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Why does MATLAB have left division/solve?

In MATLAB (and Octave), the \ (or mldivide) and \. operators are provided with the exact ...
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Why does Python not allow us to call functions like other languages do?

What many other languages do In many languages, I can have a function defined in a file called get_xyz.m (for example) and then other functions or scripts can use ...
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In Julia, what is the benefit of requiring commas between elements when defining a vector for a dot product?

Introduction (Python, MATLAB/Octave, Julia) One of things about MATLAB/Octave that I find very convenient is the simplicity when defining vectors. For example: ...
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