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

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Transformation rule on a list of non-negative integers

I am trying to create a transformation rule that takes a list of non-negative integer values of any length, finds a non-zero entry in the list, adds 1 to all preceding numbers, subtracts 1 from the ...
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Polynomial with alternating sign coefficients from the odd degree terms of a Truncated Power Series

I'm trying to make a function that will take any truncated power series I give it, strip away all the even degree terms, then change the sign of the coefficients of every other term. So that we have a ...
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Finding an idiomatic way to express a system of linear equations

I have an $n$ x $n$ matrix $T$, where $t_{ij}$ is the element at the $i\,$th row and $j\,$th column, and unknowns $x_i$, $1\leq i \leq n$, where $$x_{n} = 1$$ $$x_{n-1} = 0$$ $$x_i = \sum_{1\leq j ...
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Recursive functions taking list arguments

I wish to create a function that takes lists (e.g. {plus,plus,minus,0,minus,plus}) and uses the input list to calculate a corresponding value using a set of ...
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Missing control for depth of Inner

Working on a mechanics problem, I stumbled on something peculiar: Since Inner is a generalisation of Dot, it changes its ...
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How to add a part of a list to a function?

I want to be able to add a specific portion of a list to a part of a function but this fucntion intakes 6 variables where as the list is of example: ...
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Generating increasingly longer lists from a single list

I start with an array such as {{1,1},{0,1},{-1,1}}. (1) I want to create an array from this which replaces each array inside the array with 3 new arrays, one ...
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Complicated list slicing

Say I have a list with the structure list = {{1, {x1, y1, z1}}, {2, {x2, y2, z2}}, {3, {x3, y3, z3}}, ...} I would like to slice it such that I end up with ...
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Transform a rule to a list of rules

How can this rule a -> {1, 2, 3} be transformed into this {a -> 1, a -> 2, a -> 3} by way of a function? ...
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How can I collect data for visualization of quick sort?

I know how to implement quick sort in Mathematica. But I don't know how to get the temp data for visualization, because I used recursion. I want the effect similar to this: ...
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Using List/Histogram Data As A Weighted Function?

I have a list of data points that I would like to use as a weighted fucntion. The data represents the number of particles within a bin of a particle distribution. Ultimately I would like to multiply ...
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Exclude data from a list

Let's create some random sample data data = Table[{RandomReal[{-10, 10}], RandomReal[{-10, 10}]}, {i, 1, 300}]; Then we plot them using ...
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How to remove a line of a matrix if not all elements are numeric?

I have a matrix a n columns and m lines. I'd like to efficiently remove the lines that are not entirely composed of numeric ...
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How to download and combine S&P 500 stock prices

I want to download historical S&P 500 stock prices and combined them into one big file, having only one column of date referencing all stocks. Here is what I have do so far. ...
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What is the best way to draw a shaded table?

I'm trying to format a raster-style table with row and column headings and in which each cell is shaded according to the value in the cell, and the value of the cell is displayed in as text in a ...
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Building a tree

Given a list of word characters, such as this one, I'd like to build a tree, similar to this makeTree function, but with the tree in a different format. So, for an input such as ...
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Easy way to perform multiplication of two 2x2 matrices, that contain list elements?

I have two 2x2 matrices, which elements are lists (so overall structure can be complicated). I need to perform matrix multiplication of these 2x2 matrices as if the elements didn't have its inner ...
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Get the position of the right interval

I have a list of intervals: Intervals = {{0, 1}, {1, 2}, {2, 3}, {3, 4}, {4, 5}, {5, 6}} and a list of measurements: ...
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ListPlot multiple datasets over same x-values

Is there a better way to enter my data into a list plot? ...
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Using 0 to create new columns in a list with Part

I just discovered a nice way to create intermediary columns in a list, and I would like to know if I can have some problem with it. It Works like this: Imagine I have this list, 5x3: ...
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Compare 2 lists

I want to compare 2 lists. One is very large and I need to compare many times. Lets say Length[list1] I need to know how many times list1 occures in list2. Eg. list1={1, 0}, list2={1, 0, 1, 0, 1, 1} ...
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How to exclude some indices in defining Table?

Suppose I define a table using Table[n, {n, -n0, n0}] (where n0 is some positive integer) but I want n not to take the value ...
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Lists of integers coprime to another list

I have two lists of integers. The first, p, is a list of primes (for example, {2,3,5,7}). The second is a list ...
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Manipulate list in function

I have some problems with lists and functions. Basically I just want to cut all entries from the right side, which contain 2. ({2,1,2} should become {2,1}) ...
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Eliminate symbols from Lists

I'm working with a list of roots of a 3rd order polynomial family, so i get a list this way: ...
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How to express “if any component in a vector satisfies that …” in Mathematica

For example, l is a list of vectors. I need to delete from l all the vectors with any component larger than 1. How should I do ...
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Distributing identifiers

I have a list that looks like this: {{"a",},{2010,0},{2011,10},{2012,27},{"b",},{2011,11},{2012,66},{"c",},{2010,19},{2011,20},{2012,}} I want to turn it into: ...
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Removing all values from a list that satisfy a given condition

Suppose I have a list, list = Table[{n}, {n, 1, 5}] (* list = {{1},{2},{3},{4},{5}} *) and I want to remove all values from this list that are greater than 3, so ...
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Error: in the part assignment is not a symbol [duplicate]

I am trying to set part of a Doubly-indexed list aInitialPopulation to cNumHeg. Specifically I am trying to set the 3rd part of the list aInitialPopulatiom[[cNodeNumber]] to cNumHeg. My (attempted) ...
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MapThread with incompatible length (How to Map twice in the same line)

l and b are two lists of vectors with different length. I need the list of vectors that is constructed by adding each member of ...
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Finding duplicates in a list

I have a list of integer, and I want to know if the list contains any duplicates. My code is working, but I feel there is a more straightforward way of doing this ...
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What is the most efficient way to map a linked list?

In order to work with lists effectively using common recursive patterns from functional programming, it's often most convenient to worked with the "linked list" representation, that looks like this: ...
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Excluding cases from Map

I'm doing operations of the form: PowerMod[#, -1, 126]+# & /@ Range[1, 125] When a number is not invertible, I don't want it to be included in the result ...
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How to sum values in the list that belongs to same week

I need to sum values that belongs to same week. For example, I have the list x with one column and n rows. Format: ...
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Finding the first position in a list that is over a certain value

Let's say I have the following list: L = {2,4,6,8,10} How can I get Mathematica to find the index position of the first value in the list that is over 4 (6 in ...
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How to manipulate one column of a table using the value in another column

Let's imagine I have the following table structure data = {{a, b}, {c, d}, {e, f}}; and I want to transform it into the following table ...
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A rule replacement problem: list -> list

Suppose I have a vector function f[x_] := {x[[1]]^2 - x[[2]]^2, Sin[x[[1]]] + Cos[x[[2]]]}; Then I want to make a list of gradients at some values: ...
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replace two elements in a list with the sum of those two elements?

I have a list: G[3] = {2, 4, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2, 4} (there's a 3 in there for the 3rd Prime) Recursively defined by: ...
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Finding list position in array [closed]

Lets say I have the list {{1,2},{1,3},{2,4},{1,3,5}} Is there a way I can get the positions of the lists starting with 1? ...
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Modifying a list of matrices with conditional statement

I have a list of around 100 matrices, that looks like this ...
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Histogram from a list of matrices

I have a list of around 100 matrices, that looks like this ...
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Computing a map between two lists

What I want is a little difficult to explain. So I try to it with an example. I have 2 lists, each of which has $(n-1)^2$ elements. Each element is an integers between 0 and $n-1$, inclusive. For ...
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How to form a variable from matrix elements

I have matrix with n rows and 2 columns, say m = {{x11, y12}, {x21, y22}, ..., {xn1, yn2}. Now, I want to form three new variables for example: ...
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How to delete certain unwanted elements from an array

Suppose I have an array like so array1 = {{Null,2,3,4,5}, {a,b,c,Null,e}, {w,x,Null,y,z}} Is there some way to selectively remove any element I ...
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Symbolic combinations

If I have 3 lists: {a,a},{b,b},{c,c}, then the desired output is ...
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Multiway Systems Rules List Management

I'm working with a multiway system and I have a number of different mutation rule lists. I need an efficient way of managing which rule lists I apply. Here is the basic multiway system code that I'm ...
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Exporting mixed data of matrices and vectors / lists

thank you for reading my question. I have a problem trying to export mixed data from Mathematica. I have different matrices and vectors, which should be combined to a output file. Here a ...
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How to create a complex variable from dated list values

Can anyone help me to construct a variable "PI" from values of variable x. Variable x represents a group of two time series rj and ri on equal dates(joined two dated lists with states).Variable x have ...