SURF 2D. How is possible.

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Nuchto on 6 Mar 2013
How is that SURF makes 3D plots of 2D data? What data is suited for this? Newbie alert :)

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ChristianW on 6 Mar 2013
MATLAB help is great.
doc surf
Quote: surf(Z) creates a three-dimensional shaded surface from the z components in matrix Z, using x = 1:n and y = 1:m, where [m,n] = size(Z).
Btw, plot does the same thing:
Y = sin(1:10);
plot(Y) % 1D data, 2D plot using the index of the data as missing dimension

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Youssef  Khmou
Youssef Khmou on 6 Mar 2013
hi Nuchto
you also have to ask : HOW plot make 2D representation of 1D data? i think that this is about theoretical conceptions


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