Compare two cell in Matlab.

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C Zeng
C Zeng on 14 Apr 2015
Commented: Star Strider on 15 Apr 2015
Hello, I have a question that,
if A=[ 'ddd', 'aaa']; B=['ddd']; I want to return an array that compare whether A's cell is equivalent to B's content. (sorry I know it is not well written)
So it should be [1,0] where first cell is equivalent but second is not.
However, my code has a problem:
for j=1:Num
temp(j)=(A{j}==B{1});
end
that it returns a comparison of vector, for example temp(1)=[1 1 1]; How can I do a comparison and just return 1 or 0, not an array.
How can I do it vectorization?
Thanks.

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Star Strider
Star Strider on 14 Apr 2015
To cast your array as cells, use curly brackets ‘{}’ rather than square brackets ‘[]’.
With that change:
A={'ddd', 'aaa'};
B={'ddd'};
temp = strcmpi(A,B)
produces:
temp =
1 0
as desired.
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Star Strider
Star Strider on 15 Apr 2015
My pleasure!

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