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contour.m

## Copyright (C) 1996, 1997 John W. Eaton
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {} contour (@var{z}, @var{n})
## @deftypefnx {Function File} {} contour (@var{x}, @var{y}, @var{z}, @var{n})
## Make a contour plot of the three-dimensional surface described by
## @var{z}.  Someone needs to improve @code{gnuplot}'s contour routines
## before this will be very useful.
## @end deftypefn
## @seealso{plot, semilogx, semilogy, loglog, polar, mesh, contour,
## bar, stairs, gplot, gsplot, replot, xlabel, ylabel, and title}

## Author: jwe
## Paul Kienzle <pkienzle@kienzle.powernet.co.uk>
##    matlab compatible interface

function contour (x, y, z, n)

  ## XXX FIXME XXX -- these plot states should really just be set
  ## temporarily, probably inside an unwind_protect block, but there is
  ## no way to determine their current values.

  if (nargin == 1 || nargin == 2)
    z = x;
    if (nargin == 1) 
      n = 10;
    else
      n = y; 
    endif
    if (is_matrix (z))
      gset nosurface;
      gset contour;
      gset cntrparam bspline;
      if (is_scalar (n))
        command = sprintf ("gset cntrparam levels %d", n);
      elseif (is_vector (n))
        tmp = sprintf ("%f", n(1));
        for i = 2:length (n)
          tmp = sprintf ("%s, %f", tmp, n(i));
        endfor
        command = sprintf ("gset cntrparam levels discrete %s", tmp);
      endif
      eval (command);
      gset noparametric;
      gset view 0, 0, 1, 1;
      gsplot z w l 1;
    else
      error ("contour: argument must be a matrix");
    endif
  elseif (nargin == 3 || nargin == 4)
    if (nargin == 3) n = 9; endif
    if (is_vector (x) && is_vector (y) && is_matrix (z))
      xlen = length (x);
      ylen = length (y);
      if (xlen == rows (z) && ylen == columns (z))
        if (rows (x) == 1)
          x = x';
        endif
        len = 3 * ylen;
        zz = zeros (xlen, len);
        k = 1;
        for i = 1:3:len
          zz(:,i)   = x;
          zz(:,i+1) = y(k) * ones (xlen, 1);
          zz(:,i+2) = z(:,k);
          k++;
        endfor
        gset nosurface;
        gset contour;
        gset cntrparam bspline;
        if (is_scalar (n))
          command = sprintf ("gset cntrparam levels %d", n);
        elseif (is_vector (n))
          tmp = sprintf ("%f", n(1));
          for i = 2:length (n)
            tmp = sprintf ("%s, %f", tmp, n(i));
          endfor
          command = sprintf ("gset cntrparam levels discrete %s", tmp);
        endif
        eval (command);
        gset parametric;
        gset view 0, 0, 1, 1;
        gsplot zz w l 1;
      else
        msg = "contour: rows (z) must be the same as length (x) and";
        msg = sprintf ("%s\ncolumns (z) must be the same as length (y)", msg);
        error (msg);
      endif
    else
      error ("contour: x and y must be vectors and z must be a matrix");
    endif
  else
    usage ("contour (z, levels, x, y)");
  endif

endfunction

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