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Renaming a field in a structure array

MATLAB has a <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/setfield.html setfield> and a <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref...

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Remove the polynomials that have positive real elements of their roots.

The characteristic equation for a dynamic system is a polynomial whose roots indicate its behavior. If any of the <http://www.ma...

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Longest Divisor Run

Given the vector a, find the longest run of consecutive numbers that can be evenly divided by the same number d where d > 1. ...

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Prime factor digits

Consider the following number system. Calculate the prime factorization for each number n, then represent the prime factors in a...

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Remove the small words from a list of words.

Your job is to tidy up a list of words that appear in a string. The words are separated by one or more spaces. Remove all words ...

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Mandelbrot Numbers

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set Mandelbrot Set> is built around a simple iterative equation. z(1) = c z...

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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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DNA N-Gram Distribution

Given a string s and a number n, find the most frequently occurring n-gram in the string, where the n-grams can begin at any poi...

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The 5th Root

Write a function to find the 5th root of a number. It sounds easy, but the typical functions are not allowed (see the test su...

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Implement a ROT13 cipher

Replace each character in string s1 with the character that is shifted 13 positions from it (wrap back to the beginning if neces...

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Clean the List of Names

Given a list of names in a cell array, remove any duplications that result from different capitalizations of the same string. So...

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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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Find the palindrome

Given the string a, find the longest palindromic sub-string b. So when a = 'xkayakyy'; you should return b = 'kayak';

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Balanced number

Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.

Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

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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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Alphabetize by last name

Given a list of names in a cell array, sort the list by the last name. So if list = {'Barney Google','Snuffy Smith','Dagwood ...

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Find the peak 3n+1 sequence value

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...

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Kaprekar Steps

6174 is the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6174_%28number%29 Kaprekar constant>. All natural numbers less than 10,000 (except som...

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Find common elements in matrix rows

Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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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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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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Encode Roman Numerals

Create a function taking a non-negative integer as its parameter and returning a string containing the Roman Numeral representat...

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Elapsed Time

Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

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Find state names that end with the letter A

Given a list of US states, remove all the states that end with the letter A. Example: Input s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebras...

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Pattern matching

Given a matrix, m-by-n, find all the rows that have the same "increase, decrease, or stay same" pattern going across the columns...

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Tic Tac Toe FTW

Given a tic tac toe board: * 1 represents X * 0 represents empty. * -1 represents O It is X's move. If there is an imme...

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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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Scrabble Scores

Given a word, determine its score in <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble Scrabble>. The input string will always be provi...

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Counting Sequence

Given a vector x, find the "counting sequence" y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entries in a given sequence...

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