Tag for the usage of RSolve, ReccurenceTable, and implementation of finite difference method(FDM) in Mathematica

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Solving matrix equation

How can I solve the forward equation S[t]=C+A*S[t+1]*(Inverse((I-B*S(t+1)))*A for t=1 to t=10 and ...
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Can't get solution to a system of recurrence equeations

I would be grateful if someone could help me with this problem. I define two series recursively, thus: ...
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RSolve with conditional equation

I have the following conditional equation: $f(n) = 1+2 f(n/2)$ when n is even $f(n) = 1+f((n-1)/2)+f((n+1)/2)$ when n is odd I want to represent this as a conditional equation to be used in ...
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Recurrence evaluation at specific index

I have the following set of equations. I want to solve a[n] and f[n] for the indices n=1:5. Note that the relation a[2n+2] involves the derivative of f[2n] and the relation for f[2n+2] involves the ...
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Relationship between input and output coefficients

This is the starting point: ...
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Computing a Sequence using Recurrence

I posted a similar question earlier today, but unfortunately I realized after several hours that I over-simplified the problem for this forum. There is a very good answer to the Computing a sequence ...
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Computing a sequence by recurrence

I am trying to create a list where each element of the list is calculated using the sum of all previous elements of the list and also uses the $N$th element of another list. The initial value of the ...
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Mathematica 10 issue: working with Entities slows down recurrence equations [duplicate]

I was looking at the Mathematica code given at http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/326240 where example code is given to simulate the spreading of a supposed Ebola outbreak in Nigeria: ...
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plotting the stable and unstable manifolds of a difference equation

I have a 2D non-linear system of difference equations for variables x and y defined as follows: ...
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RecurrenceTable - does it have a solution search option like FindRoot?

I have a second-order non-linear difference equation like $$0=f(x_{t+2},x_{t+1},x_t)$$ where $x_{t+2}$ is implicitly determined. I have tried the code like ...
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Is this answer is true?

I was using Mathematica to get the series solution for Legendre equation. But when I get the recurrence relation and use RSolve: ...
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Poisson PDE using FDM in Mathematica

The problem modeled by the Poisson PDE is related to the torsion of prismatic beams and I use the Finite Differences Method. When I use Mathematica to solve it using a quadratic mesh it is working ...
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Difference Equation System constructed with SetDelayed: How I can set Non-exploding break?

I have a Difference Equation System constructed with SetDelayed. The system is like as follow. ...
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Tangled up in sequences and recurrence relations

I took a trip through sequences and recurrence relations and I got tangled up since the documentation didn't help much. I'm sure you can. Given a sequence ...
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RSolve: simple 2-variable recurrence

I have a simple recurrence: RSolve[{b[n, k] == b[n - 1, k - 1] + b[n - 1, k]}, b[n, k], {n, k}] But Mathematica cannot handle it, why? When I try to give initial ...
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Has this implementation of FDM touched the speed limit of Mathematica?

Still, I'll use the implementation of the 1D FDTD method (you can simply understand it as a kind of explicit finite difference scheme for the Maxwell's equation) as the example. Just for completeness, ...
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RSolve with simple initial condition

Suppose we have the following equation: $$ g_ma_m=r_ma_{m-1} $$ with initial condition $a_L=d$ and $L$ might be negative. The following command ...
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How can I get DSolve to solve my ODE?

I evaluated DSolve[{x[t] x''[t] + x'[t]^2 - g x[t] == 0, x[0] == 0, x'[0] == 0}, x, t] and the output was {}. But this ODE ...
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How to find a recurrence relation for a sequence?

I have a sequence given by an explicit formula for n-th term: ...
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Calibrating a difference equation system

Sorry for not posting it in the first attempt properly. Consider the simple problem of a first-oder difference equation: ...
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RSolve? How do I Solve these equations using Mathematica

How do I solve these using Mathematica? I'd like to have formula for p[2] to p[n-1]. P[j] ...
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FindRoot finds a solution not found by NSolve

I am trying to solve a polynomial equation of higher order with non-integer exponents. When the order of the system is greater than 4, FindRoot provides a correct solution that is not found by NSolve. ...
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Mathematica 9 cannot solve a difference equation that Mathematica 8 can

Consider RSolve[{a[n + 1] == 2 a[n] + n (1 + 2^n), a[1] == 1}, a[n], n] Mathematica 8 can solve this quickly, but Mathematica 9, even after being allowed to run ...
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RSolve fails on a two-equation non-linear system

I have a system of just two recurrence equations, I need to solve them and so I use RSolve: ...
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Limit as n -> ∞ for RSolve with Multivariate Recurrence Relation

I'm trying to solve the following when n -> ∞: ...
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I don't understand ListCorrelate! [closed]

I want to solve a PDE equation (like Schrodinger equation) using finite difference in Mathematica. I don't understand what this code does! ...
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RSolve: Errors while solving Partial Difference Equation

I tried solving following partial difference equation in Mathematica by typing ...
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Recurrence Relation construction [closed]

How can I go about setting up a recurrence relation where the first 10 values are a constant and the second 10 values are another constant? Ideally, I'd like an efficient way to set ...
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Green functions for recurrence equations

Is it possible to solve recurrence equasions in Mathematica with the use of Green's functions and get a solution as a series?
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RSolve with assumptions

I want to solve the following non-linear first order difference equation: $$ k_{t+1} = (1-a) k_t^{a} $$ with $0 < a < 1$, and $k_0 = \text{const.}$ . Of course, the solution is easily found, ...
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MAP a business cycles model

There is a Business Cycles Map on Phaser 3.0 and I've trying to run it on Mathematica the last four days without succes. The equations are $$ x_1 = (1.0 - a s)x_1 + a \left[s m + g \left(\frac{s ...
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How to combine DifferenceRoot objects for odd and even-indexed terms

I'm trying to analyze a certain infinite sequence $S$, indexed by positive integers starting from $1$. It can be split into two subsequences: $S^{odd}$ by removing all even-indexed elements and ...
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Explicit, closed formula for recursive integral as a function of the recursive parameter

This is a follow-up of this question/answer. I'm working on a recursive integral more complicated than the one on the linked question, but this one can be used as an example. I would like to obtain ...
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Solving recurrence relationship using iteration

I am trying to create a Mathematica function that basically splits up a continuous function (in this case a physical potential) into steps (strips as it were) and returns the value of the function at ...
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Rook walk and RecurrenceTable in Mathematica

This appears in a combinatorics book: $a(m,n)=2 a(m,n-1)+2 a(m-1,n)-3 a(m-1,n-1)$ It is a recurrence equation for the number of rook walks from $(0,0)$ to $(m,n)$. The initial conditions are: $ ...
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Can I generate a “piecewise” list from a list in a fast and elegant way?

Suppose we have a number list a: n = 1000000; a = RandomReal[{0, 1}, {n}]; We want to generate a list ...
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Proof: Convergence of an equation and show the first derivative is bounded

We have the following equation \begin{equation} x(k+1)=\arccos\bigg( -\frac{1}{2(Dr^{\frac {|\sin(2x(k)+\theta)|}{M\sin x(k)\sqrt{A+2B\cos(2x(k)+\theta)}}}+1)} \bigg) \nonumber \end{equation} ...
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How can I solve a forward-backward-looking recurrence system?

I would like to (numerically) solve a forward-backward looking recurrence equation in Mathematica. The system is something like: ...
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RSolve and “the given boundary conditions lead to an empty solution”

I am trying to solve the following recurrence relation: ...
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RSolve Lotka-Volterra: A Closed Form Solution to this Difference Equation?

I would like to solve a difference equation, a Lotka-Volterra difference equation. I tried a model from http://www.stolaf.edu/people/mckelvey/envision.dir/nonDE.lotka-volt.html Using their ...
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Solving coupled eigenvalue differential equations

I am trying to solve an equation of the form as follows $\left(\begin{array}{cc} -\frac{\hbar^{2}}{2m}\frac{\delta^{2}}{\delta z^{2}}+\sin^{2}\left(z\right) & z\\ z & ...
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RecurrenceTable with a recurrence function of two variables

I have to calculate the cool down process of a regenerative heat exchanger. I solved the problem in Excel before, but now I want to do it with Mathematica. I want to create a table with the variables ...
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Recurrence equations with periodic coefficient

Suppose I have the following recurrence equation: $$ F_{i+1}P_{i+1}+F_iP_i-P_{i+1}+P_i=2J\,, \quad\textrm{with}\quad F_{i+L}=F_i,P_{i+L}=P_i\,. $$ $J$ is constant, $\{P_i\}$ are probabilities with ...
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Random variates in Recurrence Function

I'm completely new to Mathematica and can't seem to find an answer elsewhere so hopefully I can get some help here. I'm trying to plot a recurrence relation, where a random variate is generated at ...
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Is it possible to find a limit of a sequence given by its recurrence relation?

I need to calculate a limit of a sequence given by its recurrence relation. I tried the following: ...
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RSolve gives a Context::ssle error

I want to solve the following recurrence equation RSolve[{(k + 2) c[k + 2] q^(k + 1) - c[k] == 0}, c[k], k] During calculation in Mathematica I get this ...
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RSolve and incomplete gamma function

I am interested in how Mathematica uses the incomplete gamma function to solve difference equations. For example, if we have this inhomogeneous, 2nd order equation and use ...
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RSolve[{y[0] == y0, y[t + 1] == (1 - (t + 1)/100) y[t]}, y[t], t]

When I evaluate this code: RSolve[{y[0] == y0, y[t + 1] == (1 - (t + 1)/100) y[t]}, y[t], t] I get an RSolve::bvnul error. I don't understand why. Yet, if I ...
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Nonlinear recurrence relation

I entered the following recurrence relation into RSolve and it just gave the question back to me. $$a_{n+1} = \frac{(1+a_n +(a_{n−1})^3)} 3$$ Is there another way to get a formula for the nth term?