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

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How to multiply lists of data?

Let two lists of data, say lst1={{x1,y1},{x2,y2},...,{xn,yn}} lst2={{x1,z1},{x2,z2},...,{xn,zn}} I need to construct a third list ...
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How to take dot product of every element in a list?

I have a list of coordinates (coord): ...
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Standalone cdf with precalculated result

I'm wishing you a nice day. I needed some interactive plots so I used Manipulate. My function is function of several parameters, let's call it $f \left( L, \Gamma, ...
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Handy / flexible directory tree operations

Is there any shorter / more handy / more flexible way to get directory tree as a nested Rules/Associations list? I tried to incorporate ...
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Approximation of definite integral by parabolas

This question is related to Trapezoid approximation to definite integral. As promised, I am now asking about how to draw approximation of integrals by parabolas. I tried to modify MarcoB's code, and I ...
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Subsets or Outer?

How do I generate all possible subsets of a list of positive numbers (with at least 1 of them), given that each of these positive numbers subvariates itself on its input value and its multiplicative ...
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how to manipulate indices in a table/vector

Perhaps I'm missing something very basic. Could somebody guide me how to manipulate indices of a list. For example, if I've u = Table[Subscript[u, i], {i, 1, lp + 1}]. I've these u in an expression, ...
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Constructing lists in an efficient way

I have a list of functions and I want to separate them into two lists: a list that contains the functions that have at least one zero and a list that contains the functions that do not have ...
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List operation list1 >= list2 should compare elements

I need a compare-operation for two lists of same length (usually > 100000) which does the following: {2,3,5,4,1,8,7} ...
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How can Tally group elements that differ only by a sign together?

I have a list {{1,-2},{2,2},{-1,2},...} and I want to use Tally to count how often a given pattern appears in the list. This works perfectly, but in addition I ...
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Dynamic list in which the sum of the elements is invariant under changes to the elements

2nd Update Here's a snapshot of a graphical user interface I'm thinking. I hope this could be self-explanatory and demonstrate the functionalities I mentioned in the 1st update. Thank you all! ...
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What is the right way to remove head of a number? [duplicate]

I often have a number for which I want to remove its head, e.g. {1}. I know of two ways to remove the head: {1}[[1]] # & @@ {1} Neither of these methods seem ...
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Plot 2d-ItoProcess data in a plane

I am trying to simulate a simple 2d Ito SDE (randomly perturbed Hamiltonian system). Below is the code. ...
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Select elements from list with given head

I would like to select elements from list by specifying their head. E.g. SelectWithHead[{1,2,3.5,x}, Symbol] = {x} SelectWithHead[{1,2,3.5,x}, Real] = {3.5} What ...
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How to loop in a nested Association?

Considering we have an Association: ...
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Multiplying columns of a list of matrices

I have the following list of matrices ...
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BinLists for list of depth greater than 1

BinLists uses the bin specification assuming an interval that is closed on the left and open on the right (according to the documentation). So ...
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How to combine keys in nested list of rules or associations?

Considering we have a list of rules: ...
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Beginner Question: Assigning an indexed Variable to a given list

I am pretty new to the game and have a problem, which i am sitting on for hours. 1) I created a random Matrix 5x5 ...
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How do I flip x and y value of a list in mathematica? [closed]

I am very new to mathematica. I have been trying to the following without any success. I have a list like this : data = {{1,2},{3,4},{5,6}}. I want a list ...
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Import csv file which contains columns of different lengths --> How can I delete empty fields?

I have the following problem: I want to import a csv file into Mathematica. I file as a lot of rows and columns, but the column lengths differ for certain rows. 2 columns always belong together, ...
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Trapezoid approximation to definite integral

this question is related to Basic question on defining more rectangles. I now was trying to adapt the code by MarcoB to get the approxiamtion of the integral by trapezoids, and I used the function ...
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Exporting the NDSolve to matlab with the argument

a = Table[Evaluate[y[x] /. sol], {x, 0, 10, 0.01}]; Export["a.mat", a]; works just fine but ...
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Slicing multidimensional table

Say I have a multidimensional list created in the following way grid= Table[{i, j+1, k+2}, {i, 0, 1}, {j, 0, 1}, {k, 0, 1}] grid={{{{0, 1, 2}, {0, 1, 3}}, {{0, 2, 2}, {0, 2, 3}}}, {{{1, ...
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Graphically approximating the area under a curve as a sum of rectangular regions

I am completely new to Mathematica. Basically I was trying to write a code to plot a function and draw the approximate area by rectangles. To be more precise, plot a function ...
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Cut nested lists based in another nested list

I have a list of data with nested lists of different length in the following format: dataLis={{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,5,4},{2,3,1,5},{4,5,6,7,7,8,9}} Now I have ...
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Counting variable from a list of matrices

I have a list of matrices ...
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How do I manage my memory better when using the Map function?

So I'm attempting to write a Mathematica program that prints a range of natural numbers as the sum of four cubes. I wrote the following Mathematica code to try this, but am running into a memory ...
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Select certain items from nested list

I have a list as follows: lis1={{{a1,b1,c1,d1,e1},{a2,b2,c2,d2,e2}}, {{a3,b3,c3,d3,e3},{a4,b4,c4,d4,e4}}} and would like to delete certain elements from it resp. ...
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Manipulation of .csv imported data — no blanks in either of two lists

Above is a .csv file. I am trying to construct two lists of male and female math test scores such that only districts which include info for both male and female students are included i.e. neither ...
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Take sublist with fixed interval

For example: a = Range[20]; a = ArrayReshape[a, {4, 5}] I want to take elements from a with interval = 2 : ...
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Gridding in a Nested Matrix

We have a nested matrix as: nested={{he, {{e, f, g, h}, {s, 0, q, i}, {s, 0, q, j}}}, {ho, {{e, f, g, h}, {0, u, t, i}, {u, t, 0, j}}}} and with the line ...
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Generate a list with random values between a and b [closed]

I am trying to perform system identification.. To properly identify the system i have to give the system a "rich" signal which are able to "activate" all the modes of the plant. A rich signal would ...
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Average list of list of parameter values

I have a list of lists of fitted parameter values, e.g. list={{a->1,b->10},{a->2,b->20},{a->3,b->30}} (the actual parameter names can vary, as ...
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Solving and Animating Three Body Problem

I am attempting to solve a three-body problem using the Lagrange formalism, with a 1/r potential. I started off by defining T and U (kinetic and potential energy) as follows: ...
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Getting a list of x coordinates of intersection points of two functions

I have two functions, f[x_] := 5 Sin[2 x] g[x_] := (5 x + 2)/(x + 2) I am trying to find the x coordinates that intersect ...
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Specific excel data needed in a list

I need to create a list from a general Excel database that requires only data from "ALL STUDENTS" rows on columns 2 and 7. The List most be of the form {DISTRICT, MATH} where the MATH score is ...
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Select a certain row among the duplicates

I have the following problem: I have a (a lot)*3 table, meaning that I have 3 columns, say X, Y and Z, with real values. In this table some of the rows have the same (X,Y) values, but with different ...
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How to extract info from Association? [duplicate]

How can one extract a list of keys and a list of values from the association? e.g. as = <|a->1, b->2, c->3, d->4|> ...
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Joining sub-lists nested two levels deep in a list [closed]

I have an obviously easy task, but I can't do it, and I could not find a solution by searching the site. I have a list as follows: ...
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Incompatibility of Append and NumberForm? [closed]

Consider the code list = {.12, .23, .34}; Append[Round[list, .1], 10] Append[NumberForm[list, 1], 10] The use of Round returns the expected result ...
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How to handle substrings of a matrix by a named index

I am using open source code to run stochastic simulations. The output looks like this: ...
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Max function used with nested lists

I have a list as follows lis1={{{1,5,6},{4,7,8}},{{1,2,2},{5,6,7}}} and would like to calculate the max value of each nested list in order to get following ...
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Tracking solutions over a Brillouin zone

Thanks to @bbgodfrey I have a function that finds the two solutions to a set of equations bounded by a hexagonal region (corresponding to the Brillouin zone). It takes the angle ...
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Pairs of data to Classify[]

Suppose I had the following data a={1,2,3,4,5} How would I turn this into b={{1,2,3}->4,{2,3,4}->5} That is, ...
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Generate a list

Given the list o = {xmin, xmax, ymin, ymax}; how can I generate the following list? ...
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How can I use nonlinear model fit with multiple variables? [closed]

I have a data set with four entries. the first three entries correspond to variables in the fit x,y, & z. The fourth entry corresponds to the function value. I am trying to fit this data to a rate ...
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How to trim the zeros from the right of a list? [duplicate]

I need to remove the zeros from the right of an integer list up to the first non-zero element. Such as {0,1,0,0,2,0,0}->{0,1,0,0,2}. Padding zeros can be simply ...
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How to import data from a .mat or a .txt file and manipulate dimensions

I'm new to Mathematica (I know very, very little - so I apologize if anything I say is absolutely wrong) - but I'm trying to upload a file from matlab and arrange it in matrix form. I have a .mat ...