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Kernel inexplicably hangs if I define a pure function without suppressing output

Save any unsaved work before trying as it may crash Mathematica and other programs by filling up the memory! In v9.0.1.0 on OSX 10.8.5, if I start a new session and define two functions ...
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Syntax error for optional pattern, but only in debugger

This expression (explained here by Leonid) evaluates fine unless Evaluation->Debugger is enabled: h[x : (_Integer) : 1] := x Syntax::sntxf: "x:" cannot be ...
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Numerical errors/inaccuracies in ProductLog

Context In cosmology, a fairly accurate model to describe the gravitational potential, $\psi(r)$ of dark matter halos is given by $\psi( r)=\log(1+r)/r$. ...
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Incorrect result from Integrate

I attempted to calculate the following integral: ...
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Goto and Compile

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Apparently contradictory output from Series and D

I defined a function as: g[b_] := Integrate[f[n]Exp[-b DA (n.u)^2], n] Obviously D[g[b], b] /. b -> 0 gives ...
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Wrong numerical value while exporting to a JSON string

The following code: ExportString[{"a" -> 2000000., "b" -> 0.000001}, "JSON"] Gives the results ...
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Forcing optimal solution for FindShortestTour

I use FindShortestTour as explained here and it works nicely for a small number of cities. However when I try this with as little as 16 cities, the given tour isn't ...
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LinearProgramming errors

I have a family of equations I want to solve over the non-negative integers. One particular instance of it is this. ...
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ListDensityPlot crashes the kernel

ListDensityPlot[ Flatten[Table[{i, j, Sin[i + j]}, {i, 1, 20}, {j, 1, 20}], 1]] gives the expected result, but a linear scale crashes my kernel (please save your ...
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ReadList can't read correctly

I'm trying to load some data into Mathematica from some files generated by fortran. But ReadList seems can't get the number correct. Here is a simplified version of the problem: ...
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The same analytical expression gets inconsistent FourierTransform results

I have an expression which is just a linear combination of plane waves, and I'd like to calculate FT of it. I know what I will get should be a bunch of delta functions, but it turns out Mathematica ...
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Mathematica gives wrong result while Wolfram|Alpha is correct

Why does Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha give different results based upon the same code? I know Wolfram|Alpha's 7.85 is correct.
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Plotting a defined function gives different results from plotting the function directly

Consider the following piece of code: function[t_]:=Exp[-9 t^2]; LogLogPlot[{function[t],Exp[-9 t^2]},{t,.01,100}] I expect the two plots to exactly overlap each ...
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Why the inequality does not take into account the domain?

I have this inequality: Reduce[(4000-1000k)/(k-4) < 0] and the answer is k ∈ Reals I would expect ...
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Mathematica: computing a difficult integral

I am trying to compute the following integral: Integrate[Exp[Sum[-((cw λ - b[i])^2/(2 σ^2)), {i, 1, n}]], {cw, 0, 1}] And currently Mathematica outputs ...
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Issue with NSolve

I defined the following function: sw[ θ_, ϕ_, h_] = 1/2 Sin[2 (ϕ - θ)] + h Sin[ϕ] Based upon whether I use Solve or NSolve, ...
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Setting PropertyValue for VertexWeight is not persistent

g = CompleteGraph[8, VertexSize -> Medium]; PropertyValue[{g, VertexList[g][[1]]}, VertexWeight] = 10; PropertyValue[g, VertexWeight] ...
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Deconvolution of Image3D object using ImageDeconvolve

I am trying to get the ImageDeconvolve function to work with Image3D objects. In the documentation of ImageDeconvolve it says: ...
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ParallelTable of ParametricNDSolve objects fail

There seems to be a problem with ParametricNDSolveValue togeteher with ParallelTable First we create a ParametricNDSolveValue object ...
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ParametricNDSolve: Fails to differentiate an matrix differential equation

It seems like there is a problem with differentiating a ParametricNDSolve object when the underlying system contains an matrix differential equation. Create a simple ParametricNDSolveValue object ...
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Error with String patterns producing Removed[“$$Failure”]

While working on How to capitalize the first letter of each word in a string and trying to understand why certain characters were not considered letters I tried this: ...
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Possible bug with second argument of Dynamic

According to the documentation, Dynamic Details & Options section, especially: For interactive mouse operations Dynamic[expr,{f_start, f, f_end}] typically ...
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Poor quality Rasterize output when Background -> None

I am attempting to generate partially transparent images for PNG Export, but seem to run to the following issue. If I Rasterize ...
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FindHamiltonianCycle is not invariant to edge permutation

Found this bug-like behaviour today: if the order of edges is changed so that VertexList does not return the vertices in canonical order, ...
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Bug in GeneratingFunction?

According to the documentation GeneratingFunction[a[n],n,x]==Sum[a[n]x^n,{n,0,Infinity}] However, for $a_n=1/(n+2)$ I obtain ...
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MapIndexed and Compile

I am having trouble compiling a function that uses the MapIndexed function on the second level. The compilation runs fine, but at evaluation time I get an error ...
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How do I emulate DiscreteUniformDistribution in Mathematica?

How do I define a function from scratch that emulates DiscreteUniformDistribution? As shown below, attempting to use ...
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BSplineFunction derivatives wrong if using weights?

In my work, I make heavy use of non-uniform rational B-spline (NURBS) functions, defined using the function BSplineFunction with the option defining ...
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EdgeRenderingFunction question

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 10.0.0 (Edit 1 : I added this paragraph after the original post, for context) Some context for this question can be found in another post ...
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Mathematica9: NDSolve slows down after repeated calls

I have noted that in Mathematica 9 my code, which involves a lot of calls to NDSolve, slows down considerably after some time. Apparently, the problem is NDSolve itself and it seems to be related to ...
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Why does Simplify with TimeConstraint return Removed[$$Failure]?

Bug existed in version 7 and is fixed in version 10.0.0 I have a rather ugly Mathematica expression (edit: shown below) that I would like to simplify with a time constraint; simplifying without a ...
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eigenvector bug?

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 10.0.0 I have a fairly simple $3\times3$ complex matrix, $$ M=\left( \begin{array}{ccc} \frac{7}{2}-\frac{i}{2} & -1+i & \frac{1}{2}+\frac{5 ...
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How to format usage messages such that function templates are parsed correctly?

Is it possible to format usage messages (with italic arguments etc) such that Mathematica 9 still parses function templates correctly? For example, plain usage messages work when pressing ...
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Positive integrand giving negative answer

I'm integrating a positive function f(t) times sin(t) from 0 to pi/5 and get -38. Actually f is slightly negative for a short time (smallest value ~ -0.0005), but far from enough to explain this. ...
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ListPolarPlot not showing full plot range even with PlotRange -> All

I have a list of data dpdOt (given below) with associated angular coordinates thetaplot, which when plotted using ...
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Det and MatrixRank freezes on SparseArray with nonzero default value

Why does the following simple code never come to an end (at least with version 8) n = 5; mat = SparseArray[{i_, i_} -> 1, {n, n}, -1/(n - 1)]; MatrixRank[mat] ...
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Weird behaviour from ListSurfacePlot3D

Looking at Documentation for ListSurfacePlot3D, I follow the basic example presented there. ...
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PlotRangeClipping not working correctly with small ImageSize and PDF-export

Although Mathematica has some nice plotting capabilities, there are some things which are annoying me: I like to export a Graphics oder Plot to PDF for use in $\LaTeX$. I like to a have an ImageSize ...
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2X slower with ; — LibraryLink performance problem [duplicate]

This is the continued problem of the LibraryLink memory usage question here and here. In the following code, there is a 2X performance difference with only the change of ";". ...
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Where is my memory? — LibraryLink never returns the memory

This is an example LibaryLink code from Mathematica documentation, which takes an integer and return an integer list: ...
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Have I found a bug in Integrate?

The following command gives 0 in Mathematica 9.0.1. ...
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Spelling dictionary corrupted

I have a problem with the Check Spelling in Mathematica, that I quite don't understand: If I try to use the Check Spelling on any notebook, the check just stop before the first word and in the field ...
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Error while exporting to Excel with named sheets

Using Mathematica v9.0.1 This example is from the docs: ...
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Exporting large png results in completely black image

When trying to export an Image as PNG the resulting file is a completely black image. This happens only for certain images I have not been able to determine exactly ...
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Why LibraryLink function crashes at a second time?

I'm trying link one of Lapack's function to Mathematica through LibraryLink, and the Library function works great at the first execution but crashes at the second time. Here is the code (modified ...
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Error messages from compiling the Piecewise function

The following works Compile[{{x, _Real}}, Piecewise[{{{0., 0.}, x > 5.}}, {1., 1.}]] but if I enter the Piecewise[...] in ...
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PlotMarkers don't change colour for different lines

I have a set of data and several function operating on the same data, that I wish to plot together in a ListPlot. I need different ...
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Why is my rasterized graphic blank?

Consider the following code: ...
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Error in ARIMAProcess example

I am trying to compile the sample of ARIMAProcess of MMA here .It doesn't work.What is wrong?Could you please help?I am using exact same code. ...