Questions on the interpolation functions in Mathematica (Interpolation[], ListInterpolation[], FunctionInterpolation[], InterpolatingPolynomial[], etc.)

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Is it possible to compute with the trapezoidal rule by numerical integration?

Is it possible to compute trapezoidal rule numerical integration? I know that Mathematica has Interpolation, and that a list of points can be interpolated and then ...
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Finding a 3d curve from torsion and curvature with NDSolve

I'm trying to use the Frenet–Serret formulas to find the curve that matches the torsion and curvature I specify numerically with an InterpolatingFunction. The ...
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Weird behaviour for a vector InterpolatingFunction inside an NDSolve

I have run into some weird behaviour on the part of NDSolve which I find pretty bizarre and which I would like to understand better. Suppose, for the sake of ...
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Unexpected view of the Comsol result when I postprocess it in Mma

I simulated some nonlinear PDE using Comsol. Here one can find the results u=u(x,y) in the form of an Excel table with the terms ...
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Getting an explicit representation of the function returned from Interpolation [duplicate]

I am using Interpolation to get an InterpolatingFunction that fits a set of points. For example, ...
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Interpolate the discrete list into continuous function

I have a data whose list plot shows up following graph I would like to interpolate the missing data and make the function continuous but for particular x-coordinate there is multiple values of $y$ ...
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FindRoot of interpolating function from NDSolve

I am having issues finding the root of an interpolating function obtained from NDSolve. For example: ...
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Non-rectilinear integration of InterpolatingFunction

Bug introduced in 7 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.1 [CASE:3487737] I have a 2-d array that I would like to resample into a different coordinate system and integrate along one of the new ...
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Smooth initial data

I need something that produce pseudorandom smooth initial data for modelling phase separation equations (Cahn-Hilliard and simular). Generator code for now: ...
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How to define InterpolatingFunction on a variable set of points?

I would like to define an InterpolatingFunction to which data points are transferred as a parameter, e.g.: ...
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Indexed and array-valued interpolations

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.0 or later Using Indexed on an InterpolatingFunction leads to ...
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Convolution of interpolated data with function doesn't work

I need to convolve one function with interpolated data: function: av1 = 1.3888*(12/20)*10^8; bv1 = 2.5; tr5[t_] = Exp[-(av1*t-bv1)^2]; Data: ...
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Interpolation function way off

I have a simple list of data points to which I would like to fit an interpolation function. However, the results given by Interpolation[] gives an oscillating function which is not warranted by the ...
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Gradient of interpolated 3D data in mathematica 9

tt = Flatten[Table[{x, y, z, btot[x, y, z]}, {x, -1, 1, 0.1}, {y, -1, 1,0.1}, {z, -1, 1, 0.1}], 2]; ff = Interpolation[tt] Till here it is working fine as it is ...
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Interpolation of a multivariate function with duplicated 2D abscissa points

I want to interpolate a function q[a,b] I have a data file which has the form {a,b,q} a sample is following ...
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How to perform multi-variate Interpolation from discrete data in a text file [closed]

I have a table of data of 4 columns in text file. x y z w This is basically $(x,y,z)\rightarrow w$. How can I use an interpolation function in Mathematica to figure out an equation $f$ of 3 ...
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Interpolation of 4D data on a triangular grid

I need to interpolate a function defined on a triangular surface (grid). The grid is defined as ...
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Saved InterpolatingFunction behaving badly

Bug introduced in 10 and persists through 10.3.1 or later I created this InterpolatingFunction, and NIntegrate gives an ...
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How to use BSplineFunction for calculating derivative

I have a set of data like the following data = {{x1,y1},{x2,y2},{x3,y3},......} Now I use ...
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define function with 3d discrete points and find corresponding value from that function [duplicate]

Now I have a set of 3d discrete points in the form of {x,y,z} and want to interpolate them and define them into a function making x and y as the variables. Subsequently read corresponding values of z ...
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How to take derivative of a interpolated function inside the module

When handling derivatives of a interpolated function, I often use the following function makeDeriv[f_InterpolatingFunction] = D[ f[x], x] Then, I can define ...
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Interpolating function as a model in Mathematica's procedures for fitting

Is it possible to use interpolating function with parameters as a model for NonLinearModelFit (and other integrated methods for fitting)? Similar question was ...
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Using the InterpolatingPolynomial function

How can I find the interpolation polynomial for the function $f(x) = \frac{1}{1+2x^2}$ with interpolation knots $x_k = 1 + 0.2k , k=0,1,...,6$ using the ...
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Find interpolation polynomial using newtons formula

I found this program for calculating the interpolation polynomial using Newtons formula. This function takes as input data points and returns a polynomial. For example: I want to find the ...
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Is there a reason why some specific arrangement of scattered grid points would yield bad RBF (Obtuse package) interpolation results?

I have an arrangement of grid points given by the figure below (the datagrid data is posted below at the end of the post): They correspond to electrode positions of an EEG signal. I am ...
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Function Interpolation with Automatic / Algorithmic Values Mesh

I have an underlying function f(x,y,z) that is computationally intensive, but is smooth and continuous. I'm needing to find the function values along a line in xyz. Currently, I'm calculating f at ...
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Data Interpolation of deaths by date

I am working with an ebola dataset from Guinea, 2014:(http://currents.plos.org/outbreaks/article/estimating-the-reproduction-number-of-zaire-ebolavirus-ebov-during-the-2014-outbreak-in-west-africa/). ...
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InterpolationOrder has no effect on ListContourPlot when the data is of the form {x,y,f[x,y]}

This is related to the issue brought up here, if you want to mark it as duplicate feel free to do so, but it is slightly separate. Take two sets of data, identical except for the form, ...
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Accurate Integration of 2D interpolating function with weighting

I want to integrate a 2D interpolating function received from NDSolve[]. To illustrate my problem I will give a simple example: ...
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Suppress extrapolation of interpolating function in a ContourPlot

I have defined an interpolating function, myfcn[x], valid on the domain x = 0 to 1.5. I am then using ...
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List of points of an increasing sine function

I'm trying to obtain a list of the points of an amplitude-increasing sine function. I would like to give a certain value for input, e.g. 0.5. Sine will start increasing and decreasing from this point, ...
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Data interpolation and ListContourPlot

I am fairly new to Mathematica and I have two quick questions on using it for a Hydrology and Hydrogeology class. One is about data interpolation and interpolating without any data defined in an area. ...
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Getting numerical values from integrated interpolating function [duplicate]

I have a list of data. I integrate them with interpolation. Lets say is the following: InterpolatingFunction[{{0.01, 4.82}}, <>][x] However, is that ...
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Get value from InterpolatingFunction

I'm trying to find My[t], Mx[t] and Mz[t] values when evaluated at ...
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Problem with MissingDataMethod [closed]

Given v = {2, 1, Missing[], 5, 7, 4}; I use EventSeries to replace the missing value with its predecessor ...
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Hermite method in Mathematica

When I solve the example below, in the results it is mentioned that Mathematica 10 has used the Hermite method. I cannot find anything about this in the Mathematica documentation. Is there nothing ...
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How to read the intersect corodinate of two lines from the ListLinePlot?

Suppose I have two curves intersect at some point, how can I read the coordinates from the graph, not read by eye, but find it with more precision by computer. For example, here are two lists created ...
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SystemException with Interpolation

Consider the following sample code Interpolation[{Range[20], 2*Range[20]}]; ...
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Data smoothing in three dimensions

I have data with statistical fluctuations of the form $f(x_i,y_i)$ over a discrete grid. I now need the values of $f(x,y)$ also at points other than the grid points. That can be achieved by ...
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ndsolve interpolatingfunctions not shown/evaluated

Using this technique from Simon, I want to solve a matrix differential equation with a matrix that contains an explicit time-dependence(our variable), but I want to be able to solve this problem for a ...
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Multidimensional arbitrary precision spline interpolation on the grid

This question is a generalization of the previous one for multiple dimensions. In the answer to that question an implementation for the clamped spline interpolation for 1D case and arbitrary degree of ...
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Cubic Splines Functions

I have this set of three data points and want the natural cubic spline functions for them: dat = {{-.0247500, .5}, {.3349375, -.25}, {1.101000, 0}}; I tried: ...
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Absurd solution by LinearSolve

I am trying to find curve that passes through all the data points.To do this i am doing interpolation using LinearSolve. No. of equations vary from 1000 to 3000. LinearSolve gives me values of ...
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BSpline or other curve through arbitrary ordered sequence of two-dimensional points

How does one create a BSplineCurve or other smooth curve passing through each point in an ordered list, where the curve may be non-simple, i.e., can double-back ...
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Arbitrary precision spline interpolation

The current implementation of Interpolation does not allow arbitrary precision spline interpolation. Yu-Sung Chang says here that "it is not hard to implement it ...
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Extract function from a parametric interpolating function

I've read the answers of How to make use of an interpolating function outside of Mathematica?, Interpreting the interpolating function and saving data to plot with external program, Extracting the ...
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How to get coordinate from spline interpolation

Hi, I would like to find 10 coordinates between each points of this spline interpolation. I have done some research, but cannot find an appropriate answer. Any help will be appreciated. ...