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Wolfram technologies include thousands of built-in functions that let you:

  • Instantly design and analyze digital and analog filters »
  • Apply filters and signal analysis to audio, image, or other data
  • Automatically create PID controllers to meet your design criteria
  • Perform advanced 2D and 3D volumetric image processing
  • Model electrical power distribution systems
  • Design and simulate human interface devices and electronic systems with mechanical subassemblies and control units
  • Analyze communication systems using continuous-time frequency domain analysis techniques
  • Analyze antenna radiation patterns
  • Simulate filter circuits
  • Design, analyze, and simulate linear and nonlinear control systems
  • Use built-in machine learning capabilities

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  • Free-form linguistic input produces immediate results without the need for syntax
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  • Built-in functionality for solving local and global optimization problems, both numeric and symbolic, including constrained nonlinear optimization
    Matlab requires extra-cost toolboxes
  • Automatic, interactive interface construction to visualize your simulations, examine model sensitivity to parameter changes, and more
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  • Automated precision control and arbitrary-precision numerics produce highly accurate results
    Matlab and other systems that rely on finite-precision numerics can cause serious errors due to lack of precision
  • Symbolic as well as numeric calculations to manipulate numbers, equations, or pieces of code, improving accuracy or creating reusable models
    Matlab's built-in routines only handle numeric calculations
  • Highly optimized superfunctions analyze your equations and automatically select the right algorithms to get accurate results quickly—sometimes switching mid-calculation for further optimization
    Other computation systems make you analyze your equations manually to determine which function to apply—for example, to solve a differential equation in Matlab, you must correctly choose among ode45, ode23, ode113, ode15s, bvp4c, pdepe, and so on, or risk wrong answers
  • Excellent speeds for many different types of computations, including dense and sparse linear algebra operations
    Matlab is significantly slower for many of these operations

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The Wolfram Language includes thousands of built-in functions for computation, modeling, visualization, development, and deployment »

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