writers.matlab

The Matlab Writer supports writing Matlab .mat files.

The produced files has a single variable, PDAL, an array struct.

../_images/writers.matlab.png

Note

The Matlab writer requires the Mat-File API from MathWorks, and it must be explicitly enabled at compile time with the BUILD_PLUGIN_MATLAB=ON variable

Dynamic Plugin

This stage requires a dynamic plugin to operate

Example

{
  "pipeline":[
    {
      "type":"readers.las",
      "filename":"inputfile.las"
    },
    {
      "type":"writers.matlab",
      "output_dims":"X,Y,Z,Intensity",
      "filename":"outputfile.mat"
    }
  ]
}

Options

filename
Output file name [REQUIRED]
output_dims
Dimensions to include in the output file [OPTIONAL, defaults to all available dimensions]
struct
Array structure name to read [OPTIONAL, defaults PDAL]