Questions about applying functions or operators to expressions, especially constructs that take advantage of Map (/@) functionality.

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Scan vs. Map vs. Apply

I cannot understand the difference between Apply, Scan, and Map. I have tried to play with ...
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Changing Values in an Association using Map

I am trying to change the value of one key in an association based on the value of another key in that association. So if my association starts as: ...
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Map a function across a list conditionally

It seems that this is a really basic question, and I feel that the answer should be obvious to me. However, I am not seeing. Can you please help me? Thanks. Suppose I have a list of data ...
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how to efficiently apply function to all pairs of a set (and collect the results)

To build a graph, I need to apply a function f[a_, b_] to all pairs of a list (3500 elements). The function itself returns a link ...
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another way to do this mapping of a two argument function

Sorry, I'm just starting to learn mathematica. I have the following two-argument function: h[{x_, y_}] := x ^ y When I do the following: ...
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How to use Map inside MapThread?

Given this input lst1 = {{a, b, c}, {d, e, f}}; lst2 = {1, 2}; and the goal is to generate this output ...
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Map a function over the columns of an M x N array

I have a $N \times M$ list of lists, or rather, a list of records and I want to map a function over its columns (e.g. find the mean temperature, age, etc.). Map ...
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Element-wise test on List elements

This question could sound pretty silly but I can't find a way to apply element -wise tests to a list. For example if I digit ...
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Using MapIndexed only at certain elements of a list

MapIndexed is a very handy built-in function. Suppose that I have the following list, called list: ...
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What's fastest way of defining 10^5 down values?

I want to define isGood[___] = False; isGood[#] = True & /@ list where list is a list of several million integers. ...
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Nested Map and Apply

There are some other questions on this topic but I could not get an answer from reading them. What I want to do is use Apply on some of the arguments of a function, ...
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Mapping on leaves

Say I have some nested structure, such as {a,{{b,c},d,{e,{f,g}}}}, and I want to apply a function $q$ to each of the leaves; that is, I want the output to be ...
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Why is there a huge performance gap using Map with more than 100 List entries

im using Map on a List like this: cube= {{1, 1, 1}, {1, 1, 2}, {1, 1, 3}, {1, 1, 4}, ... , {5, 5, 4}, {5, 5, 5}} Mapping the whole List with 125 entries takes ...
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Speed and the MapThread function

Can anyone help explain why MapThread is so slow in this simple case? ...
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Dynamic application of several polynomials

I know how to get the 'resulting image' (y) from the application of a certain function (f) (here represented as the coefficients of a polynomial) over a certain interval (x): ...
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Faster use of Condition for a large array (see the example)

Here is the example/problem. I have a array of $n$ random number. n = 2000; p = RandomReal[{0, 9}, n]; I have to create a $n\times n$ sparse matrix with ...
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Mapping a function of two arguments where the 2nd arg has a fixed value

I create three random images: i1 = Image[RandomReal[1, {8, 12, 3}]]; i2 = Image[RandomReal[1, {8, 12, 3}]]; i3 = Image[RandomReal[1, {8, 12, 3}]]; I can scale a ...
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Map w/ multiple arguments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use Map for a function with two arguments? If I have a function: F[x_,y_,z_]:=x*y*z and I want to call it with several ...
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Mapping a pure function with multiple slots [duplicate]

Here is a pure function with multiple slots: (#1^2 + #2^2)&[3, 4] 25 But how can I map that pure function over lists of values? For example, say I want ...
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Using Thread or MapThread over multi-level, ragged lists [duplicate]

This may be a rather strange question. I will try to create a sort of minimal working example. Suppose that I have two lists, list1 and ...
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Operate over list of pure functions

I have list of pure functions (All functions are InterpolatingFunction) i.e {{a, b}, {c, d}, {e, f}, ...} and I would like ...
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nested use of Apply/Map/MapThread in pure functions

1. My main question I have a function with two argument slots. I wan't to apply this function to 2 lists with different length's. I thought in this solution: ...
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How to Map a function with HoldAll attribute

First of all, I'm not sure about the title of this question, so please correct me if there is any title more sensible than mine. The problem is the following: I have a function f that checks if a ...
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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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Efficiently compute double sum

Is there a "Mathematica Way", like Map or Apply to compute the following double sum? $\sum_{i=1}^{N_1}\sum_{j=1}^{N_2} m_i n_j \, f(\tau_{i} \gamma_{j})$ I have already stored the lists ...
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Elegant ways of solving this file batching task

There are a batch of data files in a folder (dir = "D:\\Documents\\datadir"), each of which consists of a list of data items, one per line. Each data item is a pair ...
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Mapping a function over the parts of a deeply nested Array

I have two tensors: tensorS = Array[Subscript[s, #1, #2, #3, #4] &, {2, 16, 16, 19}]; tensorR = Array[Subscript[r, #1, #2, #3] &, {2, 16, 19}]; ...
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Mathematica periodic moving map

I am pleased to have MovingMap in Mathematica 10. But, today, I encountered the problem that needs MovingMap with a periodic boundary condition. To be specific, Consider the following example. ...
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Indexed Thread on dataset and list

I currently have a dataset, and I would like to add a column based on another list. For example: ...
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Applying function to cartesian product of two lists

I have two lists X = {1, 2, 3}; Y = {5, 6, 7, 8}; I want to apply function g[x,y_,z_] to all pairs from X*Y, so I need to ...
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How to map over inner keys of nested Associations?

Considering an association: <|"a" -> <|aa-> "asc", bb-> "asd", cc-> 0, ImageType -> "asd", dd-> "asd"|>|> How can I make the inner ...
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How to test a condition for a list and output all the expression that is true?

Suppose that I have a list lis={x-y,x+y,x*y}; and a function f[a_,b_]:=#/.{x->a,y->b}& I want to output all the ...
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Tutorial for Map, Apply, etc

I have this code: ...
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Drawing a large set of Graphics3D cylinders provided a set of cylinder specifications in a list

I'd like to draw a large number of 3D cylinders using Graphics3D. My list specifying the cylinders has elements that look like the following: ...