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

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hexList[[1]] returns a list of decimal numbers

Sorry for not being clear about this question earlier. I appreciate the answers I got, but the edits I made should make the question more understandable. I have been working with hex in ...
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Adding headers to sublists

I would like to transform the following list: ...
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Partitioning a list by recursion (Programming Paradigms via Mathematica (A First Course))

I am working through the course Programming Paradigms via Mathematica. One of the homework exercises for the section Recursion I: Passing the Buck is as follows: Use recursion to partition a ...
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Building a continued fraction

I've completed a problem that involves approximating $e$ by a continued fraction: $$\frac{N_1}{D_1+\frac{N_2}{D_2+\frac{N_3}{\ddots+\frac{N_k}{D_k}}}}$$ with the $N_i$ being the list ...
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Plotting array of vectors with conditions

Given data in the form list={{{1,2},{3,4},{5,6}},{{7,8},{9,10},{11,12}},...} a matrix where elements are 2-element vectors, what is a efficient way to plot this ...
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WeatherData acquirement in ListStreamPlot

I am trying to show the wind streams in a geographic area as following code for a range of time.Even if it works for realtime data but it doesn't work for range of time.I am filtering and also taking ...
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Matrix Rotation

If I have a matrix of any size, say $\begin{pmatrix} 72 & 32 & 64 \\ 18 & 8 & 16 \\ 63 & 28 & 56 \\ \end{pmatrix}$ $\begin{pmatrix} 72 & 32 \\ 18 & 8 \\ 63 ...
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order items of a table

I am trying to change order of a table. ...
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Expand list of {{t1,x1},…} with new set of t's

I have a list of the form data={{t1,x1}, {t2,x2},...} and a list newt = {nt1,nt2,...} and I want to expand ...
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Select elements in a list when the firsts two items are the same (no matter order) and its third element is lower

I'm trying to solve a heuristic search in Mathematica 9. I get a list of succesor nodes called open with two nodes and a heuristic value, e.g., ...
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ListVectorPlot3D

I try to plot a 3D Vector plot. All Vectors start at (0,0,0) and point in directions given in spherical coordinates: ...
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Problem with importing format of data from Excel?

I am trying to import data from Excel. It is located in a single column of the Excel file but each cell contains a comma separated pair of two values as a,b. When I am importing them I have this ...
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Sublist inside simple list

I have a doubt to confirm. Let there is a list f = {{l}, {c}, {d}, {e}, {1, 2, 3}, {3, 4, 5}} And I expect it to be traversed as a normal list which I can do ...
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Making a list from equations

I want to make a list (efficiently) which is the set of lattice solutions of the following equations (depends on $k$): $x_0\geq 0$ and $x_i\in [0,4k]$ for $i=1,\ldots,4$ satisfies $x_0+x_3\leq k+3$, ...
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Specific rearrangement of elements in list

I have an $n\times n$ matrix G with elements g[i,j] that I construct with ...
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Problem with ListContourPlot feeding data format and WeatherData

With following code I am trying to show the mean wind speed patterns for a few geographic locations. ...
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Removing sublists containing elements from another list's sublist

Let there be two lists that have sublists: a[] = {{1, 2}, {1, 2, 3}, {2, 3, 4, 4}, {3, 4, 4, 5}} and ...
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Renaming and indexing list of rules

I have a list of rules that represents a list of parameters to be applied to a circuit model (Wolfram SystemModeler model): ...
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Programatically adding/retaining comments within a nested list

Is it possible to convert the following list of strings to computable numbers with the comments preserved? ...
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Generating pairs of additive and multiplicative factors for integers

Given an integer $n$, I want to get two lists: a) the set of pairs of the divsors $a,b$ into exactly two factors $n=a\cdot b$, b) the set of pairs $a,b$ of two summands $n=a+b$. The code I ...
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Selective thinning of string elements in nested lists

I have a nested list similar to this example list (but much bigger and more messy): ...
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Efficient way to solve equal sums $x_1^k+x_2^k+\dots+x_5^k=y_1^k+y_2^k+\dots+y_5^k$ with Mathematica?

I need to solve the system of equations, call it $S_1$, in the integers $$x_1x_2x_3x_4x_5 = y_1y_2y_3y_4y_5$$ $$x_1^k+x_2^k+\dots+x_5^k=y_1^k+y_2^k+\dots+y_5^k,\;\; k= 2,4,6$$ I used a very ...
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How to convert a spaceless data into tab delimited

I have a data set in form of:(this is just an example) 1324501020 3241030205 4332020134 the data are stored in a text file (e.g. data.txt) but I need to convert ...
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How do I sort complex numbers?

Okay, so I posted something about sorting, and it was linked as a duplicate to This post However, I am having problems trying to sort a list that contains both real and complex numbers. I put them ...
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How to calculate the area of a listplot [duplicate]

I need to calculate the area enclosed in a two-dimensional listplot and following an answer to a similar question I tried this way: ...
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Numbering nested list according with Depth (or Level)

(This question is slightly similar with Sequentially numbering a nested list, but not exactly the same.) What I want Say I have a nested list ...
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Indicating the probability that a weather datum is above/below some given value on a geographic map

With help of the previous questions here, I am analyzing weather data as daily MeanWindSpeed of some cities with the following code: ...
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Create list via checkboxes

I am trying to achieve the following: Three (dynamically updated) Checkboxes (a, b and c) can be toggled on or off individually. Depending on their status, a ...
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Sum of Multinomial Coefficients

Basically, I want to write a function to compute the following sum $f(m,L):=\sum_{0\leq k_1,\cdots, k_n\leq m} \binom{m}{k_1,k_2,\cdots k_n}$ and $\mathrm{supp}(k)=L \subseteq \left \{ 1,...,n \right ...
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Why changing list's head takes time?

Consider AbsoluteTiming[Range[10^7];][[1]] 0.035000 and AbsoluteTiming[HoldComplete @@ Range[10^7];][[1]] ...
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How can I create a list of functions?

Can anyone tell me, how to create a list of functions? I've tried the following code, but it doesn't work. ...
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Optimizing List Multiplications

I've got a list manipulation optimization problem. Consider a two-dimensional nxm list list1, and a three-dimensional nxmxm list, ...
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Plot sublists as different colors

I have one big list with many sublists inside. All sublists consist of three numbers. For example: ...
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Exporting Specific Cells of Many Workbooks into One using Mathematica

I currently have a large number of detailed files from which I would like to extract certain cells' information to make an Archive spreadsheet. There are approximately 9 parameters of each ...
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Filtering the elements of an array to split them into two categories

So, I am new to Mathematica, and I am trying to write something that involves taking values from one array and separating them into two different arrays. My code for doing this is: ...
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How do I operate on a set of ordered pairs? [closed]

I have a calculation that will give me a lot of ordered pairs. For each such pair in a list, I want to square the elements and add them together. Here is an example of the kind of list I have ...
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Counting a cardinality of a subset satisfying special property

Suppose that we have a set of 9 2-dimensional vectors $c$ by m=3; n=2; c=Tuples[Range[m],n]; We want to define a subset $S$ of vectors in $c$ by the following: ...
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Function returning Null along with other unexpected expressions

When I use some function, at the end along with the output I get some NULLs returned that I don't understand the reason for and are highly undesirable. For example, when I define the reversal of list ...
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Generating a list of all factorizations

What is the best way to generate a list of all factorizations of some number $n$? I'm quite new to Mathematica so this might be obvious. I have been trying some basic stuff with ...
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Applying a function with the HoldAll attribute inside NestList

I'm trying to write an update function, which can be applied to a list and then to NestList it. As the function has to manipulate the given variable I figured I ...
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Tricky selection of elements based on their position

I need to make a list of some elements from a 4D array with dimensions 4x4x4x4. I need to select the elements based on their position in the following way: name an element e(x,y,z,w); I need all the ...
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Flat function with repeated sequence

There are functions like Join[ ] that accept a variable number of arguments. Join is a flat function, as the order of arguments ...
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Can you form a list with elements which are terms from an equation?

Is there a command that takes an equation as an input and creates an output with a list of terms in the original equation? Something like: ...
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Generating partitions of a set with a specified size of the parts [duplicate]

I tried the following (inspired by the answer here) myList = {a, b, c}; Needs["Combinatorica`"]; SetPartitions[myList] and I got this answer, ...
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How to select elements from a 4D Array?

I am very new to Mathematica (first time!) and I'm already having troubles with arrays. I basically have a 4D tensor, that is a matrix (call it M) which has for ...
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Mathematica: finding min/max in list

I have a list of coordinates like this one: {{x1,y1},{x2,y2},{x3,y3},...,{xn,yn}} I need to get the minimum and the maximum of all x-values and the minimum and ...