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Yvan Lengwiler


University of Basel

Last seen: 3 months ago Active since 2007

Professional Interests: finance, asset pricing, auction theory, differential equations

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Pizza!
Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

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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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So many choices
For inputs _n_ and _k_ (in that order), output the number of ways that k objects can be chosen from amongst n distinct objects. ...

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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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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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Remove NaN ?
input -> matrix (n*m) with at least one element equal to NaN; output -> matrix(p*m), the same matrix where we deleted the enti...

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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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the fly, the train, the second train, and their Zeno's paradox
*You have heard this one*: A train leaves station _A_ and travels with constant velocity _v1_. A second train leaves station _B_...

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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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given 3 sides, find area of this triangle
1:3 -> 0; 3:5 -> 6

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Program an exclusive OR operation with logical operators
Program an exclusive or operation *without* using the MATLAB function xor. Use logical operators like |, &, ~, ... instead. ...

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Right and wrong
Given a vector of lengths [a b c], determines whether a triangle with those sides lengths is a right triangle: <http://en.wikipe...

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All your base are belong to us
Find the base _b_ logarithm of the input decimal number _x_. Express the output as a decimal number. The first argument is the n...

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Triangle Numbers Below N
This is an offshoot of <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/5-triangle-numbers Cody Problem 5: Triangle Numbers...

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Test for balanced parentheses
Given the input inStr, give the boolean output out indicating whether all the parentheses are balanced. Examples: * If ...

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Sorting
Assume that x is an n-by-2 matrix. The aim is to return the first column of x, but sorted according to the second column. Exa...

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Sorting
Assume that x is an n-by-2 matrix. The aim is to return the first column of x, but sorted according to the second column. Exa...

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surface of a spherical planet
you just discovered its circumference, that is the input.

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Love triangles
Given a vector of lengths [a b c], determines whether a triangle with non-zero area (in two-dimensional Euclidean space, smarty!...

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Pattern matching
Given a matrix, m-by-n, find all the rows that have the same "increase, decrease, or stay same" pattern going across the columns...

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Factorize THIS, buddy
List the prime factors for the input number, in decreasing order. List each factor only once, even if the factorization includes...

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Which quadrant?
Given a complex number, output quadrant 'I' 'II' 'III' or 'IV' | II | I | ...

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Who knows the last digit of pi?
There is only one man who knows the last digit of pi, who is that man? Give the name of that man, who, by popular believe, can ...

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2 b | ~ 2 b
Given a string input, output true if there are 2 b's in it, false if otherwise Examples: 'Macbeth' -> false 'Publius Cor...

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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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function on a moving window
Create a function that applies an operation (such as @sum, @mean, @std, @norm etc) to a moving window of the data. First exam...

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function on a moving window
Create a function that applies an operation (such as @sum, @mean, @std, @norm etc) to a moving window of the data. First exam...

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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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All capital?
Are all the letters in the input string capital letters? Examples: 'MNOP' -> 1 'MN0P' -> 0

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