms.
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Platform Limitations
For details on limitations and the alternatives, see the sections of the online
version of the Release Notes for the product(s) of interest to you. If a product is
not listed in the following table, it has no platform limitations.
Product
Limitations on HP and IBM Platforms
MATLAB
• Development
Environment
The MATLAB desktop and many of its tools are not
supported. For details, see “Development
Environment Limitations” in the MATLAB Release
Notes.
• Mathematics
The Basic Fitting interface is not supported.
Instead, use the command line curve fitting
capabilities.
• Graphics
The Property Editor and Data Statistics tools are
not supported. For details, see “Graphics
Limitations” in the MATLAB Release Notes.
To print, use the Release 11 Page Setup, Print
Setup, and Print dialog boxes.
• GUIDE
Not supported. Instead, use functions to create
graphical user interfaces.
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Product
Limitations on HP and IBM Platforms
Toolboxes
Control System
Toolbox
The Toolbox Preferences Editor and Response
Property Editor are not supported. The LTI Viewer
Preferences Editor is supported with a reduced set
of features (no tools to set preferences for grids,
fonts, colors, or phase wrapping).
The following features are not supported for the
SISO Design Tool:
• Preference and property editing
• Compensator Format editing
• Storing and retrieving compensators
In addition, the SISO Tool Export window has
fewer choices available for export.
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Database Toolbox
Not supported on the HP 10.2 (HP 700) platform.
Image Processing
Toolbox
The cpselect GUI is not supported.
Neural Network
Toolbox
The Neural Network Tool, a graphical user
interface for the Neural Network Toolbox, is not
supported. You can achieve the same functionality
by using the MATLAB Command Window.
Virtual Reality
Toolbox
Not supported on HP and IBM.
Platform Limitations
Product
Limitations on HP and IBM Platforms
Simulink Products
Simulink
The following Simulink features are not supported:
• Simulink Editor’s Find dialog. Use the
find_system command instead.
• GUI interface to the Simulink Debugger. Use the
command-line interface instead.
• The View Changes dialog box for modified
library links. See the “Platform Limitations”
section of the Simulink Release Notes for an
alternative.
• Parameter dialog for the Configurable
Subsystem block. Use the set_param command
instead to set the block’s parameters.
• New version of the Mask Editor
• New version of the Diagnostic Viewer
• Model Discretizer
• Print Details dialog
• Simulink print-as-book feature
• Simulink Data Class Designer
• S-Function Builder
Real-Time
Workshop
Instead of the Model Parameter Configuration
dialog box, the Tunable Parameters dialog box is
used.
Simulink
Performance Tools
The Model Differences Tool is not supported.
Requirements
Management
Interface
Not supported.
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Product
Limitations on HP and IBM Platforms
Blocksets
DSP Blockset
Same limitations as Simulink.
Problems Entering Accented Characters on Linux
On Linux platforms, using an accent key to accent a character in a two-stroke
sequence in a MATLAB window, such as ^e for ê or ~n for ñ, may cause
MATLAB to hang. To avoid this problem in MATLAB, use matlab -nodesktop.
With Simulink, avoid the use of these keystrokes. To use characters such as the
caret ^ when it is mapped as a dead-accent key, you must paste it into the
MATLAB IDE from a non MATLAB window, such as an xterm, or use the
power and mpower functions directly.
Problems Entering Accented Characters on UNIX
Platforms
Keys for accented characters, such as Ü on German keyboards and Å on
Swedish keyboards, are ignored in the IDE. Pasting these characters into
MATLAB windows results in the character value 128 instead of the actual
character value. For example, pasting the string double( ¯˜
) into
MATLAB appears as
double(' ')
ans =
128
128
128
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128
128
128
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Installation Notes
Installation Notes
For Release 13 the organization of product software and documentation on the
UNIX CDs has been changed. There is no longer a separate Documentation
CD. Instead, the products have been divided up between three CDs, with the
software and documentation for each product packaged together on the same
CD.
The following tables list the contents of each of the three Release 13 UNIX CDs.
Contents of UNIX CD 1
MATLAB
MATLAB Runtime Server
Contents of UNIX CD 2
Aerospace Blockset
SB2SL
CDMA Reference Blockset
SimMechanics
Communications Blockset
SimPowerSystems
Communications Toolbox
Simulink
DSP Blockset
Simulink Performance Tools
Fixed-Point Blockset
Stateflow
Nonlinear Control Design Blockset
Stateflow Coder
Real-Time Workshop
Virtual Reality Toolbox
Real-Time Workshop Embedded
Coder
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Contents of UNIX CD 3
Control System Toolbox
MATLAB Web Server
Curve Fitting Toolbox
Model Predictive Control Toolbox
Database Toolbox
Mu-Analysis and Synthesis
Toolbox
Extended Symbolic Math Toolbox
Neural Network Toolbox
Filter Design Toolbox
Optimization Toolbox
Financial Toolbox
Partial Differential Equation
Toolbox
Financial Derivatives Toolbox
Requirements Management
Interface
Financial Time Series Toolbox
Robust Control Toolbox
Fuzzy Logic Toolbox
Signal Processing Toolbox
GARCH Toolbox
Simulink Report Generator
Image Processing Toolbox
Spline Toolbox
Instrument Control Toolbox
Statistics Toolbox
LMI Control Toolbox
Symbolic Math Toolbox
Mapping Toolbox
System Identification Toolbox
MATLAB Compiler
Wavelet Toolbox
MATLAB Report Generator
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Quick Access to Product-Specific Release Notes
Quick Access to Product-Specific Release Notes
Below are links to the product-specific Release Notes for each MathWorks
product. If a product is not listed below, it has not changed significantly since
Release 11.
Note Products with an asterisk (*) do not include significant changes for
Release 13. Refer to Release Notes for those products only if you are
upgrading from a release prior to Release 12.1.
MATLAB
MATLAB 6.5
MATLAB Link for Code Composer
Studio™ Development Tools 1.0
MATLAB COM Builder 1.0
MATLAB Report Generator 1.3
MATLAB Compiler 3.0
MATLAB Web Server 1.2.2
MATLAB Excel Builder 1.1
Toolboxes
Communications Toolbox 2.1
Instrument Control Toolbox 1.2
Control System Toolbox 5.2
Mapping Toolbox 1.3
Curve Fitting Toolbox 1.1
Model-Based Calibration Toolbox
1.1
Database Toolbox 2.2.1*
Neural Network Toolbox 4.1*
Data Acquisition Toolbox 2.2
Optimization Toolbox 2.2
Datafeed Toolbox 1.3.1
Signal Processing Toolbox 6.0
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Toolboxes (Continued)
Filter Design Toolbox 2.2
Spline Toolbox 3.1.1
Financial Derivatives Toolbox 2.0
Statistics Toolbox 4.0
Financial Time Series Toolbox 2.0
Symbolic Math Toolbox 2.1.3*
Financial Toolbox 2.2.1*
System Identification Toolbox
5.0.2*
Fuzzy Logic Toolbox 2.1.2*
Virtual Reality Toolbox 3.0
Image Processing Toolbox 3.2
Wavelet Toolbox 2.2
Simulink
Simulink 5.0
SimMechanics 1.1
Embedded Target for Motorola
MPC555 1.0.1
SimPowerSystems 2.3
Real-Time Windows Target 2.2
Simulink Report Generator 1.3
Real-Time Workshop 5.0
Stateflow 5.0 and Stateflow Coder
5.0
Real-Time Workshop Embedded
Coder 3.0
xPC Target 2.0
Requirements Management
Interface 1.0.4
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Quick Access to Product-Specific Release Notes
Blocksets
Aerospace Blockset 1.0
Embedded Target for the TI
TMS320C6000™ DSP Platform 1.0
CDMA Reference Blockset 1.1*
DSP Blockset 5.0
Communications Blockset 2.5
Fixed-Point Blockset 4.0
Dials & Gauges Blockset 1.1.2
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