calling matlab

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Oct 12 17:44:15 CEST 2005

Mohammed Smadi wrote:
> Hi;
> Does anyone know if we can call matlab for a python or bash script while 
> feeding the matlab script some command line arguments?  I have an 
> interactive matlab script which i want to automate by feeding the args 
> from a script.

Depending on how interactive it is, you should look at the subprocess
module in the stdlib or pexpect.

Robert Kern
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