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

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Get polynomial interpolation formula

I'm attempting to get a polynomial interpolation formula out of Mathematica but I am absolutely lost. I stared out using ...
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NDSolve with a constant

I have a simple differential equation like this s = NDSolve[{y'[x] == A y[x] Cos[x + y[x]], y[0] == 1}, y, {x, 0, 30}] where $A$ is a constant. Mathematica gives ...
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2D smoothing spline interpolation

Does Mathematica have 2D smoothing spline interpolation built in? I requires an interpolation method with smooth first derivatives and cubic bivariate splines fulfill this nicely. In python I would ...
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Curve fit based on minimal data

Inspired by the fantastic answers here and here, I would like to ask a questions along similar lines. I have 6 curve types that follow these rules: Type A: If point 1 is positive and point 2 is ...
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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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Temporal database reconstruction in mathematica

<EDIT> after some internet research I found the database domain that deals with this kind of thing: Temporal Databases. I think my question therefore becomes how to reconstruct a temporal ...
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Fast list interpolation over common x,y for multiple variables

I have a (long, >50K elements) unstructured list with a header similar to; AList[[1]] = {x,y,z,var1,var2,var3,var4,...,varN} I want to interpolate z, var1, var2, ...
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Select pairs of columns from an array of data [closed]

I try to interpolate the first two columns of a seven-column file formatted as follows: ...
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Multidimensional interpolation with duplicate abscissa values [duplicate]

I am trying to do a first order interpolation on a multidimensional data set containing duplicate abscissa values (which Mathematica does not like), like this one: ...
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Can I use the values of interpolating points from NDSolve's output? And How?‎

The output of NDSolve is a (list of)InterpolatingFunction(s). In standard output format the ‎elements of interpolation are not ...
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Incompatible InterpolatingFunction between V9 (and earlier) and V10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 I am encountering compatibility issues when loading DumpSave(d) definitions in V10 that have been created with ...
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Show actual Interpolation function [duplicate]

Is there a command to show the actual function when using the Interpolation command? For example, f = Interpolation[{1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 5}] returns ...
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Extracting the function from InterpolatingFunction object

I've used Interpolation[] to generate an InterpolatingFunction object from a list of integers. ...
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Replace $z$ with interpolated function and plotting

I start off with this equation $z(x,y) = sin(xy)$. I create an interpolation from $0 < x < 5$ and $0 < y < 5$. I then use this interpolation on a simple function $w(x,y) = x + y + z(x,y)$ ...
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Integrating Squared of Interpolating Function with respect to one variable

I am interested in evaluating a two dimensional interpolating function produced by solving the wave equation. Here is the code that includes the resulting interpolating function. ...
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How do I feed data points into an equation to solve NUMERICALLY?

I start with this equation and solve it numerically for $z(x,y)$ in the range $1 < x < 5$ and $1 < y < 5$: $$ \frac{3}{xyz} - 2x - 3y - 5z = 0 $$ Then using the data points of $z$ above, ...
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interpolating function over dates

I've got a bunch of readings at various dates and times. I'd like to be able to interpolate and then integrate over, say days. I can do this by converting my date/time to ...
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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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Object separation from a 2.5D surface

I'm trying to identify the shape and the boundaries of objects. The data was generated with a laser scanner and represent the surface of an area in which many boulders lay on the ground and making up ...
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Interpolation of 4D data

To create a table and an interpolation function of 3D data T=f(X,Y) I have the answer here: interpolation of 3D data How to create a table/interpolation function of 4D data T=f(X,Y,R)? If I do ...
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Issue in ParallelTable after evaluating another function using NDSolve and FindRoot. What is wrong with this inverse?

I am trying to find the inverse of a function which is defined through NDSolve and NIntegrate. The question is pretty similar ...
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Problem when defining function through NIntegrate and NDSolve and Interpolation - Bug?

More than a single question, I have some doubts about the output of certain functions when defined through the result of other calculations. I am an active user of Mathematica, but maybe I haven't ...
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Removing some data and replacing them with new ones

I have a data list where the elements have the form (time, velocity ). I need to remove some malformed elements in places where the data does not change smoothly and then replace those points by ...
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Interpolation function evaluation and timing

Lets define two identical functions $f$ and $g$ in a slightly different way ...
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Better code for two variable fractal interpolation functions

I am trying to write code for 2-variable fractal interpolation functions using two iterated function systems and two starting functions (both $y(x)=x$) which creates a sequence of piecewise defined ...
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Piecewise Polynomial Interpolation

Given some data pairs $(x_i,y_i)$, with $i=0,...,m$, and a degree $r$, I wish to build a piecewise polynomial function to interpolate these data. That interpolation should be continuous, and, on every ...
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Zero-order interpolation not going fully around

Connected to this question, I want to do a zero-order interpolation of a bunch of datapoints which is periodic. The code I use is as follows: ...
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FunctionInterpolation error when specifying AccuracyGoal

In the help page ref/message/FunctionInterpolation/ncvb, it is mentioned that one should specify AccuracyGoal for some (even ...
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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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Smooth 4D (3D + color) plot from discrete points

I have a file containing isosurface $\{x,y,z,F\}$ data (around 9000 points). My goal is to generate a smooth (NOT a discrete set of points!) colored surface using ...
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Strange behaviour of “Make Table” with exponential function

I am trying to create a simple interpolation of 1-Exp[-x^2] function, over the logarithmic grid, but I am stuck due to some unexpected behaviour: ...
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Find polynomial equation for set of 3D data

data was given in columns in the order {y, x, z}, with y dependent on x, z ...
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Creating a 3D List Line Plot From Discrete Points

Given the following Runge-Kutta ODE solver and the graphical output below, how do I get a 3D line plot instead of a 3D point plot? I see that there is no ListLinePlot3D function, so I thought it might ...
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Function that is a good fit to the plot made with SmoothHistogram

How can I find a function that fits the plot from the SmoothHistogram function? For instance if I have data like this and plot a Smooth Histogram, how can I get a function that fits the plot? ...
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Interpolating a plot with missing values

With data = {{1, 1}, {2, 2}, {3, 3}, {4, 4}, {5, 5}, {6, 6}, {7, 5}, {8, 4}, {10, 3}, {10, 2}, {11, 1}} and ...
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Requiring NumericQ in Pure Function

Potential duplicate, but doesn't seem to solve my problem: Using patterns in pure functions I have a function that returns an InterpolatingFunction, and it works ...
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Zooming into Parametric Animation Plot that Uses InterpolatingFunctions

I have an interplanetary trajectory solver that calculates a spacecraft route from Earth to Mars, and I am trying to zoom into the spacecraft when it reaches its Mars intercept orbit but am having ...
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Integrating a functional of an InterpolatingFunction

It is straightforward to Integrate an InterpolatingFunction. However, even for a simple functional of an ...
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ReplaceAll in an expression including large InterpolatingFunction

I have a large InterpolatingFunction that I'm transforming to another basis with a few simple multiplications and additions by (symbolic) constants. The ...
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Create ParametricFunction object without ParametricNDSolve

Documentation of v9 states that ParametricFunction is generated by ParametricNDSolve and ...
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InverseFunction on an Interpolating Function is misbehaving

I am getting strange behavior when I try to calculate the inverse of an interpolating function for two similar data sets. My data sets are: ...
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How can i integrate over a set of data

i need to integrate over my data, which is denoted as {q, I},here I is the Intensity i need to obtain the form of the following integration( its not a numeric integration, because it contain x, next ...
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Conjugate of InterpolatingFunction?

From NDSolve, I got this: {{a1 -> InterpolatingFunction[{{0., 40.}}, "<>"]}} What would be a sensible approach to ...
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Linear interpolation over 2 variables

I'm tuning a function to data over 4-5 variables using Differential Evolution. The objective function calls frequently interpolation function. I came to a point, where compiling the objective function ...
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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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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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Interpolation and points of non-differentiability

I have some data, which if expressed by some elementary functions, would contain a non-differentiable point. I would like to be able to use something like interpolate to convert the data into a ...
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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 ...