# Tagged Questions

Questions on the manipulation of List objects in Mathematica, and the functions used for these manipulations.

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### How to Find out the Recurring Period by Pattern Matching?

Note: It's not hard to solve this problem AT ALL, so please, try to explain how to use PATTERN MATCHING instead of how to find out the recurring period. We can easily extract real digits from a ...
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### Random Matrix with criteria

I want to construct $k$ lists $M$ of positions $(i,j)$ for a matrix $X$ of size $n\times m$, where all entries are "painted" with "white" color. The distribution of such a list $M$ must obey the ...
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### How to Replace Plot Slot Numbers With Variable Names

The format of my data looks like: ...
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### output has a term uncomputed

I am trying to sum the all numbers in each row of matrix and divide them by the max value of the row. My output has the following terms that has not been computed yet (example, the second element in ...
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### How to do abstract matrix operation?

In this simple example, I have 2 lists, each of which contains 3 matrices。 $J$ here is also a matrix with the same dimension. What I want is $aJc+bJ(b+c)$, but if I use dot product, the result is as ...
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### How to transform the $y$ values in a list of $(x,y)$ pairs [duplicate]

How can I transform data = {{1, 0}, {0, 1}, {1, 1}} to {{1, f[0]}, {0, f[1]}, {1, f[1]}} This is similar to ...
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### How to pair elements of a nestlist? [duplicate]

I have a this list for example expdata={{49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54},{0,3,5,2,0,1}} and I want to rearrange it like this ...
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### Converting a list of lists of indices into a sparse matrix of ones and zeros

I have data formatted like {{a,b},{c,d},{e,f}} where each entry is an integer. I need to turn this in to a sparse array with entries ...
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### Python Convolve2D functionality in Mathematica

I am new to mathematica. I am looking for an alternative for scipy.signal.convolve2d. I did find functions like ListConvolve, ...
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### How can I get the differences of all elements of list? [duplicate]

I want to get the difference of all elements of a list for example: $L=\{1,2,3,4,5,6\}$ for any $i$ and $j$ $\in L$ return the differences, for example for the first element $1$ we get the difference ...
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### Henon Map Equation Trekker

I am trying to make an Equation Trekker for the Henon map in the following way: ...
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### Sorting matrices by their norms

I have a matrices A and their Norms(Matrices B). I want to rank Matrices A based on their Norms. From smallest to highest Norm
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### Query or MapAt ragged associations or ignoring Missing values

Related to this question, can functions be mapped to named Keys in ragged lists of Associations? ...
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### Cross product between two lists of vectors

I'm trying to create a function that does the cross product between two lists of the same dimensions, element by element. Each entry of the list is a 3D vector. Something like this: ...
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### Make a .C3D file in Mathematica

I have two different groups of points in an excel file, which are captured by two different cameras from two different angles (Motion Capture Process). These points are extracted by using markers on a ...
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### Removing 1 from FactorInteger

I am trying to remove the factor of 1 out of FactorInteger, so that I can search though numbers with common factors easier. Here is what I have already: For[n = 0, n < 10, n++; b = FactorInteger[...
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### Remove columns basing on binary sequence

Possibly it is duplicate, still I could not find here elegant way to remove matrix columns basing on binary sequence. i.e. if I apply {1,1,0,0,1,0,1} to matrix it should delete columns 3,4 and 6.
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### How to generate a Markov Matrix efficiently

A Markov Matrix is a square matrix,which have two features: All elements great than or equal to $0$(But I hope all element great than or equal to $0.1$) All the columns add up to $1$ I have a ...
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### Dividing a list into more, smaller, lists [closed]

If I have the list {3,5,4,2}, is there a way to divide this list into smaller lists of the form {3},{5},{4},{2}?
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### Nested lists replacing of elements [closed]

I have a list of the form SpecialCycle12={{{1, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0}}, {{3, 2, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0}}}` And the list ...
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### Can you unpack a list of values into variables in a With expression?

For instance, if I am trying to draw a graph with 5 vertices labeled a through e, and I want to draw edges connecting a and b, a and c, a and d, a and e, b and c, b and d, and c and e, I would run the ...
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### Replacing elements in lists of a nested list

I have the following nested list ...
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### How to take a list and build sets of 2 elements without duplicates?

I am new to Mathematica so the answer to this question is probably easy. I have a list of 2D-points in the form {{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}, ...} Then I have a function that will take two points and test ...
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### Efficient way to compute a complement while respecting multiplicities [duplicate]

Suppose I have list2 which is a subset of list1. I want to get a res by deleting an element ...
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I would like to pad a nested list like M = {{{a, b}, {c, d}}, {{e, f}, {g, h}}} with some constant "vector", e.g. {0, 0}. ...
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### Double Sorting a Matrix

Say I have two matrices {{0, 1, 2, 2}, {2, 1, 0, 2}} and {{2, 1, 0, 2}, {2, 1, 2, 0}} I then sort by the first row ...
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I cannot find the original post now, but I'm quite sure that there's an amazing post teaching us how to do Thread on ragged lists. but my problem is how to inverse ...
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### Mysterious behaviour of Pick

As everyone knows, Pick can do amazing things, The most fascinating phenomenon is that it can pick though all sorts of lists: The basic & pattern matching: <...
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### Creating a Dynamic Time Index Slider for List Animate Plot

I am trying to create an animation using ListPlot, which has worked, but I want to be able to see how time is changing (i.e. its dynamic value) as the animation runs. Here is my normal List Plot ...
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### How to define the following matrix

How to define the following matrix in Mathematica? A(n) = \begin{pmatrix} B_{1} & B_{2} & \cdots & B_{n} & 1 \\ B_{n} & B_{1} & \cdots & B_{n-1} &1 \\ \...
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### Color a list of 2D points continuously

I have a list of 3-tuples. First 2 positions are coordinates in $R^2$, the third specifies concentration of a chemical at that point, which I want to render in color. Here's what the list looks like: ...
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### Strange Manipulate behavior

Running the following code and pressing the play button under b will input -2147483648 in b. ...
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### Interpolating initial conditions of orbits

I have a data file containing the $(x,y,p_x,p_y)$ initial conditions of two-dimensional orbits. Let's plot them on the $(x,y)$ plane. ...
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### Predicting the initial conditions of orbits inside a closed curve

I have a data file containing the four orbital element $(x,y,p_x,p_y)$ of a two-dimensional closed loop orbit. Note that the exact implicit equation of the orbit is not known. The plot of the 2D ...
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### Passing each element of a list as an argument to a single parameter function [closed]

Consider a single parameter function: g[w_] := w^2 +1; Consider a list: slist= Range[0, 100, 1]; Now when I apply function ...
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### How to select elements from a list of pairs based on 2nd element of the pair [closed]

I have a large list of arrays of the following form ...
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### Using select in a nested list [closed]

I have a nested list of the following form ...
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### Arrange of several files

I am struggling to import my data. There are 400 files in CSV format with names organised by date like: Table1_20111003_YYYY_MM_DD_0000.dat. In each file over 20 colums and 86400 rows (seconds of ...
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### Transforming a list of the form {{{x, y}, z}, … } into the form {{x, y, z}, … } [duplicate]

This should be a fairly simple question, but I can't figure out how to do it. I have a list of points of the following form: ...
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### Not able to apply Scan in place of For loop [closed]

I have been advised to avoid procedural loops and use other functions like Scan,NestList, FoldList, NestWhileList, Inner and Outer. My worry is that if I have a need in which certain critical ...
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### Riffle but not quite

Given the two lists below, is there an in-built command or otherwise neat way of accomplishing the desired output. ...
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### Creating sublists [duplicate]

I got this example in Mathematica references. v = ToExpression["a" <> ToString[#]] & /@ Range[1,44] Could someone explain to me the function of the ...
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### Create a table indexed form a list giving a the index specifications

I need to create a table indexed form a list. e.g.: list={{i, 3}, {j, 4}}; would give the table Table[..., {i,3}, {j,4}]; ...
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### Putting the elements of a list inside another list [closed]

I have the list list1 = {1, 3, 4, 5, 6} and want to put the elements of this list inside a list of 0's, ...
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### Changing the order of elements in a list

I have a list of the form list1 = {1, 3, 4, 2, 5, 6} and I would like to replace each of the elements in the position of represented by the previous number in the ...
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### Convolution with modified indices

I want to perform convolution for a sequence but instead of having the indices cycle from the ends periodically, I want to apply a function, specifically Abs, to ...