Full Professor of Statistics (since 2006), University of Parma, Italy. Director of the interdepartmental center of robust statistics for big data (Ro.S.A.) of the University of Parma since 2016.

He is author of more than 150 publications and two books published by Springer Verlag New York.

His main research interests are robust statistics (regression, multivariate analysis and classification)

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Natural numbers in string form

Create a cell array of strings containing the first n natural numbers. _Slightly_ harder than it seems like it should be. Ex...

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Fix the last element of a cell array

Note: this is lifted directly from <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/82825-puzzler-for-a-monday Puzzler for a Mond...

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String Array Basics, Part 1: Convert Cell Array to String Array; No Missing Values

<http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/characters-and-strings.html String array> and cell array are two types of containers for s...

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Cell Counting: How Many Draws?

You are given a cell array containing information about a number of soccer games. Each cell contains one of the following: * ...

8 dagen ago

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Remove element(s) from cell array

You can easily remove an element (or a column in any dimension) from a normal matrix, but assigning that value (or range) empty....

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Convert a Cell Array into an Array

Given a square cell array: x = {'01', '56'; '234', '789'}; return a single character array: y = '0123456789'

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Split a string into chunks of specified length

Given a string and a vector of integers, break the string into chunks whose lengths are given by the elements of the vector. Ex...

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Convert a numerical matrix into a cell array of strings

Given a numerical matrix, output a *cell array of string*. For example: if input = 1:3 output is {'1','2','3'} whic...

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Create a cell array out of a struct

Create a cell array out of a (single) struct with the fieldname in the first column and the value in the second column: in: ...

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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...

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FSDA

Robust regression, robust multivariate analysis, robust classification and much more...

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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...

15 dagen 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...

17 dagen ago

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Calculate the area of a triangle between three points

Calculate the area of a triangle between three points: P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) these three points are the vert...

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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.

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Make a checkerboard matrix

Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Examp...

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Longest run of consecutive numbers

Given a vector a, find the number(s) that is/are repeated consecutively most often. For example, if you have a = [1 2 2 2 1 ...

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Rescale Scores

Each column (except last) of matrix |X| contains students' scores in a course assignment or a test. The last column has a weight...

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Calculate Inner Product

Given two input matrices, |x| and |y|, check if their inner dimensions match. * If they match, create an output variable |z|...

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Find MPG of Lightest Cars

The file |cars.mat| contains a table named |cars| with variables |Model|, |MPG|, |Horsepower|, |Weight|, and |Acceleration| for ...

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Find the Best Hotels

Given three input variables: * |hotels| - a list of hotel names * |ratings| - their ratings in a city * |cutoff| - the rat...

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Crop an Image

A grayscale image is represented as a matrix in MATLAB. Each matrix element represents a pixel in the image. An element value re...

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Calculate BMI

Given a matrix |hw| (height and weight) with two columns, calculate BMI using these formulas: * 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds * 1 ...

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Plot Damped Sinusoid

Given two vectors |t| and |y|, make a plot containing a blue ( |b| ) dashed ( |--| ) line of |y| versus |t|. Mark the minimum...

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Calculate a Damped Sinusoid

The equation of a damped sinusoid can be written as |y = A.ⅇ^(-λt)*cos(2πft)| where |A|, |λ|, and |f| ...

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Solve a System of Linear Equations

*Example*: If a system of linear equations in _x₁_ and _x₂_ is: 2 _x₁_ + _x₂_ = 2 _x₁...

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

If a large number of fair N-sided dice are rolled, the average of the simulated rolls is likely to be close to the mean of 1,2,....

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