Brian K. Butler received the B.S. degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, in 1989, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1990, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), in 2013. At UCSD, he was affiliated with the Center for Magnetic Recording Research. His research interests include coding, modulation, and the design of wireless systems and receivers.

He was with QUALCOMM, Inc., San Diego, CA, during the summer of 1989 and from 1990 until 2008. Dr. Butler holds 39 issued U.S. patents and several foreign.

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Matrix Permanent Using Recursion

Computes the permanent of a matrix.

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Compute Fibonacci Number

Compute the _n_-th Fibonacci Number f(0) = 0, f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... f(42) = 267914296

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Function Iterator

Given a handle fh to a function which takes a scalar input and returns a scalar output and an integer n >= 1, return a handle f...

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Make a Palindrome Number

Some numbers like 323 are palindromes. Other numbers like 124 are not. But look what happens when we add that number to a revers...

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Solve the Sudoku Row

*Description* A simple yet tedious task occurs near the end of most Sudoku-solving algorithms, computerized or manual. The ta...

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Remove all the consonants

Remove all the consonants in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill'; Output s2 is 'a ...

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Dimensions of a rectangle

The longer side of a rectangle is three times the length of the shorter side. If the length of the diagonal is x, find the width...

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Side of an equilateral triangle

If an equilateral triangle has area A, then what is the length of each of its sides, x? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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Triangle sequence

A sequence of triangles is constructed in the following way: 1) the first triangle is Pythagoras' 3-4-5 triangle 2) the s...

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Find a Pythagorean triple

Given four different positive numbers, a, b, c and d, provided in increasing order: a < b < c < d, find if any three of them com...

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Area of an equilateral triangle

Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Equilateral-tr...

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Area of an Isoceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle has equal sides of length x and a base of length y. Find the area, A, of the triangle. <<http://upload...

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Flag largest magnitude swings as they occur

You have a phenomenon that produces strictly positive or negative results. delta = [1 -3 4 2 -1 6 -2 -7]; Marching thr...

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Implement simple rotation cypher

If given a letter from the set: [abc...xyz] and a shift, implement a shift cypher. Example: 'abc' with a shi...

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Find the two most distant points

Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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What's the missing interior angle?

I'm talking about polygons... The sum of the interior angles of a triangle is 180 degrees. The sum of the interior angles of a...

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Factorize THIS, buddy

List the prime factors for the input number, in decreasing order. List each factor only once, even if the factorization includes...

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Check if number exists in vector

Return 1 if number _a_ exists in vector _b_ otherwise return 0. a = 3; b = [1,2,4]; Returns 0. a = 3; b = [1,...

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Tell me the slope

Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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Program an exclusive OR operation with logical operators

Program an exclusive or operation *without* using the MATLAB function xor. Use logical operators like |, &, ~, ... instead. ...

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Right and wrong

Given a vector of lengths [a b c], determines whether a triangle with those sides lengths is a right triangle: <http://en.wikipe...

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Population growth

Assign finalPopulation with the population size given an initial population, population growth rate, and number of years. The fi...

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All capital?

Are all the letters in the input string capital letters? Examples: 'MNOP' -> 1 'MN0P' -> 0

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Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal

Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

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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? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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Can you reshape the matrix?

Given a matrix A, is it possible to reshape it into another matrix with the given number of rows?

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Which doors are open?

There are n doors in an alley. Initially they are all shut. You have been tasked to go down the alley n times, and open/shut the...

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences

Given a vector x, return a vector y of the unique values in x sorted by the number of occurrences in x. Ties are resolved by a ...

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