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

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Brownian Motion with stopping threshold

I just want to generate one stochastic process, whereas I want to be able to manipulate the start value and the volatility. Furthermore, the process should stop when it reaches 5 However, as soon as ...
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NumberForm in logarithmic plot (with LevelScheme package)

I am trying to plot some data using the LevelScheme package, but changing the logarithmic scale to display values in NumberForm ...
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How do I generate a table of data points from a function and add random noise? [duplicate]

I am trying to generate a table of data for the function: ...
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Restarting an Animate animation after variable in Manipulate changes

I've been trying to restart an animation after variables change from Manipulate PopUpMenus. My animation takes the form: ...
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Introduction of straight Line into Manipulate function

I just want to implement a line within my chart that starts from time point 0 to time point T and whose y-coordinates can be manipulated, which in my case is represented by D. I tried to implement a ...
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Plotting 2D image of functions of several variables

I have a function $f: \mathbb{R}^4 \to \mathbb{R}^2$, and I would like to plot the region $f([0,1]^4)$. Writing $f_1(s,t,u,v)$ and $f_2(s,t,u,v)$ for each coordinate of the output I tried using ...
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Cannot Plot Output of Solve

I'm trying to plot the output of the following function t2[x_] in ...
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How to add something like a shadow to my resulting figure? [duplicate]

after plotting this function: ...
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Plot and Histogram together in Mathematica 7

I want to draw a histogram and some line plots together. I have one observed variable and several predicted ones. Observed data should be shown as a histogram and the predicted variables should be ...
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Plot two functions within manipulate

I just want to plot all stochastic processes and their average process. The original code without the average is: ...
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How can I plot a loxodrome?

Can someone show me how to plot a rhumb line (loxodrome) in Mathematica via the ParametricPlot function? Here is what I got so far: ...
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Distance between 3D curves

I would like to determine the distance bewteen two representations of the Lorenz Attractor. I have two 3D representations for different initial conditions and I want to calculate the distance between ...
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Plotting a list along with its trend line [duplicate]

Say I have these data: data = {{1, 3}, {2, 4}, {3, 6}, {4, 7}}; I want to fit these data with a quadratic equation, like this: ...
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Import specific data from Excel to make a plot

I need some help with this: I have imported data from an Excel file and I need to make a contour plot of it. The data are in table-like form. Here is a sample of the first few 'rows': ...
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Projection of ContourPlot3D

Suppose I have the following ContourPlot3D: ...
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Apply ColorData scheme for Plot from green to red

I'd like to apply a ColorData to this plot: ...
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Dynamic legends involving show

My question is how do I get dynamic legends (legends that turn data on/off) to work with Show? This is an extension of an old question here; How to dynamically toggle curves on/off in a crowded ...
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Visualizing a 2-dimensional PDF [duplicate]

I have empirical data that describes a 2-dimensional Probability Density Function and I want to visualize that data in a meaningful way using Mathematica. My first instinct is to use a 2D Heat map ...
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why version 9 is much slower than version 8 in producing these graphics

Consider this example(taken from Thomas's question here) ...
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How to calculate the area of a listplot [duplicate]

I need to calculate the area enclosed in a two-dimensional listplot and following an answer to a similar question I tried this way: ...
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Why Interpolation makes ListPlot3D slow?

I'm trying to use ListPlot3D to plot some data, and I'm using the InterpolationOrder option to make the plot smoother. But the ...
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Indicating the probability that a weather datum is above/below some given value on a geographic map

With help of the previous questions here, I am analyzing weather data as daily MeanWindSpeed of some cities with the following code: ...
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Is there a way to plot the derivative of an implicit function in mathematica?

After having read the manuals and searched extensively, I could not find a way to do the following. Suppose you have an implicit equation of the form $y^4 + y^5 = x$, and $y$ is a function of $x$. ...
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How to use output from previous line in Plot? [duplicate]

Suppose, I want to solve a equation and want to obtain it's first root. In this case I've used In[1]=:Solve[b^2 + b*z + 1 == 0, b][[1]] This gives ...
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Plotting a mixture CDF with a truncated distribution in version 7

I'd like to plot the CDF of the following pdf in Mathematica 7: $$f(x)=0.1 g(x)+0.85 m(x)+0.05 h(x)$$ where $$ \begin{array}{ccl} g(x)&:&P(0)=1,\ P(x\neq 0)=0\\ ...
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Plotting solutions to Solve results

I am trying to plot a solution to a Solve result, ie I have a function f(x,y) and I want to plot y=y(x) for when f(x,y) = 0.06366. Here is what I am trying to do ...
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Switching the axis of a plot [duplicate]

I have a plot but the x and y axis need to be switched. The problem is that I can't explicitly solve for the other so I can change the axis. ...
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Choosing min/max values of transcendental equation

With help from here, I have succeeded in plotting the equation z = -a Log[2 Cosh[(2 f[x] + x)/a]], with f[x] being defined by ...
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Common tangent to a curve

I need to find out the x and y coordinates of the points where the common tangent touches the curve. How can I do this ? Thanks a lot in advance. Data points: ...
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How do I draw a Circular Graph colored like this in Mathematica?

I must plot some data in radians and would like to use this image as a background to that graph. Although it looks good the lines are degraded in image form. thus the reason for this question. Can ...
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Plotting a family of contour plots [duplicate]

How can I plot the following equation with $k$ assumed to be an integer"? I tried something like this, but it doesn't work: ...
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Solve and plot an equation that is dependent on a transcendental equation

I am trying to plot a function that uses the values of a transcendental equation as its input values: y = Tanh[(2 y + x)/2.5] z = 2.5 * Log[2*Cosh[(2 y + x)/2.5]] ...
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Plotting geodesics of upper half plane

I want to solve (numerically) the geodesics of the upper half plane and plot. The results are quite known (i) straight lines parallel to $y$-axis and (ii) semicircles centered on the $x$-axis. Now the ...
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Why do I have to perform a second ReplaceAll in this InterpolatingFunction?

I have an InterpolatingFunction that I'd like to plot, and I wonder why I have to perform a ReplaceAll on the following function: ...
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Improving the plotting time of a very complicated expression

The quatity $R$ is defined by a complicated expression in terms of $a_1,a_2,\ldots,a_n$. Now each $a_i$ is a function of $x$, $a_i(x)$. I would like to know what is the most efficient way to ...
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A simple ListPlot with different colours and a Tooltip

I know that the threads ListPlot with each point a different color and a legend bar and Extracting the coordinate of a particular point of interest from a ListPlot are somehow the answers to my ...
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Default FontFamily for PlotLabel

This is probably a rather basic question and I presume I am simply unable to make proper use of the Options[] function: I am trying to figure out what the default ...
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“Save Graphic As…” does not include plot legends

I am creating some plots with Show but unfortunately the PlotLegends seems to be out of the bounding box when saving the graph. ...
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Plot sublists as different colors

I have one big list with many sublists inside. All sublists consist of three numbers. For example: ...
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Does a manipulation of a plot area produce new data?

You do a ListPlot. Plot[Sin[x^2], {x, 0, 1}] pdat1 = With[{fig = Plot[Sin[x^2], {x, 0, 1}]}, First@Cases[fig, Line[x_] :> x, Infinity]]; You ...
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ListContourPlot is blocking my geometry

I have a Navier-Stokes solution for a flow past a cylinder. I have attached the DAT file. The columns in the DAT file contain the x,y,u,v,p data, respectively. The DAT file can be obtained from our ...
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3D visualization of 4D object data

I have some paired data here {{x1,y1},...{x_n,y_n}} (Download link) which represents {frequency, amplitude} of a spatial object surface mesh. Its quite a lot of cells and data as you can see in the ...
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How can I say that all quantities need to be positive (and real)? [duplicate]

Can you say at the beginning of a script in Mathematica that you want all the quantities to be positive (and real)? So that in all calculations, only the real values of these quantities will be ...
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Plot 3D set (or a domain of three-variable function)

is there any way to plot a "3D set" of points subject to certain rules? For example, my task is to find maximum of some function of three variables which have to meet some conditions. Of course I ...
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Combine absolute and relative (scaled) coordinates

I am using Inset to add an Epilog to a plot. The position of the images (in my case: framed numbers) can be specified as an ...
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Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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How to draw a contour diagram in Mathematica?

This answer at Math.SE contains a neat contour diagram created using Mathematica: What Mathematica functions I can use to draw diagrams like this?
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Weird vertical line when trying to plot a histogram [duplicate]

I'm trying to plot a histogram of a few data points and overlay a plot on it (it's a fit of a geometric distribution to my data). The weird thing is that a vertical line appears always next to the ...