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# @bmtran (Bryant Tran)

1,537 total contributions since 2012

Acoustics, Machine Learning, Signal Processing, Software

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Sums of Distinct Powers
You will be given three numbers: base, nstart, and nend. Write a MATLAB script that will compute the sum of a sequence of both ...

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Parse me a Lisp
*Description* In Lisp and its variants, function calls are done using parenthesis where the first item in the parenthesis is ...

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The sliding puzzle: 3D
This is an extension of <https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/42842 problem 42842>. In this case, the puzzle is...

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The sliding puzzle: 15
If you are unfamiliar with the sliding puzzle, enter the command _fifteen_ in your MATLAB command window (or search online, of c...

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Cache me Outside
The test suite includes a simple recursive Fibonacci sequence generator, but it's terribly inefficient. One simple method for im...

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Use R2016b Text Manipulations to Fix These Addresses (Part 1)
We have a series of addresses like the following which we'd like to reformat. Can you remove the latitude and longitude from the...

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When Was That Goal Scored?
We want to find out when the goals were scored in a particular soccer game. For each game, we are given a "Goal Event Data" XML ...

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Combine the first and last names
MATLAB R2016 provides a rich set of functions to work with string arrays. In this problem, you will be given two string arrays o...

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"Cody" * 5 == "CodyCodyCodyCodyCody"
*Alice*: What? *"Cody" * 5 == "CodyCodyCodyCodyCody"*? You've gotta be kidding me! *Bob*: No, I am serious! Python supports...

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5th Time's a Charm
Write a function that will return the input value. However, your function must fail the first four times, only functioning prope...

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Acid and water
Assume that there is a 100 liter tank. It is initially filled with just distilled water. It is continuously drained at R...

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Number of Even Elements in Fibonacci Sequence
Find how many even fibonacci numbers are available in the first d numbers. Consider the following first 14 numbers 1 1 2...

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Pi Digit Probability
Assume that the next digit of pi constant is determined by the historical digit distribution. What is the probability of next di...

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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...

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ASCII Birthday Cake
Given an age and a name, give draw an ASCII birthday cake. For example, given the name "CODY" and the age 5, return a string wit...

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Polarisation
You have n polarising filters stacked one on top of another, and you know each axis angle. How much light gets passed through th...

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Inscribed Pentagon?
Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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Write a function to provide a yes or no answer to the input string. However, it must plead the 5th amendment (return an empty st...

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The Top 5 Primes
This problem series invites you to solve two simple problems related to the integer NUMBER FIVE, in order to celebrate <http:// ...

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Circle/Pentagon Overlap
Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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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...

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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...

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Recaman Sequence - II
Take an arbitrary starting point as input and create Recaman Sequence. Then find the 1, return its index. For example: if n =...

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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...

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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...

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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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MATLAB Counter
Write a function f = counter(x0,b) to construct a counter handle f that counts with an initial value x0 and a step size b. E...

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Spot the First Occurrence of 5
This problem series invites you to solve two simple problems related to the integer NUMBER FIVE, in order to celebrate <http:// ...

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Recaman Sequence - I
Recaman Sequence (A005132 - <http://oeis.org/A005132 - OEIS Link>) is defined as follow; seq(0) = 0; for n > 0, seq(n) ...

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Sums of Multiple Pairs of Triangular Numbers
This is a follow-up to Problem 44289 - Find two triangular numbers whose sum is input. There are some numbers that are the su...

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