Write a MATLAB script that takes a date as input and returns the day of the week

FratBro23
Category:
Computer Science
Price: $15 USD

Question description

1. Write a MATLAB script that takes a date as input and returns the day of the week.
In the model problem explored in class, we took two times as input and computed the elapsed time in between. This homework problem is a slight variation on that. Your program should:

  1. (a)  Take 3 separate command line inputs for a given date in the following format: MMM DD YYYY You can prompt the user with a question,
    Please enter the month as MMM (e.g. JAN):
    Please enter the day as DD (e.g. 01):

          Please enter the year as YYYY (e.g. 2000):
    
  2. (b)  Check the validity of the input and return an error if necessary. If the user inputs an unrea- sonable value (e.g., YYYY as A6&@) or inputs a date that doesn’t exist (e.g., JAN 32 2000 or FEB 29 2014),returnanerrormessagetothecommandwindow.Designyourprogramtowork for positive year values from 0001 to 9999 (we’ll ignore the complication of converting from Ju- lian to Gregorian dates and assume that the Gregorian calendar can be extended backwards past October 1582). Also, make sure to take leap years into account.

  3. (c)  Compute the day of the week using an algorithm of your choice. Wikipedia provides a useful ar- ticle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Determination_of_the_day_of_the_ week. The following algorithm is suggested and works as follows:

    w=

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1825 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors