Iowa State University

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Seminar: Technical Computing with MATLAB and Simulink

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Tuesday, February 5, 2008 -- 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
206 Durham Center

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This free technical session will demonstrate how you can use MATLAB and Simulink as a flexible platform for technical computing and application development in engineering, math, and science curricula and research. Suggested audience includes professors, researchers, and students.

George Thiers and Doug Eastman, Application Engineers, The MathWorks™


9:30 a.m.
Registration Sign-in (walk-ins welcome)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
MATLAB for Undergraduates:
Using MATLAB to analyze systems represented by Ordinary Differential Equations

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Simulink for Undergraduates:
Introduction to Simulink

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Case Study: Designing and Implementing an Object Tracking System

Technical Computing with MATLAB
*Image Acquisition and Analysis
*Algorithm Development and Deployment
Modeling and Simulation with Simulink
*Modeling Multi-Domain Dynamic Systems
*Control Design and Video Processing Applications
*Designing Event-Driven Logic using Stateflow
*Using Simulink with Real Hardware

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Distributed and Parallel Computing with MATLAB
* Solving large technical problems
* Developing parallel applications

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open Forum for Advanced Topics
* Questions and Answers

For more information contact:
Ken Cleveland
Account Manager, Education Department