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

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Export many lists without using loops

I have a Mathematica function that creates a RandomWalk chain of length l, by generating random points on the unit sphere and ...
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Automatic process to replace missing values, coming from a second matrix

I have a large starting matrix with missing values in different columns. I want to replace this missing data as follow. First I have to check the group (last column in starting matrix) and go to a ...
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Setting the value of a list item

I want to set the value of an item in a list. The code that does this has to work regardless of the depth to the list. For instance set the value of r[[1,1,1,....,1,1]] to 9. Lets say the list called ...
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Pareto optimal fronts using internal function?

Reading this question: How do I estimate the Pareto front in my multiobjective optimization problem? I found @Daniel Lichtbau's interesting answer. Yet I don't know how such an "internal function" ...
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Is there a way to PrependTo or AppendTo while flattening the result in the same step?

arr = {1, 2, 3}; PrependTo[arr, {a, b}] (* {{a, b}, 1, 2, 3} *) But, I want (* {a, b, 1, 2, 3} *) I know I can use ...
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how to apply Alternatives command to delete cases from a list?

I have two lists let say listF = {{7, 2}, {2, 6}, {8, 1}, {1, 7}, {11, 8}, {6, 11}}; and ...
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How to implement JoinTo efficiently?

AppendTo is not efficient so I'm not quite sure of the best way to implement its analogue for joining (e.g. in python this would be extend function). So how can this be improved: ...
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Find the minimum element of a row of a matrix and its column index for each row

I am trying to find the minimum value of a row of a matrix and its corresponding column. Please run the code below. OptV is the matrix that I would like to create which must give the output of the ...
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Find duplicates in list of InfiniteLine

MMA 10 introduced a new function, which can be very convenient: InfiniteLine. Of course, two infinite lines can be described by different arguments: for example ...
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Silly question about linear transformation [on hold]

I define a $3 \times 3$ matrix tran tran = 1/Sqrt[3] {{1, 1, 1}, {1, ζ, ζ^2}, {1, ζ^2, ζ}} Then to do the linear transformation, I use the following code ...
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Duplicate rows with multiple entries

I have a huge dataset, which looks similar to this: ...
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unordered lists with maximum dispersion [on hold]

As you can implement the following I have a list $$L = {p1, p2, p3, p4, p5 ........ pn}, n <50$$ I need cluttering and print this list 4 ...
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Matching a Table and a List and building a new Table

I have a Table which includes {Numbers, Probabilities}. For example A= {{1,0.5},{2,0.25}, {3,0.1},{4,0.9}……{100,0.1}}. Put attention that the numbers are 1,2….100 in order. I have a List of random ...
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How do I encode this replacement rule?

I'm pulling a 5x5 array from a larger array. The small sub-array (call it S) can contain any combination of the symbols A, B or 0. What I'd like to do is: if the array contains any matching pairs ...
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What's the easiest way to find the closest point in a list of pairs?

I frequently end up in this situation. I have a solution, but I suspect it's the dumbest way of doing it. Frequently, I'll have a list of pairs, for example: ...
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NRoots Results: From Equations to List of Root Values [closed]

When I use Roots/NRoots, I get a disjunction of conditions as result. The conditions are normally of the type x == value How can I convert this to the list of root values?
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How do I split a list of numbers to monotonic sequences?

Suppose I have: list = {1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 8, 7, 3, 1, -3, -2, 6, 7, 80} And I want to split it to: ...
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Find the length of the intersection of two lists including duplicates

I have 2 Lists. The first one includes all the numbers from 1 to 10. listA={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10} The second includes ...
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Untangling a tangly block of If statements

This is a followup to my previous question: How to simplify block of multiple repetitive If statements? I have another block of If statements, somewhat like the other one I need help simplifying ...
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Extract every nth character from a string

I'm trying to extract every 21st character from this text, s (given below), to create new strings of all 1st characters, 2nd characters, etc. I have already separated the long string into substrings ...
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Why does a certain CSV file import properly into LibreOffice but not into Mathematica 10.0?

I'm working on a project involving data manipulation and it involves working with CSV files. I know that the files are properly formatted as when I import them into LibreOffice, all of the columns ...
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Matching the order of a master list of lists from a random list of lists

Using Mathematica 9, I have 2 lists of lists one master with dimensions {300, 6}. The second is some random order but has the same first ...
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Drop in nested tables?

I want to drop a specified number of elements from a 'table ...
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How to simplify block of multiple repetitive If statements?

I'm building a boardgame...game in Mathematica. I have the board state represented as a matrix. It's a two player game, and each player (let's call them A & B) only has one type of piece or ...
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Pass List / Vector argument through NDSolve to a function

I am trying to pass vector or list as argument to the function from NDsolve.And I am getting these error. Also I am pretty new to stack overflow. Apology if this a possible duplicate. Here is my code. ...
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Kernel crashes when computing finite difference mixed derivative with respect to y & z but works fine when computing with respect to x & y or x & z?

I am using Mathematica 10.4.0 on Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to solve a set of differential equations using finite difference method on an NxNxN cubic grid (x, y, z directions). I am getting a weird ...
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Enforce monotonicity in a list

Suppose I have a list containing pairs of complex numbers. For example: ...
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Use Map on a Function with two variables

I am new to Mathematica and I would like to find out how to use Map on a function with two parameters such as: ...
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Creating Average Grid data from Co-ordinate and value data

Consider a list: ZXV = {{z1, x1, v1}, {z2, x2, v2},........................} where $z$ is Z co-ordinate, $x$ is X co-ordinate, $v$ is the value at the point ...
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How to generate a limited number of tuples of a list and not all?

I have a question for which I couldn't find an answer: how can we generate only a given number of tuples of a list and not all of them? For instance, I want to have only the first two 3-tuples of ...
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Creating Nested For Loops for modifying values to append to a List

Basically, the title says it all. I am familiar with python, not so much with mathematica. For the program, I am starting out with three unique lists of values for which I am using a triple nested ...
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Duplicating and arranging a list

I have a list, {a,b,c,d,...,z} And I want to duplicate that list n times such that, {a,a,a,b,b,b,c,c,c,....z,z,z}. I ...
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How Do i Extract Only The Coordinates xyz (Number) From This Log file

this Log contains the information of all coordinates of many atoms in a molecular dynamics simulation for a long sequence of time steps, along with some extra information other than the coordinates. ...
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How to repeat a set of operations on a single data set?

I am very new to Mathematica and I just couldn't figure out the solution for the following problem. I am trying to iterate the following functions for 10 times. For instance, "a" to "fullData". The ...
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List manipulation, averaging over lists and fidelity

I want to create vectors from a function poly[α_, β_, δ_, ϕ1_] were several variables (α, β, δ) are randomly sampled from a unit sphere. Then I want to vary another ...
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Plotting cicle using ListPlot

How can I plot circle plot with ListPlot function or how to organize data to produce circle plot from ListPlot function ? If u do something like this ...
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Replace list element with element from another list based on condition

I Have a list on integers and another list of "duplicates". E.g. start={{3},{1},{2},{4}}; duplicates={{1,4,7},{5,6}} I would like to substitute each element of ...
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Forming an upper triangular matrix from the elements of a list

I asked this question before, but i was closed because it the question was not comprehensible enough. So i reworded it, hope that's ok. I have a list with 6 elements. ...
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How to get this list with a terse method

If I have like {a,b} and I want to get {{a+1,b},{a-1,b},{a,b+1},{a,b-1}} We don't care about the ordering of the ...
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Iterating KroneckerProduct[] and returning the result from a function

I am trying to write a function which will take a matrix m and an integer i as inputs. Then it will compute the Kronecker product of m with itself i times and return the result. The code is as ...
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select elements in a list

I am new in Wolfram Math and I need a help in making a simple program. Let's suppose we have a list: list = {{1, 11}, {2, 7}, {4, 2}, {7, 9}, {-2, 3}, {-1, 10}}; ...
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Alternative forms to Table for iterating over replacement rules

I have a multivariate polynomial x. I get coefficients of various monomials using CoefficientRules, which returns a list of ...
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Create table of elements which belongs to specific sets

I would like to produce elements (preferably by Table or For-If commands) that they belong to specific sets. For example I want to write positive integers from 1 to 100 such that they are $2 \pmod 3$, ...
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How to determine distance of periodic features in measured dataset

I have a list of x- and y-values associated with a measured height (z-values). Part of the list is plotted below. As you can see, there is a periodic arranged structure, namely a cross. Now I would ...
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rename files randomly

I need to read a directory with pdf files, rename them by numerical sequence of 8 digits when lifting with pdf extension, and then record the result (the idea is that they are totally random names ...