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# Richard Moore

Last seen: 2 months ago Active since 2013

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Professional Interests: image processing, signal processing, sensor modelling

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Solitaire Cipher
Implement the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitaire_(cipher) solitaire cipher>. Since this is from Wikipedia, I am capturin...

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Find the biggest empty box
You are given a matrix that contains only ones and zeros. Think of the ones as columns in an otherwise empty floor plan. You wan...

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How long is the longest prime diagonal?
Stanislaw Ulam once observed that if the counting numbers are <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulam_spiral arranged in a spiral>, t...

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Spot the outlier
All points except for one lie on a line. Which one is the outlier? Example: You are given a list of x-y pairs in a column ...

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Find a subset that divides the vector into equal halves
Given a vector x, return the indices to elements that will sum to exactly half of the sum of all elements. Example: Inpu...

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Make a run-length companion vector
Given a vector x, return a vector r that indicates the run length of any value in x. Each element in r shows how many times the ...

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Flag largest magnitude swings as they occur
You have a phenomenon that produces strictly positive or negative results. delta = [1 -3 4 2 -1 6 -2 -7]; Marching thr...

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How many trades represent all the profit?
Given a list of results from trades made: [1 3 -4 2 -1 2 3] We can add them up to see this series of trades made a profit ...

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Given a window, how many subsets of a vector sum positive
Given a vector: [1 0 -1 3 2 -3 1] and a window of 2, A sliding window would find: 1 + 0 = 1 0 - 1 = -1 ...

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Implement simple rotation cypher
If given a letter from the set: [abc...xyz] and a shift, implement a shift cypher. Example: 'abc' with a shi...

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Choose the best fitting dominoes
You will be given a cell array of nx2 matrices. Choose one row from each matrix. These are the ordered pairs that will be plac...

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Find best domino orientation
Given a list of pairs, find the orientation they should be placed in a line, such that the sum of the absolute values of the dif...

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Find best placement for ordered dominoes (harder)
Given a list of ordered pairs, find the order they should be placed in a line, such that the sum of the absolute values of the d...

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Rotate and display numbered tile
Imagine a square tile with four numbers on it, one on each edge. We will call these edges north, east, south, and west. If th...

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Find perfect placement of non-rotating dominoes (easier)
Given a list of ordered pairs, find the order they should be placed in a line, such that the sum of the absolute values of the d...

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Stuff the Board
You have a stack of tiles to put onto an array-like playing board. Each tile has a number (always an integer), and the board var...

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Scoring for oriented dominoes
Given a list of ordered pairs, and the order they should be placed in a line, find the sum of the absolute values of the differe...

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Cosine frequency doubler
Given an input vector containing a cosine wave of unknown frequency, produce an output vector of the same length containing a co...

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"
Given the string s1, return the string s2 with the target characters removed. For example, given s1 = 'the main event' your ...

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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 =...

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Summing Digits within Text
Given a string with text and digits, add all the numbers together. Examples: Input str = '4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a...

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Interpolator
You have a two vectors, a and b. They are monotonic and the same length. Given a value, va, where va is between a(1) and a(end...

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Test for balanced parentheses
Given the input inStr, give the boolean output out indicating whether all the parentheses are balanced. Examples: * If ...

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<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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Duplicates
Write a function that accepts a cell array of strings and returns another cell array of strings *with only the duplicates* retai...

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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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Trimming Spaces
Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

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Make a Palindrome Number
Some numbers like 323 are palindromes. Other numbers like 124 are not. But look what happens when we add that number to a revers...

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Find the two most distant points
Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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Which doors are open?
There are n doors in an alley. Initially they are all shut. You have been tasked to go down the alley n times, and open/shut the...

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