# Gurudatha Pai

### University of Wyoming

http://uwstudents.uwyo.edu/gpai

Professional Interests: signal processing, system identification, power system stability studies

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Why does Microsoft Outlook not like MATLAB's .MAT files?

Hello All, This is not a MATLAB question but I would really appreciate any comments. In my experience, outlook blocks .mat...

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answersHow to plot common zero crossings of 3 different signals (3 sinusoidal signals)?

This may sub-optimal but definitely a start. I would find the zero crossings of each as a vector of 1's and 0's and add them. Th...

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Matlab's Strange Behavior

>> fprintf('%4d, %1.6f, %1.6f\n',1, 1.1, 1.2) 1, 1.100000, 1.200000 >> disp(fprintf('%4d, %1.6f, %1.6f\n',1, 1.1, 1.2)...

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Target sorting

Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

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How to find the position of an element in a vector without using the find function

Write a function posX=findPosition(x,y) where x is a vector and y is the number that you are searching for. Examples: fin...

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n

Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

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Find common elements in matrix rows

Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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Most nonzero elements in row

Given the matrix a, return the index r of the row with the most nonzero elements. Assume there will always be exactly one row th...

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Remove any row in which a NaN appears

Given the matrix A, return B in which all the rows that have one or more <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/nan.html NaN...

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How to determine the order of ARMA and AR coefficient ?

Model order selection is often a tricky business. Inspecting the Hankel singular values is one many methods. There are many such...

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Is there a faster way to implement a FIFO (queue) ?

Hi, I was wondering if somebody could comment on my use of array indexing. I have a recursive function which uses some initial c...

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Help understanding an error

Hello all, I am in a simple situation with an error that doesn't tell you a whole lot. I have a plot that I want to save as a...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB

Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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Remove the vowels

Remove all the vowels in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill' Output s2 is 'Jck nd Jll wn...

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Summing digits

Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

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Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.

Given a list of complex numbers z, return a list zSorted such that the numbers that are farthest from the origin (0+0i) appear f...

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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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Return the 3n+1 sequence for n

A Collatz sequence is the sequence where, for a given number n, the next number in the sequence is either n/2 if the number is e...

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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.

There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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Swap the first and last columns

Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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Make a checkerboard matrix

Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Example...

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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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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing

Return true if the elements of the input vector increase monotonically (i.e. each element is larger than the previous). Return f...

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Weighted average

Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

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Fibonacci sequence

Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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Triangle Numbers

Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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What are the rules for naming script files?

Hello, This is perhaps one of those "I-know-the-answer-still-I-ask" questions. Today, I had a strange error in one of my scri...

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answersWhat frustrates you about MATLAB?

I dont know if somebody has posted this already but I would like to mention that the auto-fill feature frustrates me a lot. I ca...

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