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# Kevon Fernando

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Spot the outlier
All points except for one lie on a line. Which one is the outlier? Example: You are given a list of x-y pairs in a column ...

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Solitaire Cipher
Implement the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitaire_(cipher) solitaire cipher>. Since this is from Wikipedia, I am capturin...

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Make a run-length companion vector
Given a vector x, return a vector r that indicates the run length of any value in x. Each element in r shows how many times the ...

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QWERTY coordinates
Given a lowercase letter or a digit as input, return the row where that letter appears on a <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboa...

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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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Miles to go before I sleep
Recently, my car's odometer passed 56789. Given an odometer reading, output how many miles need to be driven to get the next mi...

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longest sequence of nans
In an array return the length of longest sequence of nans for each column. x = [ 2 3 1 2 5 6; nan nan 5 n...

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Joining Ranges
You are given a n-by-2 matrix. Each row represents a numeric range, e.g. x = [0 5; 10 3; 20 15; 16 19; 25 25] contains...

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Function Iterator
Given a handle fh to a function which takes a scalar input and returns a scalar output and an integer n >= 1, return a handle f...

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Generate a Parasitic Number
This problem is the next step up from <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/156-parasitic-numbers Problem 156>. ...

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Genome decoding
Inspired by a question on the answer forum: You are given a matrix of 8-bit integers which encodes a genome. Each integer can...

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Implement a counter
Write a function that returns a function that counts the number of times it is invoked. Example: >> h = counter; >> h() ...

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Cat, Meowcat and Concatenation
Input is a cell array containing several strings. Find the largest continuous sub-string common to all strings. All strings are ...

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Change Vector Value
Change the element of the vector with respect to the element of the direction vector If the element of the direction vecto...

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nth Rational Number
Return the nth rational number. This is the inverse to Problem <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/1471 1...

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Connect Four Win Checker
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connect_Four Connect Four> is a game where you try to get four pieces in a row. For this problem, ...

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Find the biggest empty box
You are given a matrix that contains only ones and zeros. Think of the ones as columns in an otherwise empty floor plan. You wan...

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Polite numbers. N-th polite number.
A polite number is an integer that sums of at least two consecutive positive integers. For example _7 = 3+4_ so 7 is a polite...

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Make a simplified barcode
Given an integer to encode, make a barcode using the following encoding scheme: * The bar code is made from the binary versio...

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Polite numbers. Politeness.
A polite number is an integer that sums of two or more consecutive positive integers. Politeness of a positive integer is a num...

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N-th Odious
Given index n return n-th <https://oeis.org/A000069 odious number>.

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Find the 9's Complement
Find the 9's complement of the given number. An example of how this works is <http://electrical4u.com/9s-complement-and-10s-c...

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Kaprekar numbers
Test if the input is a Kaprekar number: <http://mathworld.wolfram.com/KaprekarNumber.html>. Return a logical true or false. ...

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Narcissistic number ?
Inspired by Problem 2056 created by Ted. In recreational number theory, a narcissistic number is a number that is the sum of ...

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Smith numbers
Return true if the input is a Smith number in base ten. Otherwise, return false. Read about Smith numbers at <http://en.wikipedi...

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Bell Number calculator
Calculate a vector of Bell numbers for sets up to length n. Bell numbers are the maximum number of partitions of a set. See the ...

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Given a window, how many subsets of a vector sum positive
Given a vector: [1 0 -1 3 2 -3 1] and a window of 2, A sliding window would find: 1 + 0 = 1 0 - 1 = -1 ...

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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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Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal
Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

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Return elements unique to either input
Given two numeric inputs a and b, return a row vector that contains the numbers found in only a or only b, but not both. For ex...

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