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How to make a surface plot for two vectors?

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I have two row-vectors, A (1X8000) and B (1X8000). What I want is their surface plot. I tried the commands below:
But it does not work. The following error occurs.
Error using surf
Z must be a matrix, not a scalar or vector.
How can the surface plot of the two variables be made? Your help is valuable.
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Nitya Patel
Nitya Patel on 23 Jun 2023
Depending on what your data represents, there could be different ways to do it. One of the ways possible is this:
M = [A; B]';

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 23 Jun 2023
You cannot do that. surf() and surface() can only handle 2D grids of data. For surf() and surface() the X and Y data do not need to be rectangular or even rectilinear -- you can even use them to plot a hemi-sphere for example -- but they do need to be 2D.
If you had three vectors instead of two vectors, you could consider using tools such as griddata or scatteredInterpolant

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