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

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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] ...
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Forcing Interpolation to be smooth at its boundaries

I'm looking at a piecewise function of two lines, which has a kink, such as: ...
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How to know form of plotted Bezier function

Simple scenario is to see the Bezier function, but how to know which polynomial approximate it? ...
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Generating an “average curve” from a dense set of “semicontinuous curves” which clear trends

This question is related to a previous one of mine: Partitioning a superset of coordinates into subsets that generate continuous curves, where the challenge was to partition a data set into two ...
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Partitioning a superset of coordinates into subsets that generate continuous curves

Consider the data set corresponding to recorded trajectories for a particle: ...
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Interpolating a sparse list of two-dimensional coordinates

I've run into a problem where I have an ordered array of sets of coordinates, for example: ...
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List-manipulation Interpolation

For example, I have the following list: AA={{0, 20000.}, {26.6, 19950.}, {53.2, 19950.}, {79.8, 19950.}, {97.1198, 18644.1}, {102.681, 16452.3}} Another ...
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Graph two interpolations together

I have created two functions, inter1=Interpolation[points1] and inter2=Interpolation[points2]. This creates two functions, I ...
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What's inside InterpolatingFunction[{{1., 4.}}, <>]?

I'm curious what's inside the InterpolationFunction object? For example: ...
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StreamPlot with interpolating functions

While working my way through the Wolfram Blog post on simulating fluid flow I started playing with StreamPlot because I preferred quick and ugly visualizations over ...
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How does ListPlot3D interpolate data?

I have data of the form {{x1, y1, f(x1, y1}, {x2, y2, f(x2, y2)}, ...}. I need to interpolate the data to get an interpolated ...
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Change of coordinates for an InterpolatingFunction

This is a toy example of the question I have but I think it illustrates the point. I have a function y[x] which is an interpolating function. Let's define it ...
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Coarse-graining and/or sorting of a list of arbitrary triades {x,y,z} in the (x,y) plane [duplicate]

In general my question is related to an approach to make an interpolation of a data which is not on a regular mesh. Another aspect of this question has already been discussed after my question ...
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ListDensityPlot performance when scaling axes

I need to visualize 3D data having 200*200 data points. ListDensityPlot is a good candidate, but it seems to have strange performance issues. I created a small ...
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Interpolating and plotting a surface for a sparse set of 3d data points

I have a set of $(x,y,z)$ coordinates which sparsely cover a surface, e.g.: data = {{51, 15, 0.1}, {300, 11, 0.99}, {140, 22, 0.123}, {54, 12, 0.66}, ...}; What ...
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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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White spots in ListDensityPlot

I have a problem with ListDensityPlot. I have some data on an irregular grid. I try to plot them with ...
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How to make BSplineFunction pass each data point and naturally smooth?

(Old package, works good) ...
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Finding y given x from an interpolating function

I would like to put a dot on the point of a curve that has a specific y value but I don't know the x value. A simple example of my code is ...
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Find limit of Interpolated function

I have an interpolated function f = Interpolation[data] I would like to calculate limits such as ...
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Interpolation of data on non-rectangular grid [duplicate]

I have a smooth data distribution on a 2D regular grid that is not a rectangular (it is a cross-section of a channel) and I need to find an Interpolating function ...
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Why do I have to perform a second ReplaceAll in this InterpolatingFunction?

I have an InterpolatingFunction that I'd like to plot, and I wonder why I have to perform a ReplaceAll on the following function: ...
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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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Correct use of ListInterpolation

I have a small problem with ListInterpolation. I want to use ListInterpolation to postprocess result of a numerical simulation. ...
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Notation for numerical solutions to differential equations

Can somebody explain this notation to me? Using Mathematica's first example in the NDSolve documentation: ...
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Creating and using an explicit piecewise function in a convenient way

I have a set of data points that define a function in the form curvePts = {data1,data2,...} where ...
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Smoothing/Averaging 2D Vector Fields

I have a list of 2D vectors defined by {{x,y},{u,v}} and would like to smooth or average the vectors. For example here are 2 vector fields, the second has noise ...
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Using FindRoot with an interpolating function

This question bears resemblance to a few other questions on mathematica.SE about finding points of intersection of crossing curves. I know that the guidebook of numerics has an entry about the whole ...
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Problem with interpolation

I have a problem with the function interpolation. when I use it my points are all very shifted. Do you have an idea of the solution? ...
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Interpolation of an upper-triangular list

I have 2d list which is upper triangular. I would like to interpolate it, but I cannot unless I set the interpolation order to 1. I tried making the list rectangular by filling the bottom half with ...
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InterpolatingFunction with growing Domain

I want to find roots of a function that is very slow to calculate (the function itself involves a bunch of FindMaxima) so I interpolate the function in a region where I think it likely the the root ...
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Join a piecewise plot

I wrote some code to get a piecewise plot which is displayed correctly. Now I'd like to join the various parts of the plot, using some kind of interpolation, to get a continuous chart even though it's ...
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How to make 3D object smooth?

This thread considers mathematical methods here to make the 3D object smooth but this question consider how to achieve the goal of smoothing a 3D object in Mathematica. I want to get smoother ...
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Cubic polynomial interpolation with velocities listed rather than some points

I am trying to use the function BSplineFunction[] to create a natural cubic spline. Normally what is done is that you specify "SplineDegree -> 3" and include a list of points and it will carry out ...
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Interpolation on large 2D list results in erratic function

Previously, I've had problems with Mathematica interpolating and plotting 3D lists, but I finally managed to do so by rescaling the x and y-axes with the help of the methods proposed here. Now my ...