# David Young

### University of Sussex and University of Southampton

Professional Interests: Image Processing

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Create a row array using double colon operator

Create a row array from 9 to 1, using the double colon operator.

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Flip the bit

Given an input character string (e.g. '1001'), return a character string with the bits flipped ('0110').

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Number of Horns on a unicorn!

Calculate the number of horns on a *unicorn*! And I'm talking about a unicorn with not more than one horn on it!

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Multiply 2 numbers

Very easy, you just have to multiply 2 numbers but you cannot use the following signs (*, /, - ,^) ,mtimes , times, cross, pro...

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Find the Kronecker Tensor Product without using KRON

The Kronecker Tensor Product is the result of multiplying all elements of a matrix with each of the elements of another matrix. ...

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Back to basics 22 - Rotate a matrix

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Rotate the input matrix 90 degrees counterclockwise (e.g. [1 2; ...

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Make a function that returns its own character count

Write a function that returns a 128 element vector with an accurate inventory of the ASCII characters in its own function file. ...

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Is this group simply connected?

Given connectivity information about a graph, your job is to figure out if the graph is fully connected. You are given a list of...

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Project Euler: Problem 7, Nth prime

By listing the first six prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13, we can see that the 6th prime is 13. What is the Nth prime nu...

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Smallest distance between a point and a rectangle

Given two points *x* and *y* placed at opposite corners of a rectangle, find the minimal euclidean distance between another poin...

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Biggest Value in the (Neighbor)Hood

For this challenge you get two inputs: a matrix A and an integer value n. Your function should return a Matrix B of the same si...

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N-Dimensional Array Slice

Given an N-dimensional array, _A_, an index, _I_, and a dimension, _d_, return the _I_ th elements of _A_ in the _d_ dimension. ...

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count to vector

Return a matrix of numbers of dimension K by N, where K = prod(v), and N=length(v). The rows count from a vector of ones up to v...

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Chromatic Tuner

Given a frequency, return the number of cents difference between the given frequency and its nearest semitone (in 12-tone equal ...

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magic solver

Create a function that returns _true_ and has a cody <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/256-return-the-size-o...

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Distance walked 2D

Suppose you go from x-y coordinates [3,4] to [0,0] to [0,1] to [1,1], then you walked 7 units of distance.

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Give the Shortest Path Through The Maze

*Description* The purpose of this problem is to give the shortest path through a maze. The maze will be provided in a codifie...

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First N Perfect Squares

*Description* Return the first N perfect squares *Example* input = 4; output = [ 1 4 9 16 ];

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Valid Chess Moves

Using <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algebraic_chess_notation standard Algebraic notation> ('' for a pawn), given previous move a...

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Sorting

Assume that x is an n-by-2 matrix. The aim is to return the first column of x, but sorted according to the second column. Exa...

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Mechanics 1

I thought I would make a mechanics problem for all those physics lovers out there. Imagine two solid, rigid spheres B1 and B...

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Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal

Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

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Maintain shape of logical-index mask

When using logical indexing into an array, MATLAB returns a vector output. For example, if A = magic(3); mask = logi...

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Half?

If you toss an even number (x) of coins, what is the probability (y) of 50% head and 50% tail?

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Read a Soroban Abacus

*Description* The Soroban is the name of the modern Japanese abacus. Information on reading a Soroban can be found <http://we...

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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...

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Weighted average

Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

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Clockwise or Counterclockwise

Given a list of 2-d points defining the vertices of a polygon, determine whether these points are sorted clockwise. The input...

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Who knows the last digit of pi?

There is only one man who knows the last digit of pi, who is that man? Give the name of that man, who, by popular believe, can ...

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