A jagged array is an array whose elements are arrays. The elements of a jagged array can be of different dimensions and sizes, as opposed to the elements of a non–jagged array whose elements are of the same dimensions and size.
Web services, in particular, process data almost exclusively in jagged arrays.
MWNumericArrays can only process jagged arrays
with a rectangular shape.
In the following code snippet, a rectangular jagged array of
int is initialized and populated.