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MathWorks Applications Engineer Intern Interview Questions

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Applications Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks in February 2013.

Interview

First round was a hr behavioral round. They asked me questions like,
1) How do you resolve a conflict in your team?
2) have you even been a team leader ?and similar kind of questions.

Second round of technical, I had chosen digital signal processing.
Math questions.
1) What is is singular matrix?
2) what is a cross correlation?
3) what is random process?
4) what is eigen value of this matrix?
5) what is eigen vector of this matrix?
6) inverse of a matrix for a 2*2 matrix?
7) what is a symmetrix matrix?
8) what is dy/dx?
9) what is partial differentiaion?
10) what is diff between differential eqn and partial diff eqn?
11) Given acceleration find velocity?
12) what is auto correlation?
13) what is a null matrix?
14) how do you find a rank of a matrix?
15) what is integration?
16) what is differentiation?
17) what is derivative?
18) relation between differentiation and integration?
19) gave me sums on partial differential equation?

Java
1) What is diff between jre and jdk?
2) what is use of string and string buffer?
3) int and integer?
4) java application vs java applet?
5) break and continue.
6) Pointers?
7) why java is machine independent?
8) call by value and call by reference?
9) what does java use call by value or reference?
10) what are wrapper classes?
11) what is a abstract class?
12) what is a final keyword do?

Signal Processing
1) Aliasing?
2) Z transform?
3) Fourier transform?
4) Convolution?
5) difference between convolution and correlation?
6) what are anti- aliasing filters?
7) impulse response?
8) what is a iir and fir?
9) is this iir or fir? hey gave me 4 sums on the same
10) what are causal systems?
11) what is a BIBO system? bounded system?
12) gave me a question and asked me whether it is a stable/unstable? why?
13) in a graph? tell me where does a stable system lies and unstable lies?

Matlab
1) What is a.*b and a*b?
2) Script vs function
3) workspace of a script vs workspace of a function?
4) plot(x,y,'o'); what does that mean?
5) how to suppress comments.
6) how to plot position vs time and position vs distance on same graph?
7) how do you concatenate strings?
8) how do you find the inverse of a matrix?
9) gave a problem and asked can you put 2 x axis or something of that sort? wasn't clear about the question.
10) how to find the number of elements in matlab? "numel" function

The interview went for 55 minutes. I
I am sure with the rest of the questions. the total number of questions were between 80-100.

Interview Questions

  • a partial differential eqn was given. y(0) , solve for x,y.   Answer Question

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    Applications Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Initial HR interview, followed by a technical phone interview where I was asked basic questions of maths, c and c++. I messed java and algorithms but managed to clear the round. Now I am waiting for my next interview on Tuesday.

    Interview Questions

    • what is the difference between .equals and ==   1 Answer

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    Applications Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Natick, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at MathWorks (Natick, MA).

    Interview

    The interview as about 40 minutes. I choose the embedded systems options and was asked questions on that. I'll try to list questions that i was asked, which aren't reflected here yet
    1. Linkedlist operation
    2. Sum of n numbers
    3. Types of scheduling
    4. How would you interface RTOS with the real world
    5. precautions to using pointers
    6. How would you open an m file from the command window
    7.what command is used to add strings in matlab
    8. exception handling in C++
    9. How would you fill a matrix with n numbers, each number divisible by 3

    These are what i can remember. Please look up other reviews for more questions. They helped alot.

    Interview Questions

    • What 2 characteristics are needed to fully describe a linear function/system   Answer Question
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    Applications Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at MathWorks in March 2013.

    Interview

    Two rounds:
    1) HR Round- Telephonic - 30 Minutes
    Simple questions - what would you do if there was a conflict in your team?
    How did you handle multiple tasks at one go?
    What all projects did you work on, what challenges did you face, how did you overcome those?

    2) Technical Round - Telephonic - 45 minutes
    Questions - pigeon hole principle, color problem
    Programming languages- had to choose 3 from C/C++/Java/MATLAB
    Simple questions based on inheritance, reference etc.


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    Applications Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at MathWorks.

    Interview

    Phone callaftre oncampus posting

    Interview Questions


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