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

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PlotStyle with nested list

Simple Question from a Stumped Rookie: Using ListPlot, I can't get PlotStyle to look below the first level of a nested list to assign individual saturation values for each point; it assigns the ...
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Why does `Repeated` not work in this case?

I think I don't understand how to use Repeated. I have a list for example list={a,b,a,b,a,b,a,a,b} I want to detect whether ...
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Interesting “Tuples” application

I want to start with: {a,b},{c,d},{e,f} and end up with: {a,c,e},{a,c,f},{a,d,e},{a,d,f},{b,c,e},{b,c,f},{b,d,e},{b,d,f} ...
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Row-Reduced-Echelon-Form with Equation Parameters for Consistent Systems

I often do row-reduced-echelon-form (RREF) calculations that involve parameters using the RowReduce command. Most times, I want to know which parameters make the system consistent. For example: <...
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Getting just a number out of a list [closed]

Witht the command dummy1 = Position[Subsets[Range[n]], {3, 4, 5}] I am getting a list of the form {{26}}. Is there any way to get just the number 26 as an ...
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Map-Thread-Through-Apply a list of functions onto a list of (lists of) values

I have a list of functions: fns = {f, g, h} and a list of triples: ...
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ListPlot problem

I have the following example: x = {1, 2, 3, 4} y = {{1, 2, 3, 4}, {2, 3, 4, 5}, {3, 4, 5, 6}, {4, 5, 6, 7}} Now I can plot: ...
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Export list in 4 columns without curly brackets

I have generated the following list: http://pastebin.com/vmtRrfcD (updated) The dimension of the list is ...
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Extracting *firstly roots* from some lists to plot their pairs values

I have two different lists as list1 and list2. Their ListPlot3D of them are: and As shown in these plots, there are some points of which ...
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Struggling to Apply “Differences” [duplicate]

It looks like the following code should work, and allow it spits out error messages saying I have too many arguments, the code spit out after the error message looks like exactly what I want to ...
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Apply function to a part of a list [closed]

Let's say I have some data: data={{a1,b1},{a2,b2},{a3,b3},{a4,b4},...} and I would like to apply the function: f1[x_]=x*5 to ...
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Threading sublists on list

Suppose I have a list of the form: list = {a, b, {c, d}, f, {g, h}} i.e. an element of the list could be another list. I want to 'thread' each element of the ...
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Manipulation of imported Datafile

Since I am solving a differential equation in a for loop with NDSolve ...
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Plotting a table with many y values

I'm trying to plot a bifurcation map for a Lorenz System. I have a function (called estables in the code that follows) which, for a certain value r, returns the ...
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Finding Coordinates of a Peak on a Plot

I have plotted a graph from a CSV file which consists of two columns of data Time and Intensity. I simply want to find the time where the intensity is largest. This code: ...
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Filters on image vs data

I was using GaussianFilter and realized that applying it to an array yields a different result from applying it to an image. For instance: ...
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Looking for a better way to delete an arbitrary list of rows from a matrix

Delete is not suitable to delete the rows of a matrix, as illustrated below: ...
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Basic Programming in Mathematica - How to build a loop [closed]

I want to build a loop with the following rules: I have a list a={5,7,8,9,5,6,8,6,7,8}. I want to print the mean of the first two ...
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How to enumerate all possible binary associations?

Suppose I have a list of symbols like: {a,b,c,d} I would like to enumerate all possible binary associations (combining symbols and/or sublists pairwise): ...
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Exclude overlapping lists while keeping disjoint- and sub-lists?

Consider a function f[l1_List,l2_List] which is given lists of integers. Whenever two of the lists contain completely disjoint sets of integers OR one of the lists ...
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Select non-zero elements [duplicate]

I have a function that generates a list of numbers and variables . e.g. F[w]= {wx, wy, 5, 0} I want to select all non-zero elements i.e. ...
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Table - find index of the maximum element [duplicate]

Let's suppose that I have table t = {1.23, 3.4, 10, 34, 1.78, 0.98, 12.56}. To take the biggest element I can use Max[t] ...
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What is an efficient way to pick out consecutive, same first-letter words from a list?

Taking a list of words, I'd like to pick out consecutive words that start with the same letter. The output should be a list of these pairs. The following is relatively slow: ...
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How to get a speicifc element from unknown number of lists?

I have a mathematica function that returns a list of the form: ...
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Fitting a Gaussian model to specific section of my list?

I'm analysing some Decay sepctrums for a Nuclear Physics project. I need to fit a gaussian model to a specific X-Ray peak to determine the centroid so I can get a good channel-energy calibration. ...
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Append value to list automatically when day changes

I am trying to append values to a list automatically when the day changes, is there a way to do that on mathematica?
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Creating new List by comparing 2 lists elements

Suppose I have two Lists (Not equal length). Both contain random numbers between 0 to 5000 (or another max limit): ...
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Flip sign of one variable in list

I have this list of x, y-pairs l={{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}, ...}. Now I need to flip the sign of the y values only before plotting. What is the easiest way to do this ...
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Extract part of list by reading it in a cyclic manner

I have trouble extracting part of a list in a specific order, say, increasingly in a cyclic manner. For example, I have the following list list={0,10,6,-5,-10} ...
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Why does `Position` by default return a list of lists of positions instead of a simple list of positions?

Position[{1,2,3,4,2,3,4,5},2] (* Output: {{2},{5}} *) Why does Position work this way? I understand this form might be ...
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How to repeat a matrix on it's side?

I have the following matrix in Mathematica: mat = {{0,0,1,1}, {0,1,0,1}} I want to repeat this matrix N number of times on the side. For example if N = 3 then ...
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General question about solving a large set of linear equations efficiently

In my research, I got a large set of linear equations, about 10 000 equations with more than 10 000 variables. It is not efficient to use "Solve", so does anyone know any way to solve the equations in ...
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Selecting lists from lists of lists

I have the following list: points = Tuples[Range[0, 1.25, 0.25], 9] I would like to select only those lists who have the following properties, naming the ...
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How to expand a MxM matrix with replicates of itself and drop some of the rows and cols periodically?

How can I expand a 2d-matrix with dimensions x,x (e.g. mat = {{ 1, 2 }, { 3, 4 }}) with replicates of mat into ...
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Generalizing LongestCommonSequence to 3 or more arguments?

The function LongestCommonSequence finds a longest common subsequence between 2 lists. Apparently, this built-in function does not accept more than 2 arguments. How ...
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Easiest way to extract the coefficient of a polynomial

For a term in a polynomial, say 387 a1^4 a2^3 x^3 y^7 z^100 w^364 What is the most efficient way to extract the coefficient of this term, i.e. 387?
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Creating a Random list with constraints

I need something similar to the List below, but not totally random and values within each individual column and row remaining the same: ...
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List of first elements

I have a list whose elements are (symbol or list) and I would like to replace the inner lists by their first elements. I do this ...
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How to switch between a binary number as String and a as a list of digits?

I was trying with String Functions and I viewing any posts and have no results I want to know 1.- From cromo33 = Table[RandomInteger[], {i, 1, 33}] cromo33 ...
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Returning maxima of multiple sets

I am trying to prove a conjecture which involves the SetParitions[n] function (which requires the Combinatorica package). This function returns a list of all the set partitions of n. I'd like to take ...
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Does Mathematica have a functional programming idiom to loop over a list till a condition is met? [duplicate]

The module below takes a list of integers and performs fadic addition on it (if a bit slowly). ...