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Kullback-Leibler Divergence for NMF in Matlab

If X and X_hat are just matrices, then I think you should be able to compute all the terms element-wise and sum the result (unle...

Kullback-Leibler Divergence for NMF in Matlab

If X and X_hat are just matrices, then I think you should be able to compute all the terms element-wise and sum the result (unle...

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Extract multiple data points from matrix

It might help to know a bit more about what you're actually trying to do. Given that you're indexing with (:,k), it seems that t...

Extract multiple data points from matrix

It might help to know a bit more about what you're actually trying to do. Given that you're indexing with (:,k), it seems that t...

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Project Euler: Problem 5, Smallest multiple

2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smalle...

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Project Euler: Problem 7, Nth prime

By listing the first six prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13, we can see that the 6th prime is 13. What is the Nth prime nu...

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Project Euler: Problem 10, Sum of Primes

The sum of the primes below 10 is 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 17. Find the sum of all the primes below the input, N. Thank you <http:/...

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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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Project Euler: Problem 6, Natural numbers, squares and sums.

The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is, 1^2 + 2^2 + ... + 10^2 = 385 The square of the sum of the first ...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5

If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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Triangle Numbers

Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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How to find average score of different combination

Can you explain what you mean by "same" and "different" in this context, and how you're getting the output you want, because it'...

How to find average score of different combination

Can you explain what you mean by "same" and "different" in this context, and how you're getting the output you want, because it'...

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ASCII Birthday Cake

Given an age and a name, give draw an ASCII birthday cake. For example, given the name "CODY" and the age 5, return a string wit...

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MATLAB Counter

Write a function f = counter(x0,b) to construct a counter handle f that counts with an initial value x0 and a step size b. E...

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Breaking Out of the Matrix

Do you want to take the Red Pill, or the Blue Pill? If you take the Blue Pill, you will simply pass along to the next problem...

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Sums of Multiple Pairs of Triangular Numbers

This is a follow-up to <https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/44289 Problem 44289> - Find two triangular numbers...

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Pi Digit Probability

Assume that the next digit of pi constant is determined by the historical digit distribution. What is the probability of next di...

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Polarisation

You have n polarising filters stacked one on top of another, and you know each axis angle. How much light gets passed through th...

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The Top 5 Primes

This problem series invites you to solve two simple problems related to the integer NUMBER FIVE, in order to celebrate <https://...

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Inscribed Pentagon?

Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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Recaman Sequence - II

Take an arbitrary starting point as input and create Recaman Sequence. Then find the 1, return its index. For example: if n =...

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The Glass Half Full

Identical glasses are placed in a triangular tower structure, such that the top level (L = 1) comprises one glass, the next leve...

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Circle/Pentagon Overlap

Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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Missing five

Convert decimal numbers to a base-9 notation missing the digit *5* <<http://www.alfnie.com/software/missing5.jpg>> Too man...

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Recaman Sequence - I

Recaman Sequence (A005132 - <http://oeis.org/A005132 - OEIS Link>) is defined as follow; seq(0) = 0; for n > 0, seq(n) ...

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Write c^3 as sum of two squares a^2+b^2

write c^3 as sum of two squares a^2+b^2. a and b must be integer and greater than zero. For example 5^3 = 2^2 + 11^2 5...

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Predicting life and death of a memory-less light bulb

*💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 &...

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Octoberfest festival

A group of students decided to visit Octoberfest festival. First they ordered one beer, then after half-hour they taken one more...

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Find the nearest prime number

Happy 5th birthday, Cody! Since 5 is a prime number, let's have some fun looking for other prime numbers. Given a positive in...

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A Simple Tide Gauge with MATLAB

*∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿* You are standing in a few inches of sea water on a beach. You a...

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I Plead the Fifth

Write a function to provide a yes or no answer to the input string. However, it must plead the 5th amendment (return an empty st...

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Spot the First Occurrence of 5

This problem series invites you to solve two simple problems related to the integer NUMBER FIVE, in order to celebrate <https://...

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