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Jeremy

Univ of Canterbury

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Remove any row in which a NaN appears
Given the matrix A, return B in which all the rows that have one or more <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/nan.html NaN...

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Penny flipping - calculate winning probability (easy)
Two players are playing a fair penny flipping game. For each flip, the winner adds one penny from the loser's collection to his/...

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Penny flipping - calculate winning probability (easy)
Two players are playing a fair penny flipping game. For each flip, the winner adds one penny from the loser's collection to his/...

8 years ago | 3 | 144 solvers

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Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday.
Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday. Given an integer input n, return to 0.015...

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Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday.
Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday. Given an integer input n, return to 0.015...

8 years ago | 2 | 61 solvers

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Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday.
Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday. Given an integer input n, return to 0.01 ...

8 years ago | 0 | 0 solvers

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Swap the input arguments
Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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RISK board game battle simulation
Given two positive integer inputs, a (attacker army units) and d (defender army units) return the probablity of victory (from 0....

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RISK board game battle simulation
Given two positive integer inputs, a (attacker army units) and d (defender army units) return the probablity of victory (from 0....

8 years ago | 3 | 24 solvers

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It's race time again! Write a function that is at least twice as fast as the test suite call of repmat().
Given an input element x, and the dimensions, (m, n) return a matrix of size m x n filled with element x. This must be done in l...

8 years ago | 1 | 33 solvers

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It's race time again! Write a function that is at least twice as fast as the test suite call of repmat().
Given an input element x, and the dimensions, (m, n) return a matrix of size m x n filled with element x. This must be done in l...

8 years ago

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Create matrix of replicated elements
Given an input element x, and the dimensions, (m, n) return a matrix of size m x n filled with element x. Example: Input: ...

8 years ago | 1 | 321 solvers

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Create matrix of replicated elements
Given an input element x, and the dimensions, (m, n) return a matrix of size m x n filled with element x. Example: Input: ...

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Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.
Given a list of complex numbers z, return a list zSorted such that the numbers that are farthest from the origin (0+0i) appear f...

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Bottles of beer
Given an input number representing the number of bottles of beer on the wall, output how many are left if you take one down and ...

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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero
This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

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Find common elements in matrix rows
Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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Swap the first and last columns
Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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Create a square matrix of multiples
Given an input, N, output a matrix N x N with each row containing multiples of the first element of each row. This also applies...

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Create times-tables
At one time or another, we all had to memorize boring times tables. 5 times 5 is 25. 5 times 6 is 30. 12 times 12 is way more th...

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Return the first and last character of a string
Return the first and last character of a string, concatenated together. If there is only one character in the string, the functi...

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Roll the Dice!
*Description* Return two random integers between 1 and 6, inclusive, to simulate rolling 2 dice. *Example* [x1,x2] =...

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Vectorize the digits of an Integer
Create a vector of length N for an integer of N digits. x=123045; x_vec=[1 2 3 0 4 5]; I happened upon a trick to do ...

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN
Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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Triangle Numbers
Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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Number of Horns on a unicorn!
Calculate the number of horns on a *unicorn*! And I'm talking about a unicorn with not more than one horn on it!

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Whether the input is vector?
Given the input x, return 1 if x is vector or else 0.

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When can one be the Life Member of the IEEE?
Consult the site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ieee from where it can be seen that IEEE Members who have reached the age of 65 an...

8 years ago

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Will there be a new leader?