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

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How can I draw an asymptotic bode plot?

When I use Mathematica to draw a bode plot, it always gives the precise version, like this: BodePlot[(10 (s + 3))/(s (s + 2) (s^2 + s + 2))] How can I draw the ...
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Normal and Tangent of Acceleration in 3D

I need to figure out how to find the Normal and Tangent of acceleration. I know the formula for the tangent of acceleration is $((Acceleration . Velocity)/(Velocity.Velocity))*Velocity$ and the normal ...
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How can I put an image on a surface [duplicate]

I want to paste an image on the surface of a 3D plot. For example consider this image which I want to paste on the surface of this sphere ...
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Measuring the area of non analytical regions in a plot [duplicate]

As the title says, I want to measure the area of different closed regions in a plot. Let me be more specific by giving a characteristic example. In the following figure, we observe that inside the ...
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Appropriate application of plotstyle directives

I am attempting to style a Plot in which all of the lines are Thick and I have selected the colors manually: ...
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Adding tangent (velocity) vectors to a plot of a space curve [duplicate]

I am just getting started with Mathematica and need help plotting tangential vectors to a 3D parametric function. I know how to do this in 2D but am unsure how to do it in 3D. Maybe I am using the ...
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Why is my rasterized graphic blank?

Consider the following code: ...
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How can I get better control over StreamPlot?

I'm having some difficulties with the command StreamPlot in Mathematica 7.0. Here's the basic plots I'm doing : ...
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How can I get vectorized text when exporting to pdf?

Consider this code: ...
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How to display the support supp(f) of a piecewise function z = f(x,y)?

I'm wondering how to display the support $\mathrm{supp}(f)$ of a piecewise surface $z = f(x,y)$. As an example, let's consider the following piecewise function (and plot it): ...
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RegionPlot3D Error

I have the following command: RegionPlot3D[ Log[p1/(1 + p2)] > 0, {p1, 0, 0.5}, {p2, 0.5, 1}, {C, 0, 1}] and my Mathematica 9 gave me the following error ...
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problem with exporting transparent object to pdf in version 9

Here is the code: Export["~/Downloads/1234.pdf", Graphics3D[{Lighter[Black], Opacity[0.5], Polygon@Table[{Cos[x], Sin[x], 0}, {x, 0, 2 \[Pi], 0.01}]}]] in ...
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Sort list by day names (Monday, Tuesday, etc)

I have some dates in a list, and I want to plot how many of those dates are Monday, Tuesday, etc. I'm using this: data = {...} Tally[DayOfWeek /@ data] and I ...
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Transcendental equation inside another equation when 3D plotting

I have been trying to solve this plotting problem myself, and I have received a lot of very useful advice from here on Stack Exchange - but I am now at a complete loss as to how to achieve the plot I ...
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Plotting a network or a graph with given coordinates for vertices

I'm new to Mathematica yet have coded a lot in MATLAB. Currently I'm working on a network simulation. My model is implemented in MATLAB, but I need to port it to Mathematica. Here is my question: ...
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ListDensityPlot performance when scaling axes

I need to visualize 3D data having 200*200 data points. ListDensityPlot is a good candidate, but it seems to have strange performance issues. I created a small ...
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Plot3D constrained to a non-rectangular region

I would like to make a nice 3D graphic of a parabolic bowl, with a cylindrical rim. If I do the following: Plot3D[x^2 + y^2, {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}] I get a ...
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Module Returns Two Values for Plot; I need to Color them

This is probably a very stupid question, but I've been fighting with it for quite awhile now. So suppose you have a module: ...
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PlotStyle in ListPlot: change color scheme, manually choose color of first plot

Say i have this data: data1 = Map[Cos, Range[0, 20]]; data2 = Map[Sin, Range[0, 20]]; And i want to plot data1 in gray and a ...
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Plotting a pattern made of repeating unit blocks but of changing width

I am plotting a pattern as illustrated in link shown below. I want to create an image of fixed size. The whole image should be filled by repeating unit blocks which consist of black and green ...
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How to draw a Circle in a graph with Log Y Scale

I've programmed drawing tools for graph images and am experiencing a problem with the coordinates of an Ellipse on a graph with a Log Y axis. It's quite easy to work out the Y Axis coordinates for ...
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Visualization of Bivariate Distributions

I know it is perfectly possible to show the bivariate probability distributions in MMA. But my question is can we show each dimension of distribution in 2D dimension while we are showing the 3D plot? ...
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Fixed color scale in multiple density plots with Fixed PlotLegends scale

From the great answer of Mr. Wizard, I would like to learn how to implement the associated PlotLegends scaled too. Here is the simplest example with PlotLegends, which does not look to be scaled: ...
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How to graph a series of coupled oscillators and watch the wave move along them

Here are the differential equations that set's up the 11 coupled oscillators. ...
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How to label axes in 3D plot adequately?

The following code produces plot with axes labels, which are jumping constantly. ...
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3D plot changes it's size while rotating [duplicate]

When I am rotating drawn 3D plot by mouse it rotates Ok until mouse release. After that it slightly changes it's size instantly. Probably it tries to accommodate document layout or something. Is it ...
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White spots in ListDensityPlot

I have a problem with ListDensityPlot. I have some data on an irregular grid. I try to plot them with ...
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Aligning axes labels on multiple plots

I'm trying to create some "publication quality" figures, but Mathematica is fighting me all the way. So my question is: Should I switch to Origin? Please help! Well, all joking aside: I'm trying to ...
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Why are my plots displaying behind the axes?

I need to create graphs with light gray axes and black lines. All of my plots display behind the axes. How can I make the plots display over the axes? ...
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Change the order of magnitude on the y axis Ticks with ListPlot

I have some data plotted with ListPlot. The values on the y axis range from -411230.40068*10^9 to -411230.20005*10^9. Mathematica, when plotting the data, shows me on the y axis only the value ...
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Plotting the deformed shape of a rectangle

I want to plot a rectangle using graphics : rc = Graphics[{Blue, Rectangle[{0, 0}, {1, 1}]}]; and add a deformation function to it: $$\chi(\mathbf ...
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Plotting ErrorBars with a different style

I would like to plot the error bars of ErrorListPlot with a different style than the points. I know of ErrorBarFunction, but ...
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Is there a way to add arrows along a parametric curve inside a manipulate function? [duplicate]

I cannot find a good way to add arrows along a parametric curve that I used NDSolve to get. I have written everything inside ...
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How do I find the intersection of a closed 3D curve given by numerical data with a specified plane?

I have a list of 3D data points which form a closed curve. My own data can't be easily generated analytically, but the qualitative behaviour is well represented by a parametric curve families such as ...
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Animated Vector plot

I'm trying to make an animation of a time-varying 2D vector field. However, I'm got a difficulty in that Mathematica normalises the length of the vectors with each call to ...
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How to improve the quality of the ListPlot output

I need to plot massive data stored in external ASCII files. Below is the Mathematica code I use for this job: ...
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Finding normals to a curve through a given point

I want to find x on curve $y(x)$, where curve $y(x)$ is perpendicular to point $(x_0,y_0)$. for this I minimize the distance between points $(x,y(x))$ and $(x_0,y_0)$, here's an example for point ...
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Plotting a contour on a torus

There are two ways to consider a two-dimensional torus. One way is to take a parallelogram (let's say the square $[0, 1]^2$) and topologically glue the opposite edges. Another way is to look at the ...
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Transcendental equation with ContourPlot3D

I am still a newbie to Mathematica, so I am still getting used to the syntax and logic of the program - but I've been trying to do the following 3D plot: ...
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Counting Stochastic Processes and displaying relative value

Counting Stochastic Processes and displaying relative value I have two watermarks and multiple stochastic processes given. I want both to display and count the stochastic processes which are below ...
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Manipulating and plotting two interdependent functions: [closed]

I want to plot two functions. Function G8 and G9. Both should be manipulable. Function G9 should dependent on Function G8. Function G8 has a bigger starting value. If function G8 increases by δ ...
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Plotting equipotentials gone wrong [duplicate]

I'm plotting the equipotential of the potential function: $$\phi(x,y,z):=\frac{1+x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}}{[\left(1+x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}\right)^{2}-4z^{2}]^{1/2}}$$ Mathematica code: ...
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Plotting the simulation of Brownian Motions with multiple thresholds

I have the following problem: I have a watermark in this model where not only the mean of all stochastic processes is calculated, but also the mean of those processes which remain beyond a given ...
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Mathematica issue with Plot, D and SetDelayed [duplicate]

I've tried to run the following code: f[x_] := 2 ArcTan[x] + ArcSin[2 x/(1 + x^2)]; Plot[D[f[x], x], {x, -4, 4}] Same with ...
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plot a tube via a 4D plot [duplicate]

I have a function f[x_, y_, z_] := Exp[-x^2]*Exp[-z^2] which traces out a tube along $y$. Is there a way to plot this 4D function, where the plot color is the ...
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plotting output from FindRoot

I am an R user and am totally new to Mathematica. I am trying to find the roots of a system of two equations over a series of paramter values and plot the results. I can do the computation but would ...
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How can I compute and plot the 95% confidence bands for a fitted logistic regression model?

I have a set of binary data that I' d like to fit a logistic regression model to and show the 95% confidence band around the fitted function. I can produce the regression model but how do I compute ...
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Displaying Values of Fuction at end of Period by Grid

My intention is to place the values of two function into a small box within my chart. To be more precise I have two vectors. A meanvector which shows the average value of all simulated stochastic ...
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Scatterplots for subsets of multivariate data [Updated]

Update/Re-write There has been a lot of ambiguity over what i'm am trying to do with this question so I have decided to give it a full rewrite. I'm really sorry for the confusion. If you want to see ...
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Disk is displayed distorted in plot

What is the problem with my plot? I want to get a disk shape. ...