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Nicholas Howe submitted a Comment to Solution 462917

I believe this solution misses the point! ;-)

on 27 Jun 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted a Comment to Problem 2390. Fair Scoring for Cody

The same regexp expression could potentially be called more than once with different dynamic code each time. It might be best to count the score of each unique code string from each separate invocation point -- that seems most in keeping with the spirit of the current rules. You're right that it would be quite complex to keep track.
Thanks for pointing out the problem with newline, by the way. I think it is fixed now.

on 26 Jun 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted a Comment to Problem 2390. Fair Scoring for Cody

Alfonso, thank you for your excellent thinking on this subject. You're quite right that an approach based only on parsing the program text would be hard to perfect. One could at least make people work harder to get around the scoring system! But what do you think of a different approach: modifying the definitions of regexp and its ilk on the Cody machines so that they dynamically alter the score when called with eval-like arguments?

on 26 Jun 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 443297 to Problem 1501. Try 1.5.4: Celsius to Fahrenheit

on 16 May 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted a Comment to Problem 2265. 2048 Next Move

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on 2 Apr 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 417083 to Problem 1659. Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements

on 12 Mar 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 417080 to Problem 1665. Create a row array using double colon operator

on 12 Mar 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 383029 to Problem 2017. Side of an equilateral triangle

on 10 Jan 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 383027 to Problem 2016. Area of an equilateral triangle

on 10 Jan 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 383019 to Problem 2023. Is this triangle right-angled?

on 10 Jan 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 383018 to Problem 2020. Area of an Isoceles Triangle

on 10 Jan 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 382982 to Problem 2021. Is this triangle right-angled?

on 10 Jan 2014

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 360815 to Problem 492. Find best placement for ordered dominoes (harder)

on 27 Nov 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 360785 to Problem 520. Choose the best fitting dominoes

on 27 Nov 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 336808 to Problem 576. Return elements unique to either input

on 21 Oct 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 336796 to Problem 528. Find the largest value in the 3D matrix

on 21 Oct 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 336792 to Problem 716. Arrange vector in ascending order

on 21 Oct 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 336681 to Problem 1658. Simple equation: Annual salary

on 21 Oct 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 305509 to Problem 760. Duplicate each element of a vector.

on 16 Aug 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 302700 to Problem 645. Getting the indices from a vector

on 13 Aug 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 302699 to Problem 838. Check if number exists in vector

on 13 Aug 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 257918 to Problem 1035. Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4

on 7 Jun 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 257917 to Problem 1035. Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4

on 7 Jun 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 257471 to Problem 256. Return the 'Size' of a String of Code

on 7 Jun 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 257461 to Problem 183. Pull the variable y_correct from the Caller's Workspace

on 7 Jun 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 257449 to Problem 110. Make an N-dimensional Multiplication Table

on 6 Jun 2013

Nicholas Howe submitted Solution 249035 to Problem 487. Find perfect placement of non-rotating dominoes (easier)

on 24 May 2013