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Algorithm to determine if filename contains a “name” or not

I'd like some advice on how to approach this problem. I have a database of ~3000 pictures of people. Their names are built into the filename but there is no standard format. Here are some common name ...
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Complex Math Formula: Predict the value of variable if result is known

I have a very complex math formula/equation which involves exponential. Formula: X + 2 = Y *PS: The above is just an example to illustrate my problem. The real formula is way more complex than this....
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Design for autocompleting words in search engine?

I'm trying to implement an autocomplete feature for a search engine. I have a database of words(stemmed) that occur in the documents that I have for users to search. What I am thinking of doing is: ...
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Looking to simulate the rolling of a ball around a roulette wheel, while the resulting number is already known

I want to make a roulette board with a ball spinning and landing on a certain field. The catch is that the field the ball will land on, is known beforehand. I want the animation to look somewhat ...
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Progress bar for unknown number of items

I am working on a survey-based feature in our application and the survey has branching points at any given question depending on the answer given. Each path that a branch can take may not have the ...
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Transaction classification. Artificial intelligence

For a project, I have to classify a list of banking transactions based on their description. Supose I have 2 categories: health and entertainment. Initially, the transactions will have basic ...
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How do I predict the time it will take to complete a task?

There are three scenarios where I am asked to predict how long it will take: I know I can solve the problem without further consultation of anything (that is, there is no unknown in the ...
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Is timing exactly how much time each team member spends on a story useful in Scrum?

One of my colleagues has suggested timing how much time each team member spends on each user story. This seems to me likely confusing for the dev team during the iteration, and misleading as a metric ...