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# Bobby Cheng

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Toolboxes installation in MATLAB beta for Native Apple Silicon
R2022b beta is now available. With this beta, there is a list of toolboxes that you can test.

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2022b for apple M1

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Matlab is significantly slower than Julia on simple evaluation
First of all, thank you for creating the benchmark and raising this performance issue. Indeed, we are seeing more and more perfo...

1 year ago | 12

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expm function problem for stiff matrix
This is a weakness of the scaling and squaring algorithm. Inside EXPM, which you can read the implementation, there are special ...

1 year ago | 0

Is there a big error in the method matlab uses to finds sqrtm?
This is an interesting example. It goes to the heart of the issue when computes with floating point arithmetic. First consider t...

7 years ago | 3

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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]

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings
If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

11 years ago

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Is my wife right? Now with even more wrong husband
Again, as in "Is my wife right?" ( <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/149-is-my-wife-right> ), answer 'yes' r...

11 years ago

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Magic!
Check whether the input matrix is a normal magic square: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_square> Output the logical va...

11 years ago

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB
Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

11 years ago

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inner product of two vectors
inner product of two vectors

11 years ago

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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. ...

11 years ago

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Too mean-spirited
Find the mean of each consecutive pair of numbers in the input row vector. For example, x=[1 2 3] ----> y = [1.5 2.5] x=[1...

11 years ago

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Pizza!
Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

11 years ago

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Is my wife right?
Regardless of input, output the string 'yes'.

11 years ago

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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...

11 years ago

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<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

11 years ago

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Trimming Spaces
Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

11 years ago

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Cell joiner
You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

11 years ago

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How to find the position of an element in a vector without using the find function
Write a function posX=findPosition(x,y) where x is a vector and y is the number that you are searching for. Examples: fin...

11 years ago

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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...

11 years ago

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Target sorting
Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

11 years ago

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Summing digits
Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

11 years ago

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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...

11 years ago

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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 ...

11 years ago

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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...

11 years ago

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Weighted average
Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

11 years ago

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Create times-tables
At one time or another, we all had to memorize boring times tables. 5 times 5 is 25. 5 times 6 is 30. 12 times 12 is way more th...

11 years ago

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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 ...

11 years ago

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Check if sorted
Check if sorted. Example: Input x = [1 2 0] Output y is 0

11 years ago