Community Profile # Jack Xiao

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Interpolator
You have a two vectors, a and b. They are monotonic and the same length. Given a value, va, where va is between a(1) and a(end...

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Indexed Probability Table
This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Clean the List of Names
Given a list of names in a cell array, remove any duplications that result from different capitalizations of the same string. So...

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DNA N-Gram Distribution
Given a string s and a number n, find the most frequently occurring n-gram in the string, where the n-grams can begin at any poi...

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Sums with Excluded Digits
Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Pascal's Triangle
Given an integer n >= 0, generate the length n+1 row vector representing the n-th row of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascals_t...

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Counting Money
Add the numbers given in the cell array of strings. The strings represent amounts of money using this notation: \$99,999.99. E...

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Alphabetize by last name
Given a list of names in a cell array, sort the list by the last name. So if list = {'Barney Google','Snuffy Smith','Dagwood ...

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<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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Nearest Numbers
Given a row vector of numbers, find the indices of the two nearest numbers. Examples: [index1 index2] = nearestNumbers([2 5 3...

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Remove all the consonants
Remove all the consonants in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill'; Output s2 is 'a ...

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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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MATLAB Basic: rounding II

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MATLAB Basic: rounding
Do rounding near to zero Example: -8.8, answer -8 +8.1 answer 8

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Calculate the sum of two numbers. Example input = [2 3] output = 5

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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...

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Elapsed Time
Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

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5 Prime Numbers
Your function will be given lower and upper integer bounds. Your task is to return a vector containing the first five prime numb...

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Quote Doubler
Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.
Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

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Rescale Scores
Each column (except last) of matrix |X| contains students' scores in a course assignment or a test. The last column has a weight...

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder
Given a "counting sequence" vector x, construct the original sequence y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entrie...

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences
Given a vector x, return a vector y of the unique values in x sorted by the number of occurrences in x. Ties are resolved by a ...

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Calculate Inner Product
Given two input matrices, |x| and |y|, check if their inner dimensions match. * If they match, create an output variable |z|...

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Find the two most distant points
Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5
If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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Find MPG of Lightest Cars
The file |cars.mat| contains a table named |cars| with variables |Model|, |MPG|, |Horsepower|, |Weight|, and |Acceleration| for ...

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"
Given the string s1, return the string s2 with the target characters removed. For example, given s1 = 'the main event' your ...

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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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Side of a rhombus
If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<https://imgur.com/x6hT6mm.png>> ...

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