Physical Oceanographer

Professional Interests: Oceanography - Climate Research

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Bottles of beer

Given an input number representing the number of bottles of beer on the wall, output how many are left if you take one down and ...

11 months ago

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Elapsed Time

Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

2 years ago

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A Simple Tide Gauge with MATLAB

*∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿* You are standing in a few inches of sea water on a beach. You a...

2 years ago

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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...

2 years ago

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Predicting life and death of a memory-less light bulb

*💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 &...

2 years ago

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Missing five

Convert decimal numbers to a base-9 notation missing the digit *5* <<http://www.alfnie.com/software/missing5.jpg>> Too man...

2 years ago

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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...

2 years ago

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Octoberfest festival

A group of students decided to visit Octoberfest festival. First they ordered one beer, then after half-hour they taken one more...

2 years ago

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The 5th Root

Write a function to find the 5th root of a number. It sounds easy, but the typical functions are not allowed (see the test su...

2 years ago

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Is this is a Tic Tac Toe X Win?

For the game of <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tic-tac-toe Tic Tac Toe> we will be storing the state of the game in a matrix M. ...

2 years ago

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5 Prime Numbers

Your function will be given lower and upper integer bounds. Your task is to return a vector containing the first five prime numb...

2 years ago

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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...

2 years ago

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Basic electricity in a dry situation

This is a very hypothetical situation between two individuals in a very dry atmosphere. He came running in rubber boots when...

2 years ago

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Pentagonal Numbers

Your function will receive a lower and upper bound. It should return all pentagonal numbers within that inclusive range in ascen...

2 years ago

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Pernicious Anniversary Problem

Since Cody is 5 years old, it's pernicious. <http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Pernicious_numbers Pernicious number> is an integer whi...

2 years ago

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Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.

Submit your answer to this problem a multiple of 5 seconds after the hour. Your answer is irrelevant; the only thing that matte...

2 years ago

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Breaking Out of the Matrix

Do you want to take the Red Pill, or the Blue Pill? If you take the Blue Pill, you will simply pass along to the next problem...

2 years ago

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Van Eck's Sequence's nth member

Return the Van Eck's Sequence's nth member. For detailed info : <http://oeis.org/A181391 OEIS link> and <https://www.theguard...

2 years ago

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Energy of a photon

Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this photon in giga electron volts. Assume h, Planck's ...

2 years ago

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How to subtract?

* Imagine you need to subtract a few numbers using MATLAB. * You will not be using eval for this task. * Given two ASCII strin...

2 years ago

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder

Given a "counting sequence" vector x, construct the original sequence y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entrie...

3 years ago

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Quote Doubler

Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

3 years ago

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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 =...

3 years ago

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Distance walked 1D

Suppose you go from position 7 to 10 to 6 to 4. Then you have walked 9 units of distance, since 7 to 10 is 3 units, 10 to 6 is 4...

3 years ago

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Joining Ranges

You are given a n-by-2 matrix. Each row represents a numeric range, e.g. x = [0 5; 10 3; 20 15; 16 19; 25 25] contains...

3 years ago

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Replicate elements in vectors

Replicate each element of a row vector (with NaN) a constant number of times. Examples : n=2, A=[1 2 3] -> [1 1 2 2 3 3] n=0...

3 years ago

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Counting Money

Add the numbers given in the cell array of strings. The strings represent amounts of money using this notation: $99,999.99. E...

3 years ago

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Getting the indices from a vector

This is a basic MATLAB operation. It is for instructional purposes. --- You may already know how to <http://www.mathworks....

3 years ago

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Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4

Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4 So if n = 3, then return [1 2 2 3 3 3] And if n = 5, then return [1 2 2...

3 years ago

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.

Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

3 years ago