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

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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 ...
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Truncating a List of Subsets of Ordered Pairs

I have a set of pairs: ...
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Manipulating List?

I have a huge list with 1000 elements. Manually entering and calculating SUM of probabilities it would take a few hours. Example: list = {1, 2, 3, 3, 4, 3} ...
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Matrix iteration failing after second step

I am calculating 11x6 matrix using different logics as in below code. Problem is in Do loop in below code where I have two different criteria to update matrix "fd". I am expecting logic in IF which ...
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Replace element of matrix based on rule which invloves other element of same matrix

I am trying to replace 1s row of matrix d iteratively from right by multiplying last element in 1st row with (1-int*dt) to generate 2nd last element. The replacement continues till I reach the 1st ...
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How can I reshape my solutions to make a 3D plot?

I need some help on the following. I need to run Solve for multiple values of a and b. To do so instead of using Do, I use ...
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Replace parts of nested lists

I have list of stock data as follows: lis1= {{{1992/10/12, 126.946, AEX}, {1992/10/13, 127.85, AEX}}, {{1992/10/12, 88.487, AFLI},{1992/10/13, 91.825, AFLI}}} ...
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How to replace a part of array based on certain rules which involves usage of other array

I am trying to replace outermost column of array "fd" in below code. fd is matrix of dimension (nas1,nts) which is initially filled with 1. I want to replace outermost column of fd with result of Max ...
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List and patterns

Given some tuple $\{N,M,L\}$ such that $N\geq M\geq L\geq 0$ and $N>0$, how can I generate all tuples $\{n,m,l\}$ such that $n\geq m\geq l\geq 0$ and such that ...
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2D Interpolation of data file

I hae a datafile with 5 columns of the structure: x_i f(x_i,y_1) f(x_i,y_2) f(x_i,y_3) f(x_i,y_3) f(x_i,y_4) with i = 1 to about 100. Thus there are about ...
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NCAlgebra to calculate a Hermitian conjugate

I have to calculate a non-commutative product of this form: $(-H a+ J a b)**(-H a + K c)$ where $H,J,K$ are variables and $a,b,c$ are operators that don't commute. For this purpose I used the package ...
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Better method to swap the values of two 2-D arrays

I have two 2-D matrices $A$ and $B$(owns same dimentions) which have the style written as below: $ \begin{bmatrix} a_{11} & a_{12} & \cdots & a_{1k} &\cdots &\cdots & ...
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Shorthand to write repetitive test in mathematica

I have the following set of Mathematica statements: ...
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Finding roots of transcendental equation and collecting into a list

I am working on a physics reserach project for school and I have run into some troubles working Mathematica. I am a fairly inexperienced mathematica user so any help would very much be appreciated. I ...
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Flattening of Matrix rows [duplicate]

It's got to be easy, but I can't come up with a general solution. m = {{16, 2, 3, 13}, {{5, 11, 10, 8}, {9, 7, 6, 12}}, {4, 14, 15, 1}}; What I'm trying to ...
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How to switch keys in a Map to Association [closed]

I have an association that has parameters for a function. These parameters represent two cases that need to be applied to the function. Some parameter values are common to both cases but some are ...
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How to generate the list of consecutive pairs from a list? [duplicate]

What is the morally right solution to mapping a list {a,b,c,...} to the list of pairs {{a,b},{b,c},{c,..},..}? The solution I came up with feels a little clumsy: Shift a copied list by one and form ...
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Manipulate excel file and plot

I have a number of .csv files that have the following format: I want to do the following: ignore the last two rows sort all the remaining rows w.r.t the 2nd ...
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How to re-arrange lists, divide one list into 2 lists with a particular step [duplicate]

How to re-arrange following list: {a1,b1,a2,b2,a3,b3,a4,b4} or this {a1,b1},{a2,b2},{a3,b3},{a4,b4} to get: ...
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Faster trimming of leading/trailing zeroes in rectangular array

Given a (large) rectangular array, e.g. (small for example case): ...
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Collecting specific Lists of data in coordinate form

Note: This might be trivial for many of the users but i am new to mathematica so i don't know!!! Question: Suppose i have three list of data as follows: ...
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why MeanFilter is nearly 100 times slower than MovingAverage for 1D array?

I used to average over my data with MeanFilter before I learn about MovingAverage and thought that these two functions are similar except that MeanFilter is more powerful for its ability to deal with ...
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Finding the period of an array of integers

A simple array of integers is given. The problem is to detect if a pattern is repeatedly occurring in the array, and find the length of that pattern. For example, for ...
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Perform operation on part of a table / create a reference

There is a function f that I would like to operate on a rectangular part of a table t. The part is specified by function ...
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Generating a list consisting of function values like in a triangular matrix

A goal is to generate a SymmetrizedArray of dimension n^k with specified symmetry (let it to be ...
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How to check if all the members of list lies in specific range

I have a list the form: ...
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Are there any good mass row/column swapping functions for matrices?

I have the following matrix Keeping the 20 row and 20 column fixed (so the 21st rows and columns because I started at 0)...how do I push each row and column back one spot? I need to push the 0th row ...
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Indexed Map Thread

I'm attempting to MapThread a function of two lists that requires the index of the list values. For example, MapThread[#1*i+#2*j&,{{a,b,c},{e,f,g}}] Where #1 ...
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Simplify on a structured array

Why doesn't Simplify and FullSimplify operate on object generated using SymmetrizedArray? ...
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Copying an Imported List to another File

I have a file which begins with a large list of elements created by joining 12 different data imports, which I would now like to copy to another file so that the file can be sent by itself and not ...
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How to do a Check for every element in the list?

I know how to do a Check for the list in general: ...
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How to split list to strings?

Considering a list: lst = {"1", "2", "3", "4", "5", "6"} How can I have two strings : str1 = "1, 2, 3" str2 = "4, 5, 6" ...