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

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Fastest way to check for List membership

I have a set of say 100 numbers {1,3,7,11,19,...3971}. All elements are previously determined. I want to check whether ...
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Generating list of functions from list of expressions

I know how to create a function from concrete expression like Function[{x, y}, x^2 + y^2] But what if I have a list of expressions list1 and I know the set of ...
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How to discriminate Weatherdata latitude and longitude from a more detailed list

From this list of weather data how can I discriminate only latitude longitude for each station? For example from the following sample I would need only the coordinates: "50136","","Aoluguya|Mohe, ...
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How to Set parts of indexed lists?

I would like to assign a list to an indexed variable and then change it using Part and Set like this: ...
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How do you add options to a function that is being mapped?

Simple example: Normally: ListPlot[list, Joined->True] If I want to map ListPlot how do I keep the ...
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From a list of (x,y) pairs, generate a new list of (x,ymean) pairs, where ymean is the average of all y's with the same x in the original list [duplicate]

This seems like the sort of thing where Mathematica can give a very simple solution. I have a list of points {x,y}: ...
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Merging two lists by prepending elements

Being a newcomer to Mathematica, I have the following question. Given x = Range@9~Partition~3; and y = {a, b, c}; I want ...
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How can I get a certain kind of iteration? [closed]

Can I get this type of do-loop in Mathematica? Do[Print[j," ",k," ",l], {j,k,l, {a, b,z}, { c, d,y} }] I want this to work so that, in the first iteration, ...
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Correlation with missing data

I have two lists, age and score, that I want to find correlation on for 50 people. For some people, the score is blank. Example data: ...
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ListDensityPlot with discrete bins [duplicate]

We consider a table of the form data = Flatten[Table[{i,j,f[i,j]},{i,1,ni},{j,1,nj}],1] The function f[i_,j_] has been made ...
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Apply color function to matrix plot

I want to apply the following color rules to a large table of numbers. I have extracted a part of the table to use as an example. I would like to assign 5 different colors to 5 different ranges of ...
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ParallelTable and expensive functions

I would like to build up a 2D-Table using ParallelTable as follows ...
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How to take single item out of List? [duplicate]

I often get Lists that contain a single item, like {name} or {{2,3,4}}. Is there a function ...
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What is the Mathematica way of joining two tables?

Is there a special Mathematica way of joining tables of data together, so that I would get similar functionality as if I was running a database with sql? For example, I have one particular table ...
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Componentwise Addition of TemporalData

I'm a little confused with the TemporalData structure in Mathematica, in the sense that it doesn't seem to behave like a list. What I'd like to do is plot the sum ...
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How to define a list that contains all primes less than x?

how can I define my own list in which I have all primes less than x?
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1answer
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Find positions where two matrices differ

I have two matrices A and B of identical dimensions. What's the simplest (shortest) way to find the indices of differing ...
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Extract Position where value is unequal to 0 [closed]

When I use Position[somelist,0] I get the position where values are 0. But what would be the command to get the positions which are unequal to 0 ...
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Drop last element of parts of a list [duplicate]

just a simple question for now I guess: I have a list: list={{1, 2, 1}, {1, 10, 1}} I simply want to Drop the last element of the two entries of the list, that ...
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ListPlot with spherical coordinates with data from file [closed]

I have a file that is a table of values for r, $\theta$ and f(r,$\theta$) with r and $\theta$ being spherical coordinates, $\phi$ being 0 the whole time. The data thus looks like ...
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How do I select only those lists whose elements are all above a certain number?

I'm essentially doing coin flips, using RandomReal to populate a bunch of lists, each with 8 elements. I then want to select only those lists for which all elements are greater than a certain number, ...
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Speeding up a simple simulation with random extractions

I wonder if anybody can help, I need a hand with a simple simulation I am writing with Mathematica (I am using version 8). Basically it creates a list (called l) with numbers from 1 to n and a random ...
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Research positions of lists of varying size

I'm new to the site and I am French, so I ask your indulgence for my future mistakes in English. I would like to optimise the following code : ...
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save all inputs as list [duplicate]

I received three results of calculations: {k->0.190729} {k->0.197575} {k->0.249319} Could you help me write the results in the following form: ...
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How to format the data in a table to have only numbers

This question is in continuation of my earlier query, how to store output of a function in a table for future use. I am able to store the output of my function in a table, however the table consists ...
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Improving a function that filters each table from a list of tables

I have written the following function which can take in a list of tables as an arguement, and then filters each one. The function I wrote is below, and the commands I combined are listed below the ...
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Having problems with ListPlot and a PaddedForm wrapper

I defined a function f[x_] = x^3 2 x. Then I had to construct a table showing vertically, the values of f corresponding to x on ...
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Faster “stuttering” accumulate?

Given some list of arbitrary precision numbers, e.g. (actual lists are 1M+ elements long): test={0, 2, 2, 47839283, 2, 0, 0, 2, 0, 1, 2, 0} I need to accumulate ...
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Generating complete lists of polynomials

I would like to generate a list of all $3$-variable Laurent polynomials with non-negative integer coefficients using a looping construct so that I can, one-by-one, check them for specific ...
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List density plot for non-uniform data

I am trying to make a density plot to show the data that can found here. I tried with GNUplot previously. The result of GNUplot density plot for a rectangular set of data. I am able to do this only ...
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What is wrong with setting one list to another within function? [duplicate]

I have built a function which carries out a set of operations given two parameters. The function looks as follows: ...
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How to find non zero elements of a list containing zeros and symbols

I have a list, obtained after differentiating a list of expressions, which contains zeros and symbols, say: A = {x1^2, x2^2, x3^2, x4^2} D[A,x3] results in the ...
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How to get the indices of values in a list which are NOT an specific integer?

I got a real array A, where Dimensions[A] == {5000, 5000, 5}. Some of the values in A are ...
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Taking Top K Occurrences

Having millions of numbers in a list, I want to take top K occurrences. MMA Commonest is very slow so I write my own versions: ...
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How to make sure Table or Do only runs through specific values?

I often need to generate or run through very large numbers of integers (we're talking {i, 1, 10^9} and higher) and want to add certain integers to a list, say ...
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How to put the values/points in a loop into a plot? [duplicate]

I've already make the do loop..it has 200 points..how am i going to put those points into a plot?do i need to make a list@table before doing the plot?here's my loop example, ...
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Create Table of replacement rules

I want to create a table of replacement rules. ...
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Replacing list elements by other list elements [duplicate]

I am a beginner of Mathematica and need some help for the following issue. I have the following two lists: ...
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How can I create a list containing the normalized element-by-element product of two given lists?

I have to calculate: How can I create such a sum? Do I have to set the factors of each term manually (one by one), like G1 = 1, H1 = 1, G2 2, H2 = ....? ...
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Find zero crossing in a list

I'm looking for a function that finds the index of the zero-crossing points of a list. Before I go making my own subroutine to do this, I was wondering if anyone knows of any built-in Mathematica ...
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How to make list plot when all information is in a single list

I want to make a plot , where the data is structured like so { {"l1", "l2"}, n1, n2, n3} } The values in the inner sub list are labels which are associated with ...
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Stacked Line Graph with fragmented data

Let's start with what I already found on the internet: ...
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Comparing Positions of Elements in a List

How can I check if Position[i] > Position[j] for two arbitrary elements in a given list? The problem is that Position[i] ...
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How to save the results in an identical Excel file (.xls) in each iteration of a Do loop

Assume the following code (Below code is just an example to clearly illustrate my problem): ...
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Accumulate second elements in sublist

I want to accumulate the second elements in each sublist identified by its first element. ...
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Ignore missing data while doing a Mean

I want to compute the mean of a list while ignoring missing values, but I don't find a lot of information on how to deal with Missing data in Mathematica. I have a list like : ...