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Raphael Cautain


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224 total contributions since 2012

Mathematics and Computer Science for friends in Biology, Astronomy, Telecoms, Defence who needs Algorithmics, Objects, Data Processing.
Professional Interests: Signal processing, biology

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Ensure the syntax is what we guess
It would be nice to publish (as in Old School Languages) a syntax summary of Matlab, reflecting the exact behaviour of the inte...

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What is missing from MATLAB?
Missing : The assignment is not yet a functional operator : a = (b = exp1) + (c = exp2); % could give to a the value (exp1+ex...

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ranch area?
Your friend has a ranch with four distinct boundary lines. Three boundary lines are ideal straight roads: (1) North Club Road, (...

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Is this matrix orthogonal?
Given a square matrix, a, determine whether it is orthogonal. INPUT: a, a n x n matrix OUTPUT: true or false

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Generalized sorting
Write generalized sort function |sortg()| that sorts array elements in “ascending” order with given comparison funct...

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Convert a numerical matrix into a cell array of strings
Given a numerical matrix, output a *cell array of string*. For example: if input = 1:3 output is {'1','2','3'} whic...

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Clock Hand Angle 1
Given a time in HH:MM:SS, find the smallest angle (in degrees) between the hour and minute hand

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Column norms of a matrix
Given a matrix M, return a vector y such that for each k y(k)=norm(M(:,k)) (y(k) is the Euclidean norm of the k-th col...

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Covering area
As an extension of the problem <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/416-polygon-area>, find the area, bounded b...

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Return the Fibonacci Sequence
Write a code which returns the Fibonacci Sequence such that the largest value in the sequence is less than the input integer N. ...

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Find indices of multiple minima in a vector
I have a vector, say: x= [ 1 5 6 2 6 1 3 5 1] Now I would like to get the index of the minimum values in this vector. When...

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count any radix?
given radix r(2-9), digts d(1-4), give all possible strings in sorted order. for example, if r=2, d=2, then output {'00' '01' '1...

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Pythagorean perfect squares: find the square of the hypotenuse and the length of the other side
Given the square root of a square number, *seed*, and a range, *n*, find the square number, *Z* as well as the other side, *y*, ...

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Looking for Squares
Need n squares that equal one square all together, none zero, none fractured. For example, calling squares(2) should output [16...

8 years ago

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love is an n-letter word
Given a list of *N words*, return the *N-letter word* (choosing one letter from each word) with the property of having the least...

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Numbers with prime factors 2, 3 and 5.
Make a function which takes one positive integer n and returns a matrix with the numbers of the form (2^i)*(3^j)*(5^k) which are...

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chance in percent for minimum K heads when a good coin is tossed N times?
For example, chance is 100% for minimum 0 heads when a coin is tossed 7 times. Chance is 50% for minimum 2 heads when a coin is...

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Project Euler: Problem 16, Sums of Digits of Powers of Two
2^15 = 32768 and the sum of its digits is 3 + 2 + 7 + 6 + 8 = 26. What is the sum of the digits of the number 2^N? Thanks ...

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Great Circle Distance
Find shortest between two points on a ball given their azimuthal and polar angles (in degrees) as well as the radius of the sphe...

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Specific Element Count
Given a vector _v_ and a element _e_, return the number of occurrences of _e_ in _v_. Note: NaNs are equal and there may be n...

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Project Euler: Problem 3, Largest prime factor
The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number being input, input might be ui...

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Fizz Buzz
Given an array of positive, non-zero, integers, return a cell array of strings the same size as the input, where each element in...

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Filter values in a vector
Cody often benefits from a functional style of programming. For example, your score is often better when you compose multiple fu...

8 years ago

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Double Deal
*Description* Given an input vector _v_, return the first element as the first output, the second element as the second outpu...

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Figurate number triangle
Check whether the input matrix is a figurate number triangle: <http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FigurateNumberTriangle.html>

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peta to nano (x-ray)
for certain x-ray radiation, given frequency in petahertz, give wavelength in nanometer, must be accurate +/- 25%

8 years ago

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Back to basics 12 - Input Arguments
Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return a value equal to the number of input arguments to the fun...

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Back to basics 10 - Max Float
Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return the largest positive floating-point number MATLAB can han...

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Circumscribed circles
Given the lengths of the 3 sides of a triangle, output the radius of the circumscribed circle. Example: [3 4 5] -> 2.5

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Tricky timing
Write a function that takes between 0.5 seconds and 0.6 seconds to run.

8 years ago

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