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

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Have I found a bug in the built-in function BezierCurve? [closed]

A week ago, I asked a question about bezier curve ubpdqn's solution: ...
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Simple Plot of Vector

I have a vector $<x(t),y(t),z(t)>$ constrained to a unit sphere. I am trying to plot what the vector looks like as time progresses. What would be the easiest approach to visualizing this? I ...
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Plot not showing values

Still pretty new too Mathematica. Can someone please point out what im doing wrong when trying to plot the Dijkstra' s fusc function? code: ...
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Graph and table of values of cdf of chi-square

I am doing an assignment and have derived the following function, but I don't know how to graph it. I have a trial of mathematica which I have never used before. $f(x)=a(23.685/x)$ where a is cdf ...
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Plot Complex Function [duplicate]

I want to have a 3D plot for the following function: (1.6 - 0.005 I) E^(-0.5 p^2 + ( 2. I) p q + (6.5 - 11 q) q) p and q from -10 to 10 Is there any way?
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Labeling points in 3D plot

I am trying to label some points in 3D plotting. First, I'd like to label all points. The code below does not work, there seem to be a problem with a "Graphics" command, any ideas? Next, what would ...
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Bar Graph - Compress/Shorten some elements

I have a bar graph that I'm plotting. Some of the values are very large when compared to others. I want to put more focus on the smaller values, while still showing the larger elements. The reason I ...
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Drawing disk with coordinates from NDSolve

I have simple Manipulation expression, but continuously getting error Coordinate {x[0.], y[0.]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. I assume that something is wrong with ...
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Dynamic interaction with a 3D plot

I have a function: C = 0.0625 + 0.0008*X - 0.0232*Y - 0.0157*Z + 0.0059*X^2 + 0.0112*Y^2 + 0.0160*Z^2 - 0.0063*X*Y - 0.0243*X*Z + 0.0211*Y*Z This equation ...
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How to make several DateListPlot have the same scale?

I want to plot some weather data series. Unfortunately the series were collected in different episodes, from which some overlap. I would like to plot them as different plots in a column, but with ...
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QuantilePlot silliness

When I do a quantile plot of two large data sets (in my case, each of them of size around 3 million), the resulting notebook cell is huge, and if you save it as PDF, the resulting PDF is 13MB in size. ...
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How can I obtain a smooth curve from my data but preserve two inversion points

I have a list of data points, {x, y}, my data. When I plot them, the curve is jagged. I want to smooth the curve and preserve the two sharp corners. This is a plot ...
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3D Plot of The Riemann Zeta Function

I am a new user and i would appreciate your help to visualize the 3D of the following function. Edit I tried this ...
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Contour plot with points and line together

I have drawn a contour plot like attached in the figure. Now, what I want is points along with the contour lines. For example: I have a data set like: ...
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Epilog with text not shown

I use the Epilog option in order to print in the vertical axes a label between 0 and 20 as follows ...
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How can I plot a transcendental equation with an arbitrary constant?

I want to find the solutions to $\sqrt{\frac{c^2}{x^2}-1}=-\cot(x)$ graphically. This is how I'm going about doing it: ...
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Fill curve betwen specified abscissa points [duplicate]

I am plotting the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of molecular speeds. I want to be able to select a region to integrate using a manipulate function. Then I want to have that same region filled in on ...
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How to use the same PlotRange and the same PlotLabel size for a sequence of Graphics?

I wish to use ListAnimate to show a sequence of plots with different plot ranges and differently sized plot lables, all unknown in advance, in a way that keeps the ...
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Spacing the elements in a bar chart with error bars

In the Add-Error-Bars-to-Charts-and-Plots How-To in the Mathematica documentation, a function ErrorBar is given: ...
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Plotting extra parametric axes

We are trying to plot a figure as below from data points. This version is a postprocessed plot (in Illustrator) just to obtain the skew axes. The rest is plotted with ...
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Poincare Section of an Hamiltonian

I'm in desire to plot the Poincare Section of a differential equation defined by a hamiltonian system. The hamiltonian is as follow: ...
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Using mathematica to understand linear algebra

What is the reason why this does not work, as you can see there is three unknown and I want to see the planes. I have looked through the user manual but there is something that I am not realising! ...
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Strange functioning of RegionPlot with Reduce's output

I have defined this two quantities: f = (-b + Sqrt[b^2 + 4 a])/(2 a) g = (-b - Sqrt[b^2 + 4 a])/(2 a) and I want to solve this system in function of $a$, for ...
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Dataset seems unable to handle ListDensityPlot and ListContourPlot

If I create a Dataset: ...
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RecursionLimit error when Plotting a recursive function

Why am I getting the error $RecursionLimit::reclim: Recursion depth of 1024 exceeded. >> when I try to plot this fib Fibonacci function in Mathematica? ...
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Can't Get BarChart to use ColorFunction

I'm trying to get a BarChart to colour negative valued bars red and positive valued bars green but I'm having a time trying to do it. My latest attempt is: ...
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Eliminating the Parameter: Transform parametric equation to Cartesian equation and draw arrows along parametric growth

Hey guys I really could use some help on this calc 3 problem. I'm stuck on how to write the code for this problem: a) Eliminate the parameter to find a Cartesian equation for a parametric curve. b) ...
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Is it possible to have more than two vertical axis in Mathematica 2D plots? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have more than two vertical axis in Mathematica 2D plots? This is possible for example in matplotlib: http://matplotlib.org/examples/axes_grid/demo_parasite_axes2.html EDIT: the ...
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Order contour points in clockwise

I want to describe shape of an object using contour points descriptor. Given a silhouette (image black white of an object), I extrait the contour points using EdgeDetect[] fonction. After that, I need ...
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Flatness of a Plot [closed]

How can I see that plot of f[x_] = x^10 - 10*x + 9 on {-4,4} has flatness in x = 0 with good ...
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Computing Gaussian curvature

Can Gaussian curvature $K$ be computed from WolframAlpha or any other available Mathematica program? Please indicate the program or its reference. If input ...
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Confused by behavior of ListLogPlot in Mathematica 10

I have a notebook I originally created in Mathematica 8, where the following (simplified) code worked fine. ...
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Unexpected Behaviour at Plotting Floor with Plot [duplicate]

I wanted to plot a function involving Floor, here is my code: epsilon = 0.1; f[t_] = Floor[t/epsilon]; Plot[{f[t]}, {t, 0, 5}] ...
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ParametricPlot: Can't use Ticks

So, basically I'm trying to plot the phase portrait of a 2x2 diff system, but the parameters are a pain. I'm trying to get a good picture of the orbits, but even if ...
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Trying to get multiple curves on single Bode plot [closed]

OK, we have this thing where we are supposed to compare three Bode plots. All we have to do is plug in different resistance values on the RLC circuit and and talk about why the shapes are different. ...
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Using an Image as the Fill/Texture (not background) of a Plot (not polygon)

Is it possible to use an image, rather than a color, or ColorFunction, as the filling for a plot? For instance, I want to make a plot using ...
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How to correctly map values onto an arrayplot

I want to understand why the order of the text is reversed from what it should be? If I compare the first and second results, I see that the {1,1}, {2,2},... diagonal is going down the wrong diagonal. ...
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Constructing primitive cell using information from ChemicalData

I would like to construct a primitive cell (figure shown) and possibly the two-dimensional layout (figure from here) using the following input. Any clues as to how this can be done? ...
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How to plot torsion prismatic beam

I dont know why dont work but I want to animate torsion prismatic beam. ...
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Plot: Show specific values in y axis

I need to plot a list of points and I am using ListLinePlot. Mathematica decides which values on the y axis are labeled. How can I show labels for the exact y ...
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Is it possible to place a shape at each point in my array? [closed]

I have an array of points in 2D, I'd like to plot them marking each point with a square whose size and colour I can edit. I am sure that this is possible I am just new to mathematica and would greatly ...
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x86_64 Linux: plotting feature [duplicate]

Some features with V10.0.1.0 plotting under x86_64 Linux (xubuntu 12.04 & 14.04). I use ListPlot, but I also see this using other Plot functions. Generate some data: ...
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How to Plot a Series

I would like to plot f1[x_, n_] := Sum[Sin[(2 j - 1) x]/(2 j - 1), {j, 1, n}] on a single plot containing f1(x,50), f1(x,100), f1(x,1000), with three different ...
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Plotting 3D Vector Field in one plane

I want to plot a vector field F={Fx, Fy, Fz}. However, I only want to plot it in one plane (say, z=0). When I use ...
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Spherical parametric plot

How can I plot such a parametrized curve: $r = 2\cos t + \sin t$ $\theta = t$ $\phi = \sin 10t$ where $0<t<\pi/2$. In the documentation only has been discussed parametric plot in Cartesian ...
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Why PlotStyle->Dashed make everything dashed?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 and fixed in 10.0.2 -- appears to affect Linux only. It has been really strange for me. I am not sure it's regression after v10.0.1, or something went wrong with my system. ...
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Controlling PointSize in a RegionPlot

I have a "named" point in Mathematica 10 and am plotting it like this using RegionPlot: ...
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Labeling named point in Mathematica 10 [closed]

I have a "named" point in Mathematica 10 defined like this: point["camp location"] = Point[{latitude, longitude}]; I assume there is some way to make the name of ...
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Plotting vector fields in polar coordinates [duplicate]

I need to plot this as a vector field. $\mathbf{V} = \frac{D}{r^{2}}(\cos(\theta)-u\cos(\theta))\mathbf{\hat{r}} - 2*u\sin(\theta)\boldsymbol{\hat{\theta}}$ How do I make a vector field plot out of ...