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Mengyuan Zhang


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Chess probability
The difference in the ratings between two players serves as a predictor of the outcome of a match (the <http://en.wikipedia.org/...

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Valid Chess Moves
Using <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algebraic_chess_notation standard Algebraic notation> ('' for a pawn), given previous move a...

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Identify Reachable Points
Given a vector of 2-D Points and a vector of 2-D Deltas create an array of all Locations that can be reached from the points usi...

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Wheat on a chessboard pt 2
If a chessboard were to have wheat placed upon each square such that x grains were placed on the first square and each successiv...

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Wheat on a chessboard pt 1
If a chessboard were to have wheat placed upon each square such that one grain were placed on the first square and each successi...

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N-Queens Checker
Picture a chessboard populated with a number of queens (i.e. pieces that can move like a queen in chess). The board is a matrix,...

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Eight Queens Solution Checker
Write a function to verify whether an arrangement of queens on a chessboard is a valid solution to the classic <http://en.wikipe...

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hanoi towers II
with 3 rods (1,2 & 3), the goal is to move a tower of n disks from rod #1 to rod #3. You can move disks only one by one, on the...

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The Tower of Hanoi
In the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_Hanoi Tower of Hanoi problem> with 3 rods (1, 2 & 3), the goal is to move a tower ...

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(Linear) Recurrence Equations - Generalised Fibonacci-like sequences
This problem is inspired by problems <http://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/2187-generalized-fibonacci 2187>, <htt...

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Is X a Fibonacci Matrix?
In honor of Cleve's new blog and post: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/cleve/2012/06/03/fibonacci-matrices/> Is X a Fibonacci ...

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Fibonacci Decomposition
Every positive integer has a unique decomposition into nonconsecutive Fibonacci numbers f1+f2+ ... Given a positive integer n, r...

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How many Fibonacci numbers?
Find the number of unique Fibonacci numbers (don't count repeats) in a vector of positive integers. Example: x = [1 2 3 4...

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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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Project Euler: Problem 2, Sum of even Fibonacci
Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 te...

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Number of Even Elements in Fibonacci Sequence
Find how many even Fibonacci numbers are available in the first d numbers. Consider the following first 14 numbers 1 1 2...

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Fibonacci-Sum of Squares
Given the Fibonacci sequence defined by the following recursive relation, * F(n) = F(n-1) + F(n-2) * where F(1) = 1 and F(1)...

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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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Solitaire Cipher
Implement the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitaire_(cipher) solitaire cipher>. Since this is from Wikipedia, I am capturin...

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Find a subset that divides the vector into equal halves
Given a vector x, return the indices to elements that will sum to exactly half of the sum of all elements. Example: Inpu...

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Spot the outlier
All points except for one lie on a line. Which one is the outlier? Example: You are given a list of x-y pairs in a column ...

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Make a run-length companion vector
Given a vector x, return a vector r that indicates the run length of any value in x. Each element in r shows how many times the ...

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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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How many trades represent all the profit?
Given a list of results from trades made: [1 3 -4 2 -1 2 3] We can add them up to see this series of trades made a profit ...

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Given a window, how many subsets of a vector sum positive
Given a vector: [1 0 -1 3 2 -3 1] and a window of 2, A sliding window would find: 1 + 0 = 1 0 - 1 = -1 ...

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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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How long is the longest prime diagonal?
Stanislaw Ulam once observed that if the counting numbers are <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulam_spiral arranged in a spiral>, t...

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Find the biggest empty box
You are given a matrix that contains only ones and zeros. Think of the ones as columns in an otherwise empty floor plan. You wan...

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