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What's wrong with my implementation on CountryData

I was wondering, *for which countries is the proportion of Phone line users to population greater than or equal to that of the United States?* This is what I inputted below, but the list of countries ...
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Missing something in my input for CountryData dependencies

I'm trying to find (a)which countries have dependencies (b)and a list of countries that consider themselves dependencies (c)and a list of countries that don't consider themselves dependencies. ...
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How do I find the most populous cities in the world?

I am attempting to plot the most populous cities on a world map. Currently, I have the line of code: ...
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CountryData et al. and associated InputStream

Quick update I found a way to solve this in webMathematica, using CollectStreams. But still, below problem leaves me puzzled, I would very much like to learn how ...
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How do I find the number of countries that have a type of industry?

I am trying to find the number of countries that have a certain type of industry. Currently, I have this code: ...
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How could I generate words starting with P,h,D?

A friend of mine is a PhD candidate and posted a picture on Facebook with funny words starting with 'p', 'h' and 'd' like "Please hire. Desperate" or "Permanent head Damage". I thought I could try and ...
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Why is CountryData function failing?

I am unable to get the CountryData function to work. I have tried FinancialData, CityData, ...
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Find a word's linguistic pronunciation

Is there a way to get a word's linguistic pronunciation given the word as a string? I would like a function LingusticPronunciation such that, for example, ...
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Drawing CountryData groups

I'm sure I'm overlooking something obvious, but I can't draw groups of countries. Here are two countries and two country groups: ...
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Is FinancialData for India available? [duplicate]

FinancialData["IndiaNSE", "Members"] // Shallow gives ...
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Curated data sometimes delivered in undefined units

This question may better go to Wolfram, but as it came up on the weekend, I thought I'd try here first. Take a look at the following: ...
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WeatherData for the 15th day of each month

Suppose we have WeatherData["Helsinki", "MeanTemperature", {{2007, 1, 1}, {2012, 12, 31}, "Day"}] How we can have data just for 15th day of each month?
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Mean of Date variable data

I have hourly registered data as : ...
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Importing data from Excel for DateListPlot

I am importing data from Excel and plotting it with DateListPlot. My code is ...
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City/Country Names by GeoLocation

How do I get the city and country names from the output of FindGeoLocation[] {lat, long} ?
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DateListPlot input entry problem

I imported some data from Excel and got the following for my date and values: {{{1986, 1, 2, 0, 0, 0.}, 25.56, ""}, {{1986, 1, 3, 0, 0, 0.}, 26., ""} It seems ...
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xkcd: Geohashing in Mathematica

On May 21, 2008, an xkcd comic proposed a method for creating a random, local meeting place that can't be determined until the day of the meeting. This method is usually used for xkcd fan events, ...
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WeatherData acquirement in ListStreamPlot

I am trying to show the wind streams in a geographic area as following code for a range of time.Even if it works for realtime data but it doesn't work for range of time.I am filtering and also taking ...
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Weather Maps with Mathematica

I've been trying to set up a weather map with Mathematica similar to what NOAA publishes in their website. So far I've been successful to bring the data over and extend it across the whole picture ...
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Problem with ListContourPlot feeding data format and WeatherData

With following code I am trying to show the mean wind speed patterns for a few geographic locations. ...
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Using LatticeData to fill a space with spheres in a face-centered cubic (fcc) lattice packing arrangement

I have a large sphere of radius $R_1$ which I would like to pack with $N$ smaller radius of radius $r_2<R_1$ arranged in a face-centered cubic (fcc) packing arrangement (i.e. Kepler's optimal ...
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Indicating the probability that a weather datum is above/below some given value on a geographic map

With help of the previous questions here, I am analyzing weather data as daily MeanWindSpeed of some cities with the following code: ...
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AstronomicalData and Planetary Heliocentric (x,y,z) Velocity Components

I'm trying to find data on the heliocentric velocities of planets in our solar system and was directed to Mathematica's AstronomicalData in a previous topic. ...
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How to extend dictionary.txt

How to extend the default dictionary.txt for Dictionarylookup to all words? For example, first I ...
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The Orbit and Perigee of the Flamsteed comet

Historical context This year we have the 330-th anniversary of the Battle of Vienna - one of the great formative events of European history, it took place on September 12, 1683. Kara Mustafa, Grand ...
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financial data behind Wolfram|Alpha and Finance Platform

I need to price 23,000 securities from 1999 to 2007, and they are surprisingly hard to find on subscription-based services, like Bloomberg LP, ThomsonReuters or S&P CapitalIQ offerings. Probably ...
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How to get a list of 3-connected graphs?

I'd like to use GraphData to get a list of graphs with vertex connectivity at least 3. I know GraphData["Nonplanar", 6] gives ...
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How do I use FinancialData to obtain company revenue and income?

I'd like to make a plot of a company's revenue and income over time. I can do this via Wolfram Alpha pretty easily, just by searching "Ford revenue and earnings from 2000 to 2012". As such I can, if ...
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Access curated or locally stored data with curated data functions?

Say I have a toy package, something like: ...
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Why is CityData[All, “Coordinates”] failing?

When I evaluate CityData[All, "Coordinates"] Mathematica returns {Missing["NotAvailable"], Missing["NotAvailable"]} ...
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Using ChemicalData to make molecule graphics

I would like to take the acetone $((CH_3)_2CO)$ and chloroform $(HCl_3)$ molecules that Mathematica's chemical data provides, and plot them together. I want to show how chloroform can hydrogen bond ...
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Does Mathematica support collaborative filtering and recommendation systems?

Does Mathematica support collaborative filtering and recommendation systems such as can be found in Apache Mahout? I could not find any resources about advanced data mining techniques, beyond ...
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Export Graph to PDF

I know that I exported Graphs to PDFs before but it doesn't seem to work any more. I tried K5 = GraphData[{"Complete", 5}] Export["K5.PDF", K5] And I get a PDF ...
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Can a LatticeData image be displayed in a space filled fashion

I'd like a FaceCenteredCubic image as in the in LatticeData docs, but space packed, and cropped on all the boundaries, so that it illustrates the geometry of the calculation that leads to the ...
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World plot without borders between countries

I would like to plot the world map without the countries' borders and just the coastlines (in Mathematica 8). I need to overlap a temperature contour plot on the world map. When I plot country data ...
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Overloading second argument of CountryData

For convenience I'm trying to add an extra property to CountryData ...
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define the range of Longitude from 0-360 in the World plot from CountryData

How can I change the Longitude range to 0-360 in the such plots? ...
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How to view all graphs available in GraphData?

Is there a "gallery" view of all the graphs available in GraphData? I realize that some graphs may not lend themselves to such representation (e.g. some may have ...
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Interactive steam tables and phase diagrams in Mathematica

I teach an undergraduate course in Thermodynamics and I would love to use Mathematica to demonstrate the various engineering processes that involve the expansions and compressions of steam and common ...
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Under what conditions does FinancialData return a ::notent message?

I tried retrieving FinancialData for a few companies but when I tried doing it for NTDOY, I couldn't. As of 25/12/2012, querying ...
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How can I download price information for multiple stocks at once?

I have a list of stock tickers. Is it possible to download price information over a period of time all in one go, or download other types of information across multiple stocks in one go?
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Standard deck of 52 playing cards in curated data?

I am not sure how to find out what all is included as curated data. For example, are the individual images of each of the 52 cards in a standard deck of playing cards included? If not, is there a way ...
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Why do DateList, DateString, and AstronomicalData ignore $TimeZone?

My reading of the documentation for DateList and DateString lead me to believe that both functions use ...
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Problem achiving effect I want with ColorFunction

I want to create a plot showing historical annual maximum and minimum temperatures. I've figured out how to get 10 years of historical temperature data from Wolfram|Alpha. The plot below shows the ...
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Structure of curated data?

Is there a way to programmatically access the structure of curated data present in Mathematica (for each type of information, for example for CountryData or ChemicalData) that would allow access to ...
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How is AstronomicalData interpreting its date arguments?

It is easy to confirm that the AstronomicalData is not interpreting its arguments as UTC (or "GMT", which is, in any case, ambiguous) dates by verifying that the ...
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Is there a way to get AbsoluteTime to correctly report absolute time differences?

Absolute time supposedly reports the "total number of seconds" between two dates, but it does not. For example because of the leap second applied at 2012-06-30T23:59:60Z ...
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Find the list of weather stations for specified cities

I wrote some code which retrieves temperature data from three cities every hour for five days. My problem is that the default station from which WeatherData[] gets ...