# Stuart McGarrity

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I'm from a small town called Largs near Glasgow in Scotland. I studied for my undergraduate degree in Electronic and Microprocessor Engineering and PhD in Signal Processing at Strathclyde University. I live in Natick, MA.

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Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector

Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

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subtract central cross

Given an n-by-n square matrix, where n is an odd number, return the matrix without the central row and the central column.

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Get the area codes from a list of phone numbers

Given a string of text with phone numbers in it, return a unique'd cell array of strings that are the area codes. s = '508-647...

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I Plead the Fifth

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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Finding Perfect Squares

Given a vector of numbers, return true if one of the numbers is a square of one of the numbers. Otherwise return false. Example...

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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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Find the index of n in magic(n)

If input n=5, then magic(n) is 17 24 1 8 15 23 5 7 14 16 4 6 13 20 22...

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Create an index-powered vector

Given a input vector x, return y as index-powered vector as shown below. Example x = [2 3 6 9] then y should be [...

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Maximum value in a matrix

Find the maximum value in the given matrix. For example, if A = [1 2 3; 4 7 8; 0 9 1]; then the answer is 9.

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Swap the input arguments

Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n

Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

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Reverse the vector

Reverse the vector elements. Example: Input x = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9] Output y = [9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1]

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Make a random, non-repeating vector.

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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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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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Fix the last element of a cell array

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Cell joiner

You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

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Getting the indices from a vector

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Join Strings with Multiple Different Delimiters

The idea is to form the string S by interleaving the elements of a cell array of strings DELIMITER and another cell array of st...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5

If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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Use a timetable to analyze a train timetable (Part 4)

You are analyzing a train timetable (you have some time to kill since you just missed your train!) What is the average daily tri...

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Use a timetable to analyze a train timetable (Part 3)

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Triangle Numbers

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Column Removal

Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

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Select every other element of a vector

Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

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Use a timetable to analyze a train timetable (Part 2)

Oh no, you missed your train to Boston! Find the departure time of the next available train by analyzing the train timetable. Yo...

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Use a timetable to analyze a train timetable (Part 1)

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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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