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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 to insert elements of a list into list of lists?

I have two lists. E.g. ...
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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 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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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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Split list of states by run lengths and discontinuous changes in state

I was asked to look into writing some simulation code for a user, where the simulation output (x) would oscillate between three possible states: ...
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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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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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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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Filter sublists that contain a certain value [duplicate]

This question is a followup from appending elements to sublist mergedList = { { {"a","b"}, -1.5, -5, "no" }, { {"c","d"}, -2,-10, 7 } } I ...
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If statements with a Boolean [duplicate]

If I have a vector {1,2,3}, I want to write an If statement, where if one of the positions is "1", it will perform a certain command. ...
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appending element to sub list [duplicate]

I have a list of the form: lstA = { { {"a","b"}, -1.5}, { {"c","d"}, -2 } } I wanto to add another value to each sublist that ...
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Multiple swapping of rows and columns

m={{a, b, c, p}, {d, e, f, x}, {g, h, k, z}, {u, v, w, y}}; I want to swap 1st and 2nd rows by 4th and 3rd rows respectively. And then, swap 1st and 2nd columns ...
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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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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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Conditional search along the columns of a matrix

I want to implement the following algorithm in Mathematica. Get element along main diagonal of a matrix. If the element along the main diagonal is positive, then return the positions of the elements ...
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Breaking a sorted list into bins of a specified size

Can somebody please explain me the following: If I try to split data every increase in 0.5: ...
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Change input variable in a function [duplicate]

I'd like to write a function, that would take a matrix as an input parameter and would change it by multiplying one of its rows by a factor. I try to do it in the following way: ...
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Plot two functions of two variables against each other [duplicate]

I have two functions f1(n,m) and f2(n,m) but the issue is that f1 generates many values say ...
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Plotting with ColorFunction -> GrayLevel - no black

This is probably a fairly trivial question, yet I have been unable to find an answer - help would be much appreciated! :) I am trying to plot a 28 x 28 matrix (tabulated data given here), containing ...
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adding a 1 to all second elements

I want to add 1 to all second elements but I am running into a "level" problem I believe here is my code: ...
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Generating all “from n choose k” configurations of a simple list [closed]

Suppose that I have a 1-D list called myList. Here's an example: myList = {"A", "B", "C", "D"}; I want to write (or find ...
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Subtracting list from list of same dimensions [duplicate]

This might seem like a basic operation I have already searched for similar answers but found none. I want to subtract the second elements of my list ct from the corresponding element in lt, and ...
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On elegant use of Inner and Outer on tensors

I have a collection of 5-element vectors each of which corresponds to an {x,y} location from a (20 x 21) grid. Because of that I represent that data as a (5 x 20 x 21)-sized tensor called ...
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Get positions of all non zero matrix elements

I want to find all non zero elements of a table and I want to create a list that contains the name of the table the element was removed from, the position of the element, and the value of the element. ...
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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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Sum similar elements [closed]

I am interested in summing elements in a list or sublist that are similar. I want the sublists of my second elements to be added cumulatively only if their first elements are the same. This is my ...
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Path construction using `Nearest` shows ill behavior?

I have a dataSet that I'm trying to sort choosing a starting point and going to its nearest neighbor, and then to its nearest neighbor and so on. To do so, I've ...
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List operation on specific elements [duplicate]

Let's consider two tables given by T1 = Table[{i,j,f1[i,j]},{i,0,2},{j,0,3}]; T2 = Table[{i,j,f2[i,j]},{i,0,2},{j,0,3}]; The functions ...
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What is the efficient way to code Successive Over-relaxation (SOR) method in Mathematica?

I have written a SOR method (SOR is this method) code using C-style procedural loops. However, I think there might be (much) better ways to achieve the same end in Mma avoiding these loops. So my ...
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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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Simple subtraction question [duplicate]

I have two lists. a = {{2, 2}, {3, 3}, {4, 4}, {5, 5}}; b = {1, 1}; I want to subtract a from ...
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Ordered indices of a multiple product or sum

Given a summation like $$\sum_{1 \leq i_1 < i_2 < \dotsc < i_k \leq n} f(i_1, i_2, \dotsc , i_k)$$ how can the lists of indices be enumerated? For example, if $n=4$ then the possible lists ...