% -*- texinfo -*- % @deftypefn {Function File} {[@var{num}, @var{rate}] = } biterr (@var{a},@var{b}) % @deftypefnx {Function File} {[@var{num}, @var{rate}] = } biterr (@var{...},@var{k}) % @deftypefnx {Function File} {[@var{num}, @var{rate}] = } biterr (@var{...},@var{flag}) % @deftypefnx {Function File} {[@var{num}, @var{rate} @var{ind}] = } biterr (@var{...}) % % Compares two matrices and returns the number of bit errors and the bit % error rate. The binary representations of the variables @var{a} and % @var{b} are treated and @var{a} and @var{b} can be either: % % @table @asis % @item Both matrices % In this case both matrices must be the same size and then by default the % the return values @var{num} and @var{rate} are the overall number of bit % errors and the overall bit error rate. % @item One column vector % In this case the column vector is used for bit error comparision column-wise % with the matrix. The returned values @var{num} and @var{rate} are then % row vectors containing the num of bit errors and the bit error rate for % each of the column-wise comparisons. The number of rows in the matrix % must be the same as the length of the column vector % @item One row vector % In this case the row vector is used for bit error comparision row-wise % with the matrix. The returned values @var{num} and @var{rate} are then % column vectors containing the num of bit errors and the bit error rate for % each of the row-wise comparisons. The number of columns in the matrix % must be the same as the length of the row vector % @end table % % This behaviour can be overridden with the variable @var{flag}. @var{flag} % can take the value 'column-wise', 'row-wise' or 'overall'. A column-wise % comparision is not possible with a row vector and visa-versa. % % By default the number of bits in each symbol is assumed to be give by the % number required to represent the maximum value of @var{a} and @var{b}. % The number of bits to represent a symbol can be overridden by the variable % @var{k}. % @end deftypefn

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