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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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QWERTY Shift Code Decoder

Decode a string encoded using the QWERTY shift code. QWERTY shift code is where the message was touch typed but with an offse...

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Word Distance - Sum

Let's suppose that the distance of a word can be calculated by summing the differences between its letters, having assigned the ...

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Count letters occurence in text, specific to words with a given length.

Build a function with two input arguments: a string and a word length (number of letters), that outputs a vector of counts of th...

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Data decompression

A chunk of data is to be 'decompressed'. Input: * compressed: a row vector of uint8 values. This is the compressed data. ...

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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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Savitha Talks About Kubernetes

I’m happy this week to be talking to a fellow MathWorker: Savitha Raghunathan. Why, you may ask, should I use the MATLAB...

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Elements with highest local average

Input v is a row vector such that length(v)>3. Consider a sliding window of length 3 that is used to calculate the local average...

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Combine Data With Gaps

Combine data sets a and b where the datasets have "gaps" or unique points. Example: Input a = [1,0; 2,1; ...

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Split array into pieces according to corresponding array

An array x of length n has values 1...m with each value appearing at least once. The values are sorted (n>=m). A second...

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Sum my indices

Given inputs M and N (in that order), output an MxN matrix whose entries are equal to the sum of their indices. Example input...

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Find indices of diagonal elements

Given a matrix A and a diagonal index d (where 0 indicates the main diagonal and off-diagonals are identified by positive and n...

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Hard limit function

Classify x data as if x>=0 then y=1 if x<0 then y=0 Example x = [ -2 -1 0 1 2] y = [ 0 0 1 1 1]

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How close to a hole

Suppose you have a description of good places (ones) and bad places (zeros). You want to know your distance from a bad place (in...

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Find the distance between runs

Another question inspired by the <http://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/?s_tid=gn_mlc_an answers forum>: A vector of ...

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New Cody Contest Underway

Because of the amazing contributions from community members like you, Cody has lots and lots of interesting problems to...

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Project Euler: Problem 5, Smallest multiple

2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smalle...

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Images in Cody Problems

Today I get to tell you about a feature I’ve been lusting after for years: proper rich text in Cody with embedded images....

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Double Your Pleasure – Fun with Shifty Digits

You’re in for a guest-blogging treat today. But first… What is the relationship between the number 1947 and 7194? Look...

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Cody Problem Visualization, Revisited

Way back in 2013 I did a blog post about visualizing Cody problems. The idea was to take various metrics for each problem...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Funding Open for MATLAB Community Toolboxes

Today’s post is a guest entry from Vijay Iyer, Neuroscience Community Liaison at MathWorks. MATLAB users in research have a...

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MathWorks Documentation has a fresh look: Check out our new Help Center

You may have noticed that MATLAB Online Documentation now sports a different UI. For this post, I’d like to welcome Wendy...

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Circles All the Way Down

This is a story about how ideas and code bounce around our shared social spaces. This one went from Twitter to GitHub to...

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Ordinal numbers

Given an integer n, return the corresponding ordinal number as a character string. For example, ord(1)='1st' ord(2)=...

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Split a string into chunks of specified length

Given a string and a vector of integers, break the string into chunks whose lengths are given by the elements of the vector. Ex...

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Cell Counting: How Many Draws?

You are given a cell array containing information about a number of soccer games. Each cell contains one of the following: * ...

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Guess Cipher

Guess the formula to transform strings as follows: 'Hello World!' --> 'Ifmmp Xpsme!' 'Can I help you?' --> 'Dbo J ifm...

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Successive zeros

Suppose n is the number of digits a number contains. Now, 12032 - is a valid n=5 digit number. But 10023 - is defined as i...

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Create a vector of n alternating ones and zeros

Given n, your output should be a vector y of numbers such that the first number is 1 and the numbers following it alternate betw...

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