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

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Results of ArgMax as a function of a parameter with InterpolatingFunctions

I would like to obtain a function and its derivatives, where the function is defined as the solution to a maximization problem. The obvious approach ...
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Interpolation impossible for ListPlot with Missing?

I have a list of data to plot. I would like to plot them with lines but delete some data before plotting and leave the lines disconnected where data is deleted. For example, ...
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Calculating the volume under a surface with Riemann sum

I have a set of xyz data points. X and Y are coordinates of a regular grid of 10x10 units, Z is the independent variable. I am trying to calculate the volume under the set of points, using Riemann ...
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Numerical Differentiation of an interpolated list.

I have a synthetic spectrum with a wavelength range of .3 to .7 microns. I have interpolated this spectrum for re-sampling purposes. However, I am also attempting to calculate the first and second ...
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how to write my own interpolation method

I was comparing results of spline interpolation in Mathematica and C++/gsl-library Results of interpolation are different if I use: ...
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Integration of any interpolation generates invalid comparison errors [duplicate]

Integrating a simple interpolated function as follows generates invalid comparison errors. ...
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How to convolve a Unit function (like “UnitTriangle”) with a InterpolatedFunction

Recently discovered what InterpolatingFunction's are in Mathematica...really amazing/useful. As I understand it, it's basically a curve fitter....sorta. So how ...
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Finding minimum fly-by radius between Mars and spacecraft from interpolating function

I've written an interplanetary trajectory solver/plotter that plots the path taken by a spacecraft on an Earth-Mars mission, but have run into a little trouble when the spacecraft actually reaches ...
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How to work with lists of functions

I have some lists of interpolated functions and I want to know if there is an easy way to operate with them. A simplified example: ...
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Interpolation: Unstructured grid error

If I try to make a table SimpleTable and to interpolate a function of two variables, I encounter a problem. For example: ...
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ContourListPlot not evaluating all of interpolated area

I am trying to plot a contour for a matrix, but it seems not to be evaluating all the points. Here is the interpolated figure, followed by the MatrixPlot version itself. I used this colormap because ...
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Integrate with FunctionInterpolation differs from NIntegrate

In working with interpolating functions and integration, I noticed a lot of differences between NIntegrate and Integrate in the ...
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How to resolve the duplicate error during interpolation

I have few hundred data points corresponding to an irregular shape closed curve. As the result I have data points that have the same value of y but different values of x. I want to create an ...
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FindRoot gives strange results when used on an interpolating function with vector output [duplicate]

I am currently experiencing a problem when I try to use FindRoot with an interpolating function that outputs a vector. I have constructed a minimal example that ...
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Derivative of Interpolating Function [closed]

Let's assume that Sol is the solution of NDSolve, given as an InterpolatingFunction f InterpolatingFunction[{{0.,10.},{0.,100.}},<>] If I want to plot it, ...
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Interpolation of multidimensional data organized logarithmically

The following threads call our attention to the fact that "accuracy of Interpolation will be worse with an unstructured grid", in the context of interpolation of 3d data: interpolation of 3D data ...
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Finding the intersection of a curve with an interpolation function

There are no issues trying to find the intersection points of two defined curves. ...
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NMaximize and Accuracy

I have a problem with NMaximize which is best depicted by the following figure. The result indicates, that the solution mathematica finds seems to be smooth except a few outliers. How can I get rid of ...
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Arbitrary precision spline interpolation

Current implementation of Interpolation does not allow arbitrary precision spline interpolation. Yu-Sung Chang say here that "it is not hard to implement it ...
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Is linear interpolation applicable here

From my understanding about Linear Interpolation especially of that of Newton's Divided Difference Polynomial, we could get the value of F(x) from the given set of ...
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Slow integration of interpolating function

I have a large file with irregularly spaced data in the format: ...
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Interpolate a curve in 3D

I have a sequence $\{(x_k, y_k, z_k)\}_{k=1}^n \subset \mathbb{R}^3$, all points along a path represented by the function $\gamma \colon \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}^3$, which maps the distance along the ...
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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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Interpolation of a table with 4 parameters

I have a huge data file which I need to do some analysis on it. The file is built in this way that for each 4 variables, there is a value of the function: ...
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Finding Minimum of a list after interpolation

I have a set of lists called Er[l], where l is from 1 to 13. I want to find the minimum point in the plot in these lists after interpolation by spline method. I need the values and the points on the ...
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How to make use of an interpolating function outside of Mathematica? [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a project where I have to solve some partial differential equations. Initially, I made some approximations so that an analytic solution could be obtained, and my ...
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Interpolating a list with exclusion [closed]

I have a list, data, where the elements data[[i]] range over i from ...
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Partitioning a numerical integral: need to integrate spectra

I am trying to integrate a spectrum I obtained from a fourier transform infrared spectroscopy experiment, in order to determine the global warming potential of green house gases. In order to do this, ...
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Interpolation problem on the list

I have a List of Latitude, Longitude and Measurement. a = {{{93, 104}, 290}, {{94, 103}, 292}, {{95, 105}, 291}, {{97, 109}, 294}, {{97, 102}, 295}}; And, I ...
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Find fit for complex function for smooth derivatives

I need to fit my data dropbox of the form {x,y} because I need the fit function for further derivative calculation. My derivative curve should be smooth. I tried ...
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How to make a 3D-Plot from 2D-interpolated data

I have data of the form {x,y} for different concentrations. Therefore I added the concentration as z, resulting now in ...
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ListPlot3D of a set of points in a non-convex region

I would like to plot a set of points in the same style as ListPlot3D does, but only in a non-convex region that I can specify (e.g. using a ...
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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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Interpolating data with a step

Suppose I have some data with a step in it: data = {{1, 1}, {2, 2}, {3, 3}, {3, 4}, {4, 5}, {5, 6}}; Interpolation will complain about this and not give you an ...
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Variable partitioning of the data in the form of “list of lists”

I am looking for a way for variable partitioning of the data in the form of a "list of lists" for interpolating the imported data from excel. The data looks like: ...
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NDSolve much slower when using InterpolatingFunctions inside

I am solving an ODE system with Mathematica. Let's say the system is of the form (to simplify). ...
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Interpolate throughout a 3d data list without extrapolation

I have a 3D list of data for which I'd like to plot an interpolated surface. There are several ways to achieve this, but none I cannot find a method which ONLY plots the ENTIRE interpolated surface ...
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Interpolation steeply drops to 0 beyond data

I use Interpolation on unstructured 3-D-Data to visualize different regions via RegionPlot. A problem I run into is that the interpolating function steeply drops to zero beyond my set of data. This is ...
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Create ParametricFunction object without ParametricNDSolve

Documentation of v9 states that ParametricFunction is generated by ParametricNDSolve and ...
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Interpolation Problem

I have the following list: ...
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Can graph interpolating function, but not use it. Any thoughts?

When solving a system of differential equations numerically, I get two interpolating functions. I can graph both of these, but when I try to evaluate either of the functions at a point, it just spits ...
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Interpolating a ParametricFunction

Original domain of my independent variable t is 0 to 10 nanometers, but in Mathematica (as in most numerical software), it's good idea to solve differential ...
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Linear interpolation between defined anchorpoints in an array (where anchorpoints are set each time we see a new element)

This question is an update and a correction my earlier question: Linear interpolation of a list between periodic anchorpoints (which was nicely answered). Imagine I have a list of the form: ...
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Linear interpolation of a list between periodic anchorpoints

I have a list of the form: list = {1,1,1,2,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,7,7,7,19,19,19}; Where we can see that there are an ordered set of integer values that repeat ...
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How can the behavior of InterpolationOrder->0 be controlled?

In ListPlot and Interpolation, the option InterpolationOrder->0 uses two different ...
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Transforming Sin into Abs[Sin] dynamically

Is it possible to interpolate a polynomial that approximates Sin, and then be able to manipulate the polynomial or a sample of its points to make sections of the ...
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Plotting list-valued interpolating function [duplicate]

I have an interpolation function which returns a list, e.g.: f=Interpolation[{{1,{1,2,3}},{2,{4,5,6}}}]; When I try to plot it, I get single-colored curves. ...
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Interpolating Function inside of NDSolve

I have a problem and it seems to be connected to an Interpolating function inside of an NDSolve command. The resistivity[x] ...