Questions on creating visualizations from functions or data using high-level constructors such as Plot, ListPlot, Histogram, etc.

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How to solve and plot this 2nd order non linear ODE?

Is this the correct way to plot the solution of this ODE from $(-8, 8)$? $$y'' - (1 - (y')^2)y' + y = 0$$ ...
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Interpolating a non-continuous set of points

I'm trying to create a pure function that I can feed into OutputResponse[ ] as the input u[t]. In order to do this, I've written code to create a square wave pulse train in the form of a collection of ...
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several plots at once

I have several files what i would like to plot at once, they are .dat files and they have names as a numerical sequence from 1 to 4 (they are about a hundred but for the example 4 are ok) so i use ...
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Combine 3D plots into one with Manipulate and different region plots

The following script generates two plots in a row, both of them controlled by Manipulate. I would like to combine them together in one. The problem I don't know how to solve is that the plotting ...
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Contourplot gives inaccurate ellipses

I'm trying to draw a family of ellipses with pre-defined foci as follows: ...
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Graphical output sizes

When outputing a list of Plots in a MatrixForm, Mathematica resizes the plots, is it possible and how to control these size reductions? Here is the typical code concerning the problem: ...
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Jump phenomena for primary resonance of the Duffing equation [on hold]

In this equation I will write omega (Ω) instead of amplitude (a). ...
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Periodograms and power spectra of a simple harmonic oscillator

This a just a trivial case of a simplified differential equation that I am using. I am not too happy with the Periodogram command. Let's say that I have the following: ...
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logarithm of Riemann zeta function [on hold]

I need to plot the following series: Sum[log(n)/n^(x+Iy),{n,1,Infinity}], i.e. the opposite of the Riemann zeta function derivative. If I write it in Mathematica, it give me in output log ...
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Inset raster graphic position and size

I need to rasterize a very complicate plot and superimpose this to another plot. For example ...
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How to draw a particular contour line in ListDensityPlot?

In the plot produced by the following code, I want to draw a contour line for $f(x,y)=0.8$. Here $f(x,y)=\sin(x^2+y)$, however, actually we don't know $f$, we've got the data only. ...
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Plotting a 3D function along a vector

Newbie here! If I have the 3D function (a, b, and c are specified by me), E[a_,b_,c_] := (x+a)^2 + (y+b)^2 + (z+c)^2. How would I go about getting mathematica ...
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PlotLegends in Show with listlog

I am struggling with proper plot legends in Show command for two plots created by LogListPlot command. ...
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Plotting difference between a function and its inverse function

I would like to plot the difference a function and its inverse function. (1/27)*(x^4-6x^3+12x^2+19x) (* where 0<x<5 *) I tried the following: ...
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Modify ticks without specifying tick length

I am making a ListPlot, in which the x-axis is the result of AbsoluteTime. I want the tick text to be human-readable by applying ...
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Plotting less of a sphere

It is a follow-up question from this one. I'll put the code at the end. So far, I have: Notice how nearer $z$ is to $0$, the more transparent the sphere is. I don't want to plot the whole ...
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RegionPlot3D does not plot “thin” regions?

Basically, I ultimately want to make something like this: However, I am unsure of how to do this in Mathematica. I'm trying to do this via RegionPlot3D, and for ...
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Finding and plotting roots with parameter

I have the following function: $$ u(x,t)=\sum_{k=1}^\infty\frac{v_0 L}{\lambda_k c \sin\left(\lambda_k\right)}\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kx}{L}\right)\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kct}{L}\right) $$ and this ...
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Draw filled regions in DateListPlot

How do I draw specifiq filled regions in DateListPlot? I trying to plot something like this: Thanks
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Proper arguments to ListPlot? [on hold]

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NDSolve printing error message NDSolve::ndode [on hold]

Using NDSolve while solving system of ODE's. Here is my try ...
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Nothing showing up on complex contour plot [closed]

I am trying to graph the following function, where z:=x+y*I z(Conjugate[z]+2)=3. But with my code nothing is showing up. I've tried many different scales so something must be wrong with the actual ...
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Plotting Complex Numbers - Functions of Complex Numbers [duplicate]

So I have to generate a few different plots with z, where z is a complete number... z[x_, y_] := x + y*I F[z_] := (25*Pi*z*I)/(1 + 10*Pi*z*I) First, I need to ...
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How to plot and visualize a single linear vector in 3D? [closed]

I have a vector (in physic) designated as F1=250cos(60)i+250cos(60)j+250cos(45)k, and i would like to see it in a 3D graphic with the axis centered at the origin, after what i would include other ...
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Equivalent parametric plots don't look the same

ParametricPlot[ {1, Tan[t]}, {t, -Pi/3, Pi/3}] ParametricPlot[ Sec[t] {Cos[t], Sin[t]}, {t, -Pi/3, Pi/3}] The second parametrization does not plot like the first, ...
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How to extract data points from an image of a log log plot? [duplicate]

I have a picture of a log-log plot, taken from a paper and I want to extract the data points so I will be able to plot them again along with results of my own solution. I would appreciate your help. ...
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Parametric Plot and Dynamic [closed]

I have: ...
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Evaluating documentation example crashes the kernel

Save your work before attempting: Could someone confirm what looks like a bug (definitely occurs in v10 and OSX 10.8.5): In the documentation for Background and ...
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Overlay vector logarithmic plot and rasterized logarithmic ListPlot

I would like to produce a output PDF file of a log-linear plot obtain by composing the plot of an analytical function and a scatter plot of some random data. Since the random points are of the order ...
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Specify and rename ticks in FrameTicks

When I plot, I use Frame -> True I would like all ticks on the frame axes to disappear and remain only with two ticks, say, 0.1 on the x-axis and 0.5 on the y ...
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Complex number plot with inequalities [duplicate]

I need to plot the function where z is a complex number: $$S = {z:|z + 0.15|<0.6} \wedge {z:Pi/4<=arg(z)<=Pi}$$ I can do this: ...
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Computing launch parameters for hitting a point in 3D with projectile under influence of wind

The end goal of this problem is to compute functions which describe the launch parameters which are needed to hit a specified goal in 3D in the presence of wind disturbances. This is as far I have ...
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How can a function know in which function it was evaluated?

Hello my second question here might be very hard. I am asking for something "magical", if i define a function g and i call it inside a function f, how can g have information about the outer function ...
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A cone being intercepted by a slanted plane

I have the 3d cone: Plot3D[-Sqrt[x^2 + y^2], {x, -20, 20}, {y, -20, 20}, Mesh -> None, BoxRatios -> {1, 1, 1}] I need a slanted plane intersecting it. ...
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Region projection of multivariable interpolated function

I have a problem plotting a multivariable interpolated function when projected into two-dimensions using Resolve and RegionPlot. ...
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“Enlarge” a plot for export

I wish to export a plot with more resolution than it starts with. Interactively, I can do this by enlarging the image, and then exporting. Is there a way to do this programmatically? I attempted to ...
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How to plot 3D maximum and minimum surfaces? [closed]

I want to plot the maximum and minimum 3D surface for the following property: ...
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How to plot Dirichlet distribution on 3d probability simplex?

I am trying to plot 3-d Dirichlet distribution on the probability simplex. I checked mathematica document http://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirichletDistribution.html and it uses the following ...
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How to generate mesh and calculate volume of 3d object?

I saw a couple of posts dicretizing the graphic and generate DelaunayMesh to get volume of 3D object. The issue I'm having is that DelaunayMesh creates a bigger solid covering the original one, ...
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GeoLabels/Tooltips in Geographic Plots from Dataset

I am looking to plot a list of list of regions, and attach some data to the GeoLabel. All the data is stored right now in a Dataset that contains entries of the form ...
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Piecewise ColorFunction for Plot3D

I want to make a 3D plot where the ColorFunction is different depending on whether the function value is positive or negative. I know how to do the following: ...
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Problem in evaluation of a solution and plotting

I've written out a code which solves a equation and uses this solution to find "ph". ...
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Opacity and Plot

I have the following function : Plot[-2Cos[ Sqrt[50]/2 Sin[theta]] - 2, {theta, 0, Pi/2}, PlotStyle -> Opacity[0.5], AxesLabel -> {θ, E[θ]}] My ...
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Getting error messages from a Plot expression containing an integral [closed]

This should be a really simple question, but I just got confused. Plot[Integrate[x, x], {x, -5, 5}] Integrate::ilim: Invalid integration variable or limit(s) ...
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How to control the frequency range of Spectrogram?

How do you control the frequency range of Spectrogram? There is no obvious option. The documentation says it uses the same options as ArrayPlot, but PlotRange does not work in the way expected (it is ...
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Singularity on a simple Plot

While solving quartic equation ...
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Simple Sin plot generates unexpected output? [duplicate]

I an trying to do a very simple smooth Sin wave... Plot[Sin[ 2 Pi 440 t], {t, 0.0, 0.1}] ...but I am getting an unexpectedly non-smooth plot for it... What is ...
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How to add error bars to a fit function in Mathematica 10?

My professor gave us the following code to fit a Lorentzian to our data. I want to add vertical error bars (with individual error found in the experiment) to the plot but I don't know how. Any ...
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Coloring a map of GeoRegions

I know that I can plot multiple GeoGraphics results on the same map by using something like Show[Graphics@@p1, Graphics@@p2], but it doesn't really work (seems to ...
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Selectively remove ticks in a plot

I would like to remove some ticks from a plot without having to edit manually the list of ticks generated automatically by Mathematica. My aim is to have a plot where the axis label are close to the ...