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M&S; Systems Engineering
Professional Interests: Modelling and Simulation; Naval warfare; Marine Ecology; Nerve Physiology

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Circle area using pi
Given a circle's radius, compute the circle's area. Use the built-in mathematical constant pi.

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Vectorizing, too easy or too hard?
Please insert a . before any ^, * or / in the string. That's it!!

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Who invented zero?
We know the importance zero in computer science, mathematics... but who invented zero? Clue: He was the first in the line ...

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Find Index of maximum Value and maximum Value of a vector
Find the Index of the first occurrence of the maximum value in a vector and also the maximum value in the vector. Example: [...

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Convert a numerical matrix into a cell array of strings
Given a numerical matrix, output a *cell array of string*. For example: if input = 1:3 output is {'1','2','3'} whic...

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Is it a number?
Determine if input is numeric. If it is,output is 1; if it is not, output is 0.

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only input
Return the output without writing any code into the function.

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Is it an Armstrong number?
An Armstrong number of three digits is an integer such that the sum of the cubes of its digits is equal to the number itself. Fo...

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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.

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

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

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Is the Point in a Circle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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Sophie Germain prime
In number theory, a prime number p is a *Sophie Germain prime* if 2p + 1 is also prime. For example, 23 is a Sophie Germain prim...

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does it touch ?
given a sentence, tell how much it touches. input : string output : how much it touches touching : a bilabial phoneme d...

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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...

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Set defaults
Write a function that computes the volume of a cube. The function should be able to accept three inputs: the length, width, and...

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System of equations
Find a solution to a system of equations represented by a |n| by |n+1| matrix. For instance, [ 2 0 4; => 2*x = 4 ...

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Equal to their cube
Tell me three real numbers that are equal to their cubes?

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Remove the two elements next to NaN value
The aim is to *remove the two elements next to NaN values* inside a vector. For example: x = [6 10 5 8 9 NaN 23 9 7 3 21 ...

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Are you in or are you out?
Given vertices specified by the vectors xv and yv, and a single point specified by the numbers X and Y, return "true" if the poi...

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Find the nearest integer
Given a vector of integers and a real number find the closest integer. EX: >> a = [2 4 5 6 8 10]; >> b = 4.6; >> nea...

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Fahrenheit to Celsius converter
Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius degrees.

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Project Euler: Problem 9, Pythagorean numbers
A Pythagorean triplet is a set of three natural numbers, a b c, for which, a^2 + b^2 = c^2 For example, 3^2 + 4^2 =...

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Column norms of a matrix
Given a matrix M, return a vector y such that for each k y(k)=norm(M(:,k)) (y(k) is the Euclidean norm of the k-th col...

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letter yes yes & letter no no
Split a string into two strings, first string has all alphabetic letters, next string has all the rest, keep the order please, o...

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Find number of days
The input is two date in string format (dd-mm-yyyy) find out the number of days between these two dates. Example: input: ...

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Twins in a Window
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_primes Twin primes> are prime numbers that differ by 2, such as [11,13] or [41,43]. Write a f...

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7 segment LED display
Given a whole number, output how many segments would be lit up to display it on a 7 segment LED display (http://en.wikipedia.org...

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