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

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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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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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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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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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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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How to integrate functions of linearly interpolated data?

At first, consider integration of pure InterpolatingFunction. Importing some data (works in v.9, for earlier versions one can use this link to download zipped ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How does Interpolation really work?

I'm looking for some explanation or advice, not help in solving something. Recently I finished my program and my supervisor said "Ok, now it's time for your first paper: write a scientific text about ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...