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

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How to detect outlier in data of an unknown function $f(x)$

Suppose I have an unknown function $f(x)$ that is monotonic, convex and nonlinear by definition. I somehow evaluated it at 1000 nonuniform $x$ points. By ploting these data, I found a very obvious ...
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White region in ContourPlot

The following code ContourPlot[Min[(-7 + 100 t - x) (5 + 100 t - x), (400 t^2 + 40 t (-5 + x) + (-5 + x) (7 + x))], {t, 0, .05}, {x, -1, 5}, PlotRange -> All] ...
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Label rows and columns of an ArrayPlot?

Is it possible to label the rows and columns of an ArrayPlot? I have a somewhat large matrix, about 90x90. The rows and columns of this matrix have names. I want to plot this matrix using ArrayPlot, ...
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How can I plot a large number of functions and use a “…” to signal more inbetween? [closed]

So I want to plot x+1, x+2, X+3,..., x+50 on a single figure. So I tried Plot[{x+1, x+2, x+3, ..., x+49, x+50}, {x, -5, 5}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"] ...
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Graph Power Series

On the same axis, graph the function f(x) = e^x and its first 6 Taylor polynomials. Please tell me how to complete this. I have tried the plot function but it's not working.
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Show legend on plot [duplicate]

I have a series of curve I'm plotting using ListPlot. For each plot I'm changing a variable called X. Is there anyway I could ...
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Count intersections of two non-polynomial functions [duplicate]

I have two Bessel functions, and I need to be able to count the number of intersections if both functions are plotted dependent upon the same variable. I can use FindRoot or FindInstance to get one ...
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Plot several columns of table with variable number of columns and display the legend accordingly

I use this command to plot all values from the 1st column of Table "results" against all values from the 2nd column: ListLinePlot[{results[[All, {1, 2}]]} Now, ...
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manipulating the X axis notation in mathematica graph [duplicate]

I plotted a graph in mathematica that displays the function M/1480 = (4*Pi*G*r)/(3c^2) R^3 here , ...
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Interpolation function rejected by ParametricPlot3D

I was playing around with the bouncing ball example, and decided to make a 3d version. I decided to use ParametricPlot3D for a simple independent 3D ...
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How to create an effective PlotLegend when plotting many ListPlots?

I'm creating a ListPlot where I plot many data sets simultaneously. Currently, my code that produces it is something like this: ...
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How to discern the different curves?

When we plot many curves, due to repeated colors it becomes difficult to discern that which curve belongs to which equation. For instance, ...
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How do I identify each surface in a multi-surface Plot3D?

I am plotting three surfaces on a 3D plot. They differ in the value of one parameter. Is there a way to distinguish each surface for various values of the parameter? My code is: ...
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“Independent” Variables in Manipulate

I am trying to plot the solutions to the Kepler problem. I am using Manipulate. It plots the orbits, the equipotential lines and the position of the planet. When I move the time variable, only the ...
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Plotting and Analysing derivatives of solution of differential equation [closed]

Using NDSolve I found the solution for the differential equation that governs the dynamics of a simple pendulum. How do I plot the derivatives of the solution? Also, I would like to find the ...
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Country density plot of lines (highways)

I love solution from question (histogram as well as distrubution) http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/31948/show-density-plot-on-us-map#=. But both cases are a bit more difficult in my ...
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Some parts of curves are being cut off by the frame in my multiple curve plot

I am trying to plot several curves and show them in the same figure, but parts of curves being cut off by the frame and not showing fully. I am using the commands ...
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ListLinePlot of multiple series with data value and legend appearing as the cursor moves over ploted lines

I have multiple series and I am plotting using Mma's ListLinePlot function. But I am trying to implement a feature to my plot so that I can view legend and corresponding values of the series at a ...
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Want a different color for each curve displayed with Show

I want a different color for each curve that I am displaying with Show. The functions are: custom1 custom2 custom3 custom4 custom5, and I am using the following ...
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Scaling ParametricPlot

How can I scale the plot obtained by ParametricPlot nicely in the following case? ...
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Combining two SmoothHistogram plots without normalization of each

I'm trying to plot a density of states out of a list of energy values, and on it I want to include another over-layed plot with it that shows some fraction of that density of states at different ...
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Turning off black lines appearing in plots from the ContourPlot function [closed]

ContourPlot[Sin[6.5 x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, {y, -1, 1}] The image turned out crappy, but basically, I do not want all the vertical black lines. I assume this is ...
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Plot a space curve and its curvature

The vector is < te^t, e^-t, Sqrt [2]t >, where -5 <= t <= 5 I have to plot the space curve and its curvature ...
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Unmapped white region in ContourPlot, PlotRange -> All does not fix the issue

When I try to create a ContourPlot of the magnitude of the following vector I get a white area that should be filled with values. Running the following code: ...
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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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Labelling a subset of contours using ListContourPlot

I have a data set with entries of the form [nx,ny,E] and have made a contour plot of this data. I would like to add labels to only a subset of these contours, for instance every other contour. How ...
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ListPlot with background image?

I need repetitive plots like this below. I invented that I refuse to use pen and I will plot the points in Mathematica, then change opacity, then change contrast and voula get the points to the graph ...
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Frame labels for Overlay of two plots to look like plot with two y-axes

I have a two time differential equations system: A[t] and B[t]. (I am omitting their specific form.) I would like to display the ...
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Use intercepts to plot a plane [duplicate]

The plane is 6x -3y + 4z = 6 and I found the intercepts are: x = 1, y = -2, z = 3/2 I have to use Plot3D to plot the plane formed by these three points. How can I do that?
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Should we invest in Apple?

Ticker[comp_String] := Interpreter["Company"][comp] /. Entity[_, x_] :> x ticks = Ticker /@ {"Apple", "Google"} {"NASDAQ:AAPL", "NASDAQ:GOOGL"} ...
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Forcing Ticks on Lower Left Corner of Plot

I have a graph that looks like this: I need to have it labeled so that 14 appears in the lower left (I know it's obvious but that's what the publication I'm working with wants). That makes the ...
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Question in ParametricPlot3D, how to join the minima of a {x,y} function

Thanks to my previous question I have plotted the function with the following code: ...
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Plotting jump function without vertical lines

Consider this list plot: ListPlot[{{0, 0}, {1, 2}, {3, 4}, {4, 2}, {6, 0}}] I want to draw a jump function in this list plot such that for each point I get a ...
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Position ticks labels at the other side of the axes [closed]

I use ticks label both for scale (0.8, .9, 1.0, ... ) and for marking specific values of interest (with custom text). I'd like the numbers to be above the axis and the text below it. I was able to ...
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Where can I get detailed information on how the Plot command works?

The command Plot[x^2, {x, -3, 3}, PlotStyle -> Arrowheads[{-.025, .025}]] /.Line -> Arrow produces this output. What I don't understand is what ...
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How can I adjust ContourPlot in Mathematica?

I have problem because of the max point and min point, when I have too high or low data point, it just make it white. Here is example of data ...
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Changing the atom color for plotting xyz-files

Mathematica takes the standard color code for atoms when plotting an xyz file, but I want to customize the color for the specific atoms. I really become desperate as I did not get it so far. ...
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How to draw the following plot in mathematica? [duplicate]

I have a function (x^2-9)^2. I can plot it with x-range{-3,3} so that three extremum s can appear in the plot. I add another axis y ranging{0,10}. I want to plot the previous function (x^2-9)^2 at ...
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PolarPlot with Dashed and PlotRange freezes for simple function

When I plot PolarPlot[1/(1+Cos[6-t]), {t,0,2\[Pi]}, PlotRange->{{-4,4},{-4,4}}, PlotStyle->Dashed] everything works normally, but when I change the ...
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Exclude data from a list

Let's create some random sample data data = Table[{RandomReal[{-10, 10}], RandomReal[{-10, 10}]}, {i, 1, 300}]; Then we plot them using ...
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Plotting a plane using intercepts

I have a plane 2x + 5y + z = 10. I have determined that its intercepts are: x = 5, y = 2, z = 10 I need to use ...
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thicker axes in 3d plot

I am new to Mathematica, and am not able to figure out how to make the axes in a ListPlot3D plot thicker. For some reason assigning a larger value to FontSize doesn't do anything. Would appreciate any ...
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Displaying a matrix as an array of solid rectangular blocks [duplicate]

I would like to plot an array of numbers as a surface, with each number the height of a square, and with the squares connected to adjacent squares with vertical rectangles, up or down as appropriate. ...
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ListContourPlot3D won't plot

According to the MMA 9 help: ListContourPlot3D accepts input as {{x1,y1,z1,f1},..........} and at position ...
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Pie/doughnut chart smarter labeling

There are numerous options in Marthematica for pie chart labels positioning: ...