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# setdiff

returns components of a vector which do not belong to another one

### Syntax

v=setdiff(a,b) [v,ka]=setdiff(a,b)

### Arguments

- a
vector of real numbers or strings

- b
vector of real numbers or strings

- v
vector of real numbers or strings with same orientation than

`a`

- ka
row vector of integers, ka(i) is the location of v(i) in a

### Description

`setdiff(a,b)`

returns a sorted vector which
retains the `a`

entries which are not in
`b`

`[v,ka]=setdiff(a,b)`

returns a sorted vector which
retains the `a`

entries which are not in
`b`

and the location of these entries in a.

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