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

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Solution of a set of quadratic congruences (Chinese remainder)

Edit: Please remove this question. I think there are mathematics error in what I am asking. You are welcome to edit the question if you can state the problem correctly. I have a set of quadratic ...
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Signed power set of a list

Given {a, b, c, ...} with $n$ elements generate a list with $2^n$ elements. For example, if the list were {a, b, c}, then the ...
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How to Increase Performance of Manipulate Recalculating List?

I have a list in the form of prices below. ...
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Repeating Digits

I have written ...
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Replacing elements of a nested list by some value

I have a list of list ...
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Counting the number of instances where items at the same position in two matrices are equal?

Given two matrices having the same dimensions: m1 = {{1, a, 2}, {4, 5, 0}, {g, a, d}} m2 = {{1, b, 2}, {7, 2, 0}, {a, a, a}} Is there a built-in function that ...
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Manipulating list of matrices

I have a list of around 100 matrices, that looks like this ...
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Sublist pattern matching

Is there any way to simplify the following pattern: {p___, {a___, x_, x_, b___}, q___} :> {p, {a, x, b}, q} Ie. where I remove duplicated elements within ...
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Finding the position of a single array in a list of arrays that contains wildcard variables

Consider two lists: superList = {{wc,wc,1,wc,wc}, {wc, wc,2, wc, wc}, {wc, wc, 3, wc, wc}, {wc, wc, 4, wc, wc}}; littleList = {a,b,3,c,25}; In ...
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The conflated two uses of SameTest within Intersection

Intersection works as expected in this case... a = Range[1,5];b=Range[3,7]; Intersection[a,b] giving... {3,4,5} However if ...
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Total by a criteria

I am developing a weighted KNN algorithm. In a step, I need to do the sum of weights of each class. For example: ...
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Looping through a list partition

I got the following list and I would like to loop and partition this list in the following way. ...
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Cases or Select for catching elements in a list?

I have A list that contains sublists like that: ...
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Pattern matching - comparing two lists

I would like to compare two different lists to see if the shorter one is a member of the larger e.g. is the list {2,3}, with that sequence of elements, a member of {1,2,3,4,5}? I have tried using ...
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Bad performance of LengthWhile?

A friend of mine showed me this example, it's a test comparing LengthWhile to a self-made lengthwhile written in a direct and ...
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Partition a list dependent on consecutive list values

I have a list of 2D points which I partition every time the distance between consecutive list elements is bigger than a certain threshold. In a second step I select all the lists that start within a ...
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Bad performance from SubsetQ?

Can I say this is a bad performance from the new V10 function SubsetQ? Here are some tests comparing it to ...
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List Manipulation on Array with subscript elements

I am trying to write a function which operates on an array with subscripted elements. As an example i have the array a={$1_3$,$2_2$,$4_1$}, which means i have 3 amounts of value 1, 2 amounts of value ...
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Convert matrix rows into variables

Can anyone show me how to set all matrix rows to variables. For example, I have matrix w={{1,2,3},{3,2,1},{0,0,0}} and I need to set each matrix row to be separate ...
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Find maxima and minima of data like {time,value}

I have a list of time and values of the charge and discharge of a capacitor, and i want to separate in two list of {time,value of charge} , {time, value of discharge} I know there is a lot of the ...
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Get 'new' list of data by manipulation 'old' list

Assume I have the the following list of data: valuesOld = {5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 35, 40, 45, 55, 65, 80}; I would like to construct the following list: ...
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Remove all “not equal” clauses from an expression

I am banging my head against the following question: how can I have Mathematica take cond = 2 a >= 3 b && 70 a >= 19 && 20 a != 13; and ...
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Faster Integer Approximation of pi

I'd like to speed up this calculation: First[Sort[Table[{k,Abs[Round[k/Pi]Pi - k]1.{k,1,100000}],#1[[2]]<#2[[2]] &]] The code above generates a list of ...
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getting at the right parts of a list

I have a way to solve my problem, but it seems like there should be something better. Also I realize that I probably don't have a good enough handle on how to get at parts of lists the way I need to. ...
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Join lists with nested list

Is there a way of smarter way of joining list of the form l1 = {a,{b,c}}; l2 = {d,{e,f}}; l3 = {g,{h,i}}; To obtain ...
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Remove Successive Duplicate From A Large List (200k by 4 matrix)

I am interested in removing successive duplicate rows from a very large list (~200k rows by 4 columns) using Mathematica.The built-in 'DeleteDuplicates' seems to remove all duplicates, I am interested ...
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Convergence Problem using FindFit

I have the following input where there is a convergence problem in the FindFit as shown in the attached figure.The figure shows 2 plots: one of the real data and the other of the fitted line. Any ...
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list numbering problem

I have a list that is generated from a unparsed matrix, and another list that is generated by a parsed matrix. However, since the second one is parsed, the numbering of the elements in the list have ...
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parsing a list or vector

I have a table of elements that generate a list q[i_]=i; B=Table[q[i],{i,1,50}] I would like to parse the list meaning, take the first 10 elements, then take ...
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Element-wise list operation on list of lists [closed]

Suppose a function F operates on list A: $$A=\{a_1, a_2,\cdots, a_n\}$$ I have a list of lists, B: $$B=\{A_1, A_2,\cdots,A_m\}$$ Is there a syntax to specify that F should operate on members of B, ...
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Read off entries of UndirectedEdge [closed]

Suppose I have an undirected edge e=UndirectedEdge[a,b]. How do I extract one of the entries a,b of e? I tried accessing e like a list, but that didn't work (...
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How to partition a list according to a value in the list

I have a list of the form $\{\{d_1,c_1\},\{d_2,c_2\},\ldots,\{d_n,c_n\}\}$. The values c_i take values between $1,\ldots,k$. I want to partition the data into $k$ lists according to the values $c_i$. ...
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Sorting out atom types in an XYZ file

I am trying to rewrite the output of "VertexCoordinates" such that instead of a hybrid list of atoms and coordinates that result from using the following input program, I want all coordinates of the ...
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Working with calculations that depend on the previous value in a list

I'm trying to make calculations on a list that depend on the previous value. In my case I'm doing event detection - detecting the point where a value rises above some threshold for the first time ...
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How to define even permutations correctly?

I define even permutations as following, but there may be some error. I use it in two different way and get different output. ...
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One to Many Lists Merge

I have two lists: ...
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Compare some lists, if elements are almost equal

I've got the solutions of three systems on two variables (a and b) that gives results sometimes almost equal. The three list are not of equal length! For example: ...
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How can I create a set (list) provide a kind of rule/algorithm?

Example: S = {r ∈ Q : r² < 2} Let S be the set of all rational numbers whose squares are less than 2. It follows that 1 ∈ S, 4/3 ∈ S, but 3/2 doesn't ∈ S because 9/4 ≥ 2. Thank you.
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How to multiply specific columns in a matrix of data?

So I need to make a plot of some ~2000 data points I have from a spreadsheet. I'm able to import the data just fine, it stores it like so sundat ...
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Remove values from list element, and add to other element

Basically what I need is to make a list of 400 elements, all have value 1. The next step is to create a function, that subtracts value (-1) from an element, and adds that to another element. So: ...
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Coalition Games

Suppose an election produces the following result: result = {{"a", 120}, {"b", 80}, {"c", 50}, {"d", 30}}; Letters are parties and numbers seats. To form a ...
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Generating random symmetric matrix

Suppose first that I want to generate a matrix whose elements are i.i.d. with distribution dist. This is easy: ...
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How to count number of observations/rows within each group

I have a huge unbalanced panel data. I want to count number of rows within each group. For example, I have the following data: ...
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Combining more than two lists by first column as index

Please bear with me. It might be easy but its been hard for me. I have say three lists: ...
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Column Operation - Subtract part of nested list from part of another nested list [duplicate]

I have two lists with x- and y-coordinates with different z-coordinates of the form {{x0, y0, z0_1}, {x1, y1, z1_1}, ..., {xn, yn, zn_1}} and ...
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Sublists of Random Permutations

What is an efficient way to create a list of (psudo)randomly chosen permutations? I'm trying to create a list like below: ...
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How to append to a list of lists elegantly [duplicate]

I have have list of lists and I would like to be able to append an element to the start of each list. I am sure there must be an elegant solution. EG: a and ...
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ListLinePlot of data imported from an Excel file [duplicate]

This is a continuation of another very similar question about how to plot structured data using ListLinePlot. Here is a sample data imported from an Excel file: ...
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Issue with very large lists in Mathematica

I have a need to work with very large arrays of data in Mathematica. The length of the list is not known upfront. The typical size is a few hundred thousands elements and could easily go beyond a ...
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How to efficiently select elements from a Hash?

How can I write an efficient version of the following selection statement: Keys[Select[hash, # < constant &]]; // AbsoluteTiming hash can be made from: ...