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# Ned Gulley

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422 total contributions since 2011

I work on the MATLAB Central and MATLAB Interface teams. See also http://www.starchamber.com/

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On the Importance of Software to Research
This week's post is by Mike Croucher. Mike is a member of the Customer Success Engineering team in the UK, working with...

2 months ago

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Cody News: Test That Code Before You Submit It!
See this? This is so cool. What you're looking at is the new Scratch Pad area for Cody. It will make playing Cody more...

2 months ago

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Neither minima nor maxima
Input v is a vector. Return all the elements of v which are not a local minimum or maximum. Example: v = [1 2 3 4 5] Ou...

2 months ago

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Akrem Hadji is a top contributor to Cody.  Here is a Q&amp;A I did with Akrem who is a Telecommunications Engineer in...

3 months ago

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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...

4 months ago

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Live Editor in MATLAB Mobile
The Live Editor combines code, output, and formatted text in a single executable notebook. Last year, we introduced this...

4 months ago

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Happy Valentines Day!
What to do? It's nearly February 14th, and what, oh what will you get your sweet one? Your very own osculating curve? The...

4 months ago

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MATLAB Drive and British Coal
The other day I received this email from my friend Jos. Very thoughtful of him! After a recent meeting, we were...

5 months ago

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Virtual Workshops with Black Girls Code and MissionSAFE
Guest bloggers Ishaani, a MathWorks UX Specialist, and Vidya Gopalakrishnan, a MathWorks Senior Technical Writer, bring you...

5 months ago

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How Long Is a Winter’s Day?
Happy December! The days sure seem longer in the winter. Of course, there are fewer hours of daylight. But the actual span...

6 months ago

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Fix the last element of a cell array
Note: this is lifted directly from <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/82825-puzzler-for-a-monday Puzzler for a Mond...

6 months ago

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Convert a numerical matrix into a cell array of strings
Given a numerical matrix, output a *cell array of string*. For example: if input = 1:3 output is {'1','2','3'} whic...

6 months ago

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Proper Factors
Generate the proper factors of input integer _x_ and return them in ascending order. For more information on proper factors, ref...

7 months ago

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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...

7 months ago

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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...

7 months ago

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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 ...

7 months ago

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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...

7 months ago

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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. ...

7 months ago

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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 ...

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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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...

8 months ago

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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; ...

8 months ago

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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...

8 months ago

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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...

8 months ago

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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...

8 months ago

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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]

8 months ago

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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...

8 months ago

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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 ...

8 months ago

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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...

8 months ago

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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...

10 months ago