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# Aidan Kwok

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Solve the Sudoku Row
*Description* A simple yet tedious task occurs near the end of most Sudoku-solving algorithms, computerized or manual. The ta...

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Calculate the sum of two numbers. Example input = [2 3] output = 5

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Back to basics 21 - Matrix replicating
Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Given an input matrix, generate an output matrix that consists o...

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Tell me the slope
Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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Extra safe primes
Did you know that the number 5 is the first safe prime? A safe prime is a prime number that can be expressed as 2p+1, where p is...

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Find the nearest prime number
Happy 5th birthday, Cody! Since 5 is a prime number, let's have some fun looking for other prime numbers. Given a positive in...

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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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Word Counting and Indexing
You are given a list of strings, each being a list of words divided by spaces. Break the strings into words, then return a maste...

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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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Mandelbrot Numbers
The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set Mandelbrot Set> is built around a simple iterative equation. z(1) = c z...

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Renaming a field in a structure array
MATLAB has a <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/setfield.html setfield> and a <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref...

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Remove the polynomials that have positive real elements of their roots.
The characteristic equation for a dynamic system is a polynomial whose roots indicate its behavior. If any of the <http://www.ma...

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Indexed Probability Table
This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Subset Sum
Given a vector v of integers and an integer n, return the the indices of v (as a row vector in ascending order) that sum to n. I...

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Calculate the Levenshtein distance between two strings
This problem description is lifted from <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levenshtein_distance>. The Levenshtein distance betwee...

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Prime factor digits
Consider the following number system. Calculate the prime factorization for each number n, then represent the prime factors in a...

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Longest Divisor Run
Given the vector a, find the longest run of consecutive numbers that can be evenly divided by the same number d where d > 1. ...

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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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Knight's Tour Checker
Given a matrix a, determine whether or not a legal <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight's_tour knight's tour> is present. The kn...

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Sorted highest to lowest?
Return 1 if the input is sorted from highest to lowest, 0 if not. Example: 1:7 -> 0 [7 5 2] -> 1

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2048 Next Move
Given a board in the game 2048 (see the game here: <http://gabrielecirulli.github.io/2048/ 2048>) and a direction ('up','down','...

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Sum of diagonal of a square matrix
If x = [1 2 4; 3 4 5; 5 6 7] then y should be the sum of the diagonals of the matrix y = 1 + 4 + 7 = 12

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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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What is the next step in Conway's Life?
Given a matrix A that represents the state of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway's_Game_of_Life Conway's game of Life> at one ...

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Scrabble Scores
Given a word, determine its score in <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble Scrabble>. The input string will always be provi...

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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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Clean the List of Names
Given a list of names in a cell array, remove any duplications that result from different capitalizations of the same string. So...

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Encode Roman Numerals
Create a function taking a non-negative integer as its parameter and returning a string containing the Roman Numeral representat...

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Balanced number
Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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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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