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Nicholas Howe


Smith College

293 total contributions since 2005

Professional Interests: Computer vision

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Generate N equally spaced intervals between -L and L
Given N and L, return a list of numbers (in ascending order) that divides the interval [-L L] into N equal-length segments. F...

7 months ago

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Magic is simple (for beginners)
Determine for a magic square of order n, the magic sum m. For example m=15 for a magic square of order 3.

7 months ago

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Make a random, non-repeating vector.
This is a basic MATLAB operation. It is for instructional purposes. --- If you want to get a random permutation of integer...

7 months ago

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Return area of square
Side of square=input=a Area=output=b

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Maximum value in a matrix
Find the maximum value in the given matrix. For example, if A = [1 2 3; 4 7 8; 0 9 1]; then the answer is 9.

7 months ago

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Replicate elements in vectors
Replicate each element of a row vector (with NaN) a constant number of times. Examples n=2, A=[1 2 3] -> [1 1 2 2 3 3] ...

7 months ago

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We love vectorized solutions. Problem 1 : remove the row average.
Given a 2-d matrix, remove the row average from each row. Your solution MUST be vectorized. The solution will be tested for ac...

7 months ago

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Say something funny
Say something funny, or not. Your solution will be (fully automatically and objectively) scored based on how clever or funny ...

1 year ago

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Reindex a vector
You are given two vectors of equal length. Vector N has numeric values (no Inf or NaN) while vector IDX has integers. Place th...

1 year ago

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Specific Element Count
Given a vector _v_ and a element _e_, return the number of occurrences of _e_ in _v_. Note: NaNs are equal and there may be n...

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First non-zero element in each column
For a given matrix, calculate the index of the first non-zero element in each column. Assuming a column with all elements zero ...

1 year ago

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Alternating sum
Given vector x, calculate the alternating sum y = x(1) - x(2) + x(3) - x(4) + ...

1 year ago

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What is the next step in Conway's Life?
Given a matrix A that represents the state of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway's_Game_of_Life Conway's game of Life> at one ...

2 years ago

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Is this is a Tic Tac Toe X Win?
For the game of <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tic-tac-toe Tic Tac Toe> we will be storing the state of the game in a matrix M. ...

2 years ago

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Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.
Submit your answer to this problem a multiple of 5 seconds after the hour. Your answer is irrelevant; the only thing that matte...

2 years ago

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Knight's Tour Checker
Given a matrix a, determine whether or not a legal <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight's_tour knight's tour> is present. The kn...

3 years ago

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Output any real number that is neither positive nor negative
Output any real number that is neither positive nor negative

3 years ago

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Create a block diagonal matrix
A block diagonal matrix is a square matrix that can be written as A = [a 0 0 0 0 b 0 0 0 0 c 0 ...

5 years ago

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German tank problem
The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_tank_problem German tank problem> is a well-known statistical problem that attempts to ...

5 years ago

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Fair Scoring for Cody
The length-based scoring system for Cody has a few well-known loopholes that allow clever programmers to hide complex code insid...

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Try 1.5.4: Celsius to Fahrenheit
Write a program to convert an input given in Celsius to Fahrenheit. Examples: Input celsiusValue = 100 Output fahrValu...

5 years ago

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Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements
Given a Fahrenheit value F, convert to a Celsius value C. While the equation is C = 5/9 * (F - 32), as an exercise use two state...

5 years ago

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Create a row array using double colon operator
Create a row array from 9 to 1, using the double colon operator.

5 years ago

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Back to basics 15 - classes
Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return the class of the input variable.

5 years ago

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Triangle sequence
A sequence of triangles is constructed in the following way: 1) the first triangle is Pythagoras' 3-4-5 triangle 2) the s...

6 years ago

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Find a Pythagorean triple
Given four different positive numbers, a, b, c and d, provided in increasing order: a < b < c < d, find if any three of them com...

6 years ago

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Side of an equilateral triangle
If an equilateral triangle has area A, then what is the length of each of its sides, x? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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Area of an equilateral triangle
Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Equilateral-tr...

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Dimensions of a rectangle
The longer side of a rectangle is three times the length of the shorter side. If the length of the diagonal is x, find the width...

6 years ago

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Side of a rhombus
If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

6 years ago

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