Am 27. November 2019 um 16:34 Uhr schrieb "Jonathan Seidel":

> Hello,

> I am starting to learn octave. However I stumbled across the following:

>

> I defined a as a row-vector and b as a column vector. Then I added a + b and expected some sort of error message, because the vectors down have the same format. However, I received the following answer. Why ?

>

> >> a = [1 2 3]; b = [1; 2; 3];

> >> a + b

> ans =

>

> 2 3 4

> 3 4 5

> 4 5 6

>

> Thanks in advance for your help.

Octave uses automatic broadcasting. See also section 19.2 of the manual.

Markus