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# Steve Eddins

### MathWorks

799 total contributions since 2006

MATLAB user since 1987. MathWorker since 1993. Amateur French horn player. MATLAB design and development, image processing algorithms.

Image processing blog: https://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/

Deep learning blog: https://blogs.mathworks.com/deep-learning

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How to plot particle trajectories and normalise to 0,0 origin?
Here is one way you could do it. Read in the whole Excel file as a table. Then, in a loop, extract the particle data for each tr...

3 días ago | 1

From for to While loop
Here is one way to convert a typical MATLAB for loop to a while loop: for i = 1:N ... end i = 1; while i <= N .....

4 días ago | 0

Select data from CSV file based on character in position, then read that character and next 2 character, of different read that character and next 3
MATLAB has a number of functions that can automatically read and parse CSV files and return the results in a useful form. Try re...

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QWERTY coordinates
Given a lowercase letter or a digit as input, return the row where that letter appears on a <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboa...

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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 ...

9 días ago

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Can we make a triangle?
Given three positive number, check whether a triangle can be made with these sides length or not. remember that in a triangle su...

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Find the sides of an isosceles triangle when given its area and height from its base to apex
Find the sides of an isosceles triangle when given its area and the height from its base to apex. For example, with A=12 and ...

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Height of a right-angled triangle
Given numbers a, b and c, find the height of the right angled triangle with sides a and b and hypotenuse c, for the base c. If a...

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Is the Point in a Triangle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a triangle with three corners Points = [x, y]; Triangle = [x1, y1; x...

10 días ago

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Find my daddy long leg (No 's')
Given the ratio of the two legs (longer / shorter), and the hypotenuse length, find the value of the bigger leg.

11 días ago

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Is this triangle right-angled?
Given any three positive numbers a, b, c, return true if the triangle with sides a, b and c is right-angled. Otherwise, return f...

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Similar Triangles - find the height of the tree
Given the height, h1, of a power pole, shorter than a tree, a given distance, x2 away, please find h2, height of the tree. Pleas...

12 días ago

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Right Triangle Side Lengths (Inspired by Project Euler Problem 39)
If _p_ is the perimeter of a right angle triangle with integral length sides, { _a_, _b_, _c_ }, there are exactly three solutio...

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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...

12 días ago

Vectorize "for"-loop in multidimentional array
It is conceivable that the loop might be eliminated with some sub2ind calculations followed by linear indexing, but I would expe...

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Clockwise or Counterclockwise
Given a list of 2-d points defining the vertices of a polygon, determine whether these points are sorted clockwise. The input...

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What is the distance from point P(x,y) to the line Ax + By + C = 0?
Given a point, P(x,y), find the distance from this point to a linear line. INPUTS: x, y, A, B, C OUTPUTS: d, the distance ...

15 días ago

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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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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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Smallest distance between a point and a rectangle
Given two points *x* and *y* placed at opposite corners of a rectangle, find the minimal euclidean distance between another poin...

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Determine the radius of a sphere provided four non-coplanar points on the surface of the sphere. pts = [x1 y1 z1; x...

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Volume of a Parallelepiped
Calculate the volume of a Parallelepiped given the vectors for three edges that meet at one vertex. A cube is a special case ...

15 días ago

Sort a table in ascending order
The answer would be relatively straightforward, as well as much more efficient, if you would orient your table the other way. Wi...

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Find third Side of a right triangle given hypotenuse and a side. No * - or other functions allowed
Find the remaining side of a triangle given the hypotenuse and a side. However, the normal functions and symbols are not allowe...

16 días ago

How to transform a RGB matrix to a weighted adjacency matrix?
Borys, I tackled your problem and wrote a blog post about it: "Transforming a color image to a weighted adjacency matrix"

17 días ago | 1

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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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Television Screen Dimensions
Given a width to height ratio of a TV screen given as _w_ and _h_ as well as the diagonal length of the television _l_, return t...

17 días ago

Two colormaps in the same plot
The ColorBar object has an undocumented Colormap property. You can set this property directly to control the colors displayed by...

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Are you in or are you out?
Given vertices specified by the vectors xv and yv, and a single point specified by the numbers X and Y, return "true" if the poi...

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Angle between Two Vectors
The dot product relationship, a dot b = | a | | b | cos(theta), can be used to determine the acute angle between vector a and ve...

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