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hi,
does matlab program inside a if loop always executed sequentially ?

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Alex
Alex on 21 Nov 2011
What do you mean by an "if loop". Please give an example
Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 21 Nov 2011
If you tell it to!
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 8 Dec 2011
There is no such thing as an if loop.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 21 Nov 2011
No, the Just In Time (JIT) compiler can end up reordering some portions of the code.

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Jan
Jan on 21 Nov 2011
Reordering does not mean, that the program is not executed sequentially. The parallelized functions like FILTER, MIN, SUM etc will process the data with multiple threads. On the processor level a branch prediction is applied also.
Therefore I agree with Walter and add the argument, that "sequential execution" is not exactly defined on modern processors.

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