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optimizing iterated objective function - containing ∑- sum operator

Define a custom objective function as: function f_sum = objectiveFun(inParam) global N p q x = inParam(1); y = inParam...

optimizing iterated objective function - containing ∑- sum operator

Define a custom objective function as: function f_sum = objectiveFun(inParam) global N p q x = inParam(1); y = inParam...

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Magic is simple (for beginners)

Determine for a magic square of order n, the magic sum m. For example m=15 for a magic square of order 3.

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Formatting currency numbers

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String substitution, sub problem to cryptoMath

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Calculate the Hamming distance between two strings

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Counting Money

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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.

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Maximum running product for a string of numbers

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Find Index of maximum Value and maximum Value of a vector

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Add a row of zeros on top of a matrix

Given a matrix, insert a row of zeros as the top row.

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