# Jan Valdman

Associate professor of applied mathematics

https://sites.google.com/site/janvaldman/

Professional Interests: FEM, nonlinear computational mechanics, a posteriori error estimates, MATLAB vectorizations

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Equilibria of economical models with cost of change

Evaluations of Cournot-Nash and Stackelber-Cournot-Nash equilibria for models with several firms using Gauss method

6 months ago | 3 downloads |

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Semismooth* Newton method for contact friction problems

Finite element solution of a contact problem with a Tresca friction by the semismooth* Newton method.

1 year ago | 3 downloads |

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Get all prime factors

List the prime factors for the input number, in decreasing order. List each factor. If the prime factor occurs twice, list it as...

1 year ago

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A fast cell array generation

Dear all, in our optimization procedure, we need to create a cell array 'v_indices' from a vector 'v' and another cell array of...

1 year ago | 1 answer | 0

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Swap the first and last columns

Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

1 year ago

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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 = ...

1 year ago

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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]

1 year ago

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Length of the hypotenuse

Given short sides of lengths a and b, calculate the length c of the hypotenuse of the right-angled triangle. <<https://i.imgu...

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Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4

Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4 So if n = 3, then return [1 2 2 3 3 3] And if n = 5, then return [1 2 2...

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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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Side of a rhombus

If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<https://imgur.com/x6hT6mm.png>> ...

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Fibonacci sequence

Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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Binary numbers

Given a positive, scalar integer n, create a (2^n)-by-n double-precision matrix containing the binary numbers from 0 through 2^n...

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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]; ...

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Length of a short side

Calculate the length of the short side, a, of a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of length c, and other short side of lengt...

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Enlarge figure axis by a given factor

Given a 2D figure with (eg. tight) axis, this simple code automatically recalculates axis and enlarges them by a prescribed fact...

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Return the 3n+1 sequence for n

A Collatz sequence is the sequence where, for a given number n, the next number in the sequence is either n/2 if the number is e...

2 years ago

Minimization of a function with unknown gradient but known sparsity pattern of its hessian

Dear colleague, based on our discussions from yesterday, I implemented a finite difference scheme for a gradient approximation ...

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Minimization of a function with unknown gradient but known sparsity pattern of its hessian

Dear colleagues, is there a fmincon option to minimize a function without the knowledge of its gradient but providing a sparsit...

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Simulation of von Kármán viscoelastic plates

A quasistatic evolution of viscoelastic von Kármán plates.

2 years ago | 5 downloads |

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Pascal's Triangle

Given an integer n >= 0, generate the length n+1 row vector representing the n-th row of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascals_t...

2 years ago

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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 ...

2 years ago

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Determine if input is odd

Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

2 years ago

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Count ones

Write a program to count number of ones (1s) in an integer variable input. For example: Input x=2200112231 output y=3 I...

2 years ago

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Complex number

For complex number c=a+bi, write code that will add a and b together.

2 years ago

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Implementation of C1 FEM

Detailed implementation of Bogner-Fox-Schmit elements.

3 years ago | 5 downloads |

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Hyper elasticity with a non-penetration condition

A 2D FEM solver based on an energy minimisation formulated in C^1 deformation including a new non-penetration term.

3 years ago | 3 downloads |

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Element-based Solvers

2D Poisson's solver using only local FEM matrices without the global matrix assembly.

3 years ago | 5 downloads |