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Find shortest paths in a matrix using Dijkstra's algorithm

The problem is as follows: I have a matrix with impassable fields those are marked by the input. There is also a castle which reaches up the right side of the matrix. I have to find how many paths can ...
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Maxflow for baseball elimination game

I have a problem similar to the baseball elimination. Given some teams, the number of wins they have and the number of games they have left between each other I have to find for which team it is still ...
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Calculating the max difference between any 2 numbers from an array

How can I make this little program work a little faster? The task is to calculate the max difference between any 2 numbers from an array of numbers. Target time is 1 sec, now it works in 1.1 sec. ...
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Java Connect Four “Four in a row” detection algorithms

I am making a connect four type game for my end of the year project in my programming class. I am about to start building off of the console based version I have made and add a GUI, but I feel sort ...
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Drawing the flag of Liberia

I am working on this assignment to draw the flag of Liberia for my essentials of computer programming class. I finished it but had extra time to kill and noticed that a couple similar blocks of ...
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Anagram counter

Homework prompt was: You are given two strings, a ‘parent’ string and a ‘query’ string respectively. Your task is to determine how many times the query string – or an anagram of the query string ...
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Pac-Man-ish Game(Maze)

I am a freshman in university. This Pac-Man-ish Game is my final Computer science homework. I know my code is not perfect and has so many to be improved. However, Compared to corrections of this ...
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A “pointless” animation program

The assignment description for this code is this: Each time the user clicks the Circles button, randomly colored circles flow into the display and continuously change their shapes. Here is a ...
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Producer Consumer in C

I'm doing multithreading at university and we've been asked to implement the producer consumer problem in C. My code compiles and produces the right result. From debugging it, it seems to be waiting ...
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Booking system for shows

Kindly accept my apologies as Java is something my mind cannot digest no matter what I do. At the moment I have an assignment and have written a piece of code and have used Constructor (I think so) ...
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TCP client and server supporting six simple commands

For a class, I was given an assignment to code a simple TCP connection between a server and a client. Once the TCP handshake is done, the client sends inquiries to the server. It's a 2 second ...
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8086/DOS assembly keyboard I=input, data loss in registers

I am working on a project for class, and it works as required by the rubric, though I am wondering if there is a slightly better way to implement a few things. I was docked a few points for an ...
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DFS and BFS search for 8-puzzle

I implemented the DFS and BFS. Please offer improvements. ...
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Prolog parser written in Haskell

I am writing a very simple Prolog intepreter in Haskell. It's a class assignment and I really want to do it right. I was able to (quite quickly) write a parser for the language. Today I borrowed a ...
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“Destroy the Asteroid” Game

I made this game for my computer science class. Here is my professor 's requirements: Write a Processing program that draws a triangle in the middle of the window. Rotate the triangle when the left ...
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Roman numeral converter project

I have a project that is due for my Intro to Java course which requires me to translate the number range of 1 - 3999 into Roman numeral form. If the number I pick is 0 it will end my program, anything ...
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Morse Code Translator in C#

I'm writing a Morse code translator for homework in C#. I understand that this code may look horrible, so how could I improve it in terms of efficiency and readability? The program takes an input ...
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My spaceship is slow to explode after being hit by the asteroid

I am making a game for my computer science class. My professor's requirements are: Write a Processing program that draws a triangle in the middle of the window. Rotate the triangle when the left and ...
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Mortgage calculator for homework

I needed to create a mortgage calculator for an intro to CS class. As part of the assignment, with an interest rate of 6% needs to change to 7% after 3 years hence that ...
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Creating a chess board

One of my assignments was to create a chessboard. In this assignment I could not use an array, or a form of list or what not. Below is my code for the creation of the chessboard: ...
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Sampling with weighted probabilities

In an exam question I need to output some numbers self.random_nums with a certain probability self.probabilities: I have ...
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Display calendar using a loop

Desired output: Can I get an shorter version of this code? My instructor just wants me to figure it out my self. ...
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Extracting price statistics from a CSV file

I got the following task to solve: ...
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“I'm Listening”

For this next assignment, my job was to create a GUI with a button that changes text and color when clicked, and a slider that updates a label (with a TitledBorder) ...
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Tic-Tac-Toe game in JavaScript/HTML/CSS

I need help with a question my teacher wants us to do by tomorrow. I would love for you to try to help me out with this. The following functions must be implemented: A function that initializes all ...
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Functional Scrabble Word Score

Homework: Write a function to score a scrabble word. values is a global dict formatted as values = {'a': 1, 'b': 3,...} The ...
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Enter my Matrix

Here is my next Java assignment: create a Matrix class that can add and multiply two matrices together. I was given some code as a skeleton and then fleshed it out ...
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Loading tab-separated tweet data into an array

I'm working on this school project and was wondering if there was any way of storing this information better, faster, more professionally. I'm also restricted to only using an array; don't ask me we ...
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Reverse an integer, find the absolute difference, then reverse again

For one of my university assignments, we were asked to take an unsigned int, reverse its digits, find the absolute difference between the original and reversed, ...
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Bridge, We've Got a Problemo

Now that we can move across the bridge, it's time to finally set up the problem so that it can be solved. A reminder of what the assignment is: Welcome to the Bridge Crossing Problem. Person Pn ...
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Displaying a randomly sized array as a table

This program creates an integer array with a random size of 5-50 elements (inclusive). It then fills the array with random numbers between 0 - 100 (inclusive). The interesting part comes when I then ...
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Moving across my (sturdier?) Bridge

Building on top of the classes in this question of mine, I've made this class to support the moving of the entities for my given assignment: Welcome to the Bridge Crossing Problem. Person Pn can ...
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Sudoku solution without the use of classes

A Sudoku puzzle is a 9 × 9 grid with some numbers between 1 and 9 in it, that has to be filled in so that every row, every column, and each of the nine 3 × 3 blocks contain ...
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I think my Bridge's foundation is too fragile

I've just started a new class learning Java, and since it's been a long time since I've programmed in it I thought I'd put up my first project to get back in the swing of things. Here is my first ...
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Interplanetary weight calculator

I have been using this site for a couple of years for great answers and a ton of help. I wrote this program for my class project due 1/23. I am just wondering what you would recommend me changing or ...
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Check if 2 arrays have (exactly) the same elements recursively

I've been given a homework assignment to make a function to check whether 2 given arrays with the same given size have exactly the same set of elements. My function seems to be working but I feel ...
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To 'this' or not to 'this'?

I was given a homework and I have 2 solutions: one that uses this and other one that doesn't. I tested it on jsPerf but sometimes it says the version with ...
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Scoring and grading answers against an answer key

This is for a university assignment (don't worry the code is in working order), and while I could hand it in as-is and receive full marks I feel like there is probably a more efficient and better way ...
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Removing punctuation and lowercasing a string

I am very fresh to python. As part of an assignment, I've written the following code to remove punctuation from a string and convert it to lowercase. ...
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Dice rolling swipe Android app

So I've got an Android app where if you swipe in a particular direction (UP, DOWN, RIGHT, LEFT), the dice move in that direction using TranslateAnimation. This is ...
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DNA base pair match counter

So my code is done it outputs exactly what it needs to I'm just wondering if it is possible to make this code a lot more simple using objects. If so could someone tell me what I would need member-wise ...
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Printing polynomials

I am taking a class on ruby and our assignment is to take user input and print out a polynomial. Wondering if I can get any feedback to how to improve my code. ...
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Hexadecimal number to decimal conversion

I am a semi-beginner in C++ and I have a project in C++ to convert a hexadecimal integer into decimal equivalent, but I extended it and now this program can also convert a fractional part. Logic I ...
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Deitel Java exercise 6.30: Number-guessing game

I missed points for putting implementation in the driver class, rather than having the driver class only make call methods in other classes. I'm not sure how to move the implementation outside of the ...
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State flowers and birds

This runs as is, but I'm looking for an alternative way to write it. ...
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UPenn CIS 194 Homework 4: Higher-order programming

I am working through UPenn CIS 194: Introduction to Haskell (Spring 2013). Since I am not able to take the course for real I am asking for CR (feedback) as it could be from teacher in that course. ...
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UPenn CIS 194 Homework 3: Code golf

I am working through UPenn CIS 194: Introduction to Haskell (Spring 2013). Since I am not able to take the course for real I am asking for CR (feedback) as it could be from teacher in that course. ...
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UPenn CIS 194 Homework 2: Log file parsing

I am working through UPenn CIS 194: Introduction to Haskell (Spring 2013). Since I am not able to take the course for real I am asking for CR (feedback) as it could be from teacher in that course. ...
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UPenn CIS 194 Homework 1: Validating credit card numbers

I am working through UPenn CIS 194: Introduction to Haskell (Spring 2013). Since I am not able to take the course for real I am asking for CR (feedback) as it could be from teacher in that course. ...
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2D array to draw a letter 'F'

This is my code to print letter 'F' with nested loop 2d array. Are there changes that could be made in it to make it look better or more efficient? ...