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How to calculate an accurate estimated reading time of text? [migrated]

I suppose the calculation should not be done by only two factors (average reading speed/words per minute, and word count). But at least by a third parameter, that in my opinion should measure the ...
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How to renew a value when a value is larger than it, counting the time of the record being broken at the same time [duplicate]

I have a given value and is it possible that after some calculation, when the calculated result is larger than the given value, the given value can be set as the value that is larger than it? Other ...
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How to make my fuction return a step count

I am new to mathematica, and I have this 3d random walker program which runs with a fixed (given) amount of steps. What I want it to do is to run forever but stop when two walkers collide (aka have ...
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How to make CounterIncrement step in increments of 2

Is it possible to make counters that step in increments other than 1? The default for CounterIncrements seems to be 1 and there's no other documentation on what ...
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Using a prompt to set options

I am creating a toolbar. One of the buttons on my toolbar is this setcounter button below. ...
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How to count number of small dots in a picture

I have this picture of small particles in a polymer film. I want to count how many particles in the figure, so that I can have a rough estimation of the particle density. But the image quality is ...
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Best way to count this?

I'm trying to use the Count function for this purpose, but it's not working how I'd like it to. Does anybody know a simple way to do this counting? I would like to be counting the number of "p"s in ...
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Length of a disjunction

Simple question: I'm trying to count the number of Roots to an equation. But both Length[x==1] and ...
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Optimal Binarize value for counting experiment

I am currently working on a physics experiment where I count particles. I have looked at and used a bit of code from the following sources: Cell counting from an image file and Count Elements in Image ...
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Count two or more equal consecutive elements in a list and create histogram

I have a list generated by: list = RandomInteger[{1}, 100] it contains only 0's and 1's ...
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Count the number of regions made by Lissajous curve

How many disconnected regions does Lissajous curve divide the plane into? For example: Let g=ParametricPlot[{Sin[2 t], Sin[t]}, {t, 0, 2 \[Pi]}] The number ...
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Count elements of a list

Let's create a random list n = 100; data = Table[{RandomReal[{0, 2}], RandomReal[{-1, 1}]}, {i, 0, n}] Now we divide the $(x,y)$ plane into four sectors with the ...
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Transform List from {a,a,b,b,b,c} to {{a,2},{b,3},{c,1}} [closed]

The title pretty much says it. I want to map over the solutions returned by Solve but want to avoid calculating the same thing over and over again. e.g. ...
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Counting subsequences (i.e., patterns) within a list?

I would like to count the number of subsequences in list. Say I have data given by: data = {1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 2, 1}; I would like to count the number ...
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Generalization to AllTrue, AnyTrue and NoneTrue

I am wondering if there is a natural Mathematica way to generalize those functions. To be specific, All three functions AllTrue, ...
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Counting the total number of instances of some collection of objects in a list

I have a list of some sort list = {"l1","l2","l3","l4"} and I'd like to count the sum total number of occurrences of n of the ...
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Interpreting a formula from Graph Theory - where do x and y come from?

I'm trying to understand the generating function for OEIS A062734, which is in Mathematica. Essentially, despite knowing no Mathematica at all, I think I can parse most of it, but where do $x$ and $y$ ...
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Count the number of element repeats at various distances

I have a function of x: f[x_] := Abs[Extract[list, x + n] - Extract[list, x]] I then apply this: ...
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Quickly test if all element in list is the same

I'm running a Monte Carlo simulation. At the end, I want to count how many simulations return a list of same element. My problem: ...
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Why doesn't this pattern work?

I want the in-built function Count to count the elements in a list which are greater than a value. Example: ...
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How to add a column to a table that counts the number of times the lines appear?

I am at a complete loss at this. I have a table with 2 columns and n lines. Some of the lines are repeated. What I want to do is add a new column that counts the number of repetitions of each line. ...
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Strange behavior of BinCounts

Bug introduced in 8.0 and fixed in 10.0.0 Just try this example: ...
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How to count the number of n-gons and line intersections in an image of a complete graph?

I would like to count the number of line intersections and number of n-gons in a complete graph (which forms a regular polygon). The only way I've come up with that would allow me to do both in ...
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How do I count a number of primes(say smaller than N) that does not contain 5?

Title says it all. How do I count a number of primes(say smaller than N) that does not contain 5?
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Counting Events in a moving date range

I want to count the number of times events take place in a date range. The counting is done over a window of e.g. 28 days where the goal is to have between 11 and 13 events in the time window. The ...
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Counting and extracting hit circles/triangles for randomly chosen points

Below, you see a triangle in which the incircle was inscribed. As we know, the center of this circle is the intersection of the angle bisectors. At this point, one could go further and find the ...
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Count the number of sqrt and 4th powers in a function

This is a simple and short question. I have a function which contains a certain number of square roots and 4th powers, lets take this one: ...
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Counting adjacent elements in a Matrix?

To start, I have a situation where I have some matrix, for example $$ A=\left[ \begin{matrix} 4&2&2&3&3\\ 2&3&1&2&3\\ 3&0&4&0&4\\ ...
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Select a repeated element in a list

I want to select all elements that repeat 4 times in the list. I propose this code ...
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Find the number of nonzero elements

How do you find the number of elements in a matrix that are non-zero. For instance, the following matrix has 5 nonzero elements. ...
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Prime factor counting function

Is there any way I can speed up this prime factor counting function? (I am looking for all numbers in a range with 3 prime factors (counted with multiplicity).) ...