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# Jacob

### Grantham Mayo Van Oterloo (GMO)

77 total contributions since 2013

I worked at MIT Lincoln Laboratory for 3 years on projects related to signal processing and machine learning , and I currently work for a hedge fund performing quantitative research.

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Compute a dot product of two vectors x and y
x and y are input vectors, d is a number and contains their dot product

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Plus x: A first program
_Solve this problem in Mathwork's online Cody system._ Write a statement that assigns y with 5 plus x. Ex: If input x = 2,...

plus de 4 ans ago

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Sum of big primes without primes
Inspired by Project Euler n°10 (I am quite obviously a fan). With problem n°250 by Doug, you can find some global methods to ...

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Balanced number
Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Length of the hypotenuse
Given short sides of lengths a and b, calculate the length c of the hypotenuse of the right-angled triangle. <<http://upload....

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings
If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

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De-dupe
Remove all the redundant elements in a vector, but keep the first occurrence of each value in its original location. So if a =...

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Arrange Vector in descending order
If x=[0,3,4,2,1] then y=[4,3,2,1,0]

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Sorted highest to lowest?
Return 1 if the input is sorted from highest to lowest, 0 if not. Example: 1:7 -> 0 [7 5 2] -> 1

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Lightning strike distance: Writing a function
Write a function named LightningDistance that outputs "distance" given input "seconds". Seconds is the time from seeing lightnin...

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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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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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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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Scoring for oriented dominoes
Given a list of ordered pairs, and the order they should be placed in a line, find the sum of the absolute values of the differe...

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Getting the indices from a vector
This is a basic MATLAB operation. It is for instructional purposes. --- You may already know how to <http://www.mathworks....

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Find the body mass index. For reference, please refer to Wikipedia here: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index body ...

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Back to basics 11 - Max Integer
Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return the largest positive integer MATLAB can handle.

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Replace May with April
For instance, if the input is input_str = 'The flowers may bloom in April'; then the output is output_str = 'The flo...

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Celsius to Fahrenheit converter
Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit degrees.

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length of a vector
Find twice the length of a given vector.

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kmph to mps
convert kilometer per hour to meter per second

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Is my wife right? Now with even more wrong husband
Again, as in "Is my wife right?" ( <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/149-is-my-wife-right> ), answer 'yes' r...

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Rotate a Matrix
Input a Matrix x, Output y is the matrix rotating x 90 degrees clockwise

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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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inner product of two vectors
inner product of two vectors

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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.
Given a string such as s = '011110010000000100010111' find the length of the longest string of consecutive 1's. In this examp...

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Bullseye Matrix
Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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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 the alphabetic word product
If the input string s is a word like 'hello', then the output word product p is a number based on the correspondence a=1, b=2, ....

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