computer Computer type.
computer returns a string containing the name of the computer
on which MATLAB is executing. Possibilities are:

ISPC ISUNIX
PCWIN – MS-Windows 1 0
SOL2 – Sun Sparc (Solaris 2) 0 1
HPUX – HP PA-RISC (HP-UX 11.00) 0 1
HP700 – HP PA-RISC (HP-UX 10.20) 0 1
ALPHA – Compaq Alpha (OSF1) 0 1
IBM_RS – IBM RS/6000 (AIX) 0 1
SGI – Silicon Graphics (IRIX/IRIX64) 0 1
GLNX86 – Linux on PC compatible (Linux) 0 1

[C,MAXSIZE] = computer returns also integer MAXSIZE which
contains the maximum number of elements allowed in a matrix
on this version of MATLAB.

SGI64 users prior to R12 must migrate to SGI with R12.
LNX86 users prior to R12 must migrate to GLNX86 with R12.

See also ispc, isunix.