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

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Plotting Geodesics in Kerr

I'm interested in plotting the trajectories of null geodesics near a rotating black hole (given by the Kerr solution) which involves a system of first order differential equations. Some Context (not ...
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Conversion of 3D plot to 2D Contour Plot

Is it possible for Mathematica to convert a 3D plot into a 2D contour plot without having to recompute the values for each point? I realize that looking directly down at the 3D plot will be similar to ...
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Plot a perfect looking circle using two functions, always look like an ellipse [duplicate]

I want to use the the following two functions to plot a perfect looking circle, but the graph always ends up looking a bit squashed. I've been playing with some of the parameters of the function but ...
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What is wrong with ContourPlot [duplicate]

Why does this plot have a big blank hole in it? ...
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Aborts and beeps without error warning

I have a piece of code that generates a figure, performing a calculation to generate each pixel. At a certain resolution it runs fine, but after a high enough resolution it fails. Mathematica beeps ...
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I see error messages when I use LogLinear Plot but not when I use Plot

I have written an application with Manipulate that plots the results of several calculations. What I find strange is that when I have my application use ...
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How can I scale a plot in my Manipulate?

I want use scale in the same way as Mister Trevor Cole in his most excellent demonstration at the Wolfram Demonstrations site: ...
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Replace parameter of NDSolve by a Function

I dont know how to replace the paremeter inside of an interpolation function result from NDSolve by a function of another parameter. This is it: I have a ...
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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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What is the correct way to plot a dynamically generated list of functions?

For example, I want to generate a list of random waves and plot them. Then I wrote f:=Random[Real] h:=Floor[f*20] And then ...
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HoldForm doesn't hold form

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 In Mathematica version 10, HoldForm no longer produces the same results as in version 8 (edit: I only have versions ...
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Stochastic Simulation using the Gillespie algorithm

I'm trying to reproduce the simulation with demographic stochasticity in Figure 1 from the paper entitled "Dynamical Resonance Can Account For Seasonality of Influenza Epidemics" ...
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Trouble outputting Plot

I am trying to solve a system of ODEs and plot them with Manipulate but I keep getting blank outputs. Below is my code: ...
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Invert 3D objects (shape) to 3D patterns objects (shape)?

Is it possible to invert the 3D object (positive model) to 3D pattern objects (negative model) (for example, patterns for casting). For example (positive model): ...
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how to generate mesh functions according to more that one condition? [closed]

how to generate mesh functions according to more than one condition? This plot will have mesh according to z: ...
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Plot the plane so different condition has a different color

I have a list of functions defined on the plane, and I want to know which one of those functions is smaller than the other functions at particular points. Currently, what I do is ...
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LegendLayout not working as asked [duplicate]

Why the following code does not result in row layout as specified (see the attached picture for result)? ...
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How to widen PlotLegends?

I have a plot whose legend, when placed at the bottom, is two lines rather than one: ...
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How to transform frame ticks from 1, 2, 3, … to x, 2 x, 3 x, …?

I want to replace the numbers on a framed plot's axes with that number multiplied by a variable, call it x. (The idea is that I'm plotting things which depend on ...
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Two discrete colors for surface with ParametricPlot3D

I am trying to create a plot of a surface that is yellow above the xy-plane (z>0), but blue below (z<0). My first attempt was to use ...
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Radius Values not Displaying in (List)PolarPlot

I'm having troubles with the PolarAxes option in ListPolarPlot under Mathematica 8.0. To be more specific, when I run the ...
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How to put labels on a 3d plot

I'm close, but I'm stuck. Here's my code so far: ...
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Plot3D unable to understand input function

I'm attempting to plot the Wigner Function of the Morse Oscillator defined as ...
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FrameTicks puts tick markers on both sides of plot? [closed]

I have a framed plot and I want to use Ticks to create customized tick marks, along the lines of ...
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Strange Behavior in Barchart LabelingFunction

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 BarChart formatting algorithm make me loose some time today in V10. Now, ...
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How to get axes labels with PlotTheme->“Scientific”?

I'm liking the new plot themes in Mathematica 10, but finding that I can't override the options it sets. For example, ...
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How can I plot a Chebyshev spiral?

The Chebyshev polynomials T_n of the first kind are a certain set of orthogonal polynomials. They can be defined by T_n(cos(x))=cos(nx), the first of them are T_0(x) = 1 T_1(x) = x T_2(x) = ...
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Manipulate Discrete Values Labelling

I have 3 lists of plots (generated in other code), rawplots, weightplots,linearizedplots. ...
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Plot least squares curve on Linear Log Plot

I have the following Data: ...
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How do I plot points on a sphere using spherical coordinates?

Currently, I have a matrix containing a list of spherical coordinates. Column 1 is r; r=1 for all points. Column 2 is theta and column 3 is phi. Each row is an ordered triple (r,theta,phi). Is there a ...
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Ploting legends in contourplot

In Mathematica 8. Given this: ...
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BoxWhiskerChart - 10-90th percentile instead of min - max

I am trying to draw a custom BoxWhiskerChart with alternative values determining fences. I have data that has a lot of outliers and I have to compare it to another chart that has 10-90th percentile ...
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ListPlot[] code for CSV file not working

I have a CSV file with $9$ columns. I want to plot them in the following way. Column $1$ will be along the $X$-axis. Any point $(x_i, y_i)$ of $i$-th curve in the plot will have the $x$ value from the ...
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StreamPlot,StreamPoints and the Fisher's equation

I'm trying to reproduce a StreamPlot from a vector field encoundered while analyzing the Fisher's equation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher%27s_equation), for a ...
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Plotting 3D piecewise function with distinct colors

I want to draw the following picture in Mathematica as shown below with distinct color for each section.
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intersection between two curves in Mathematica [duplicate]

I have a ListLinePlot of some datas and a plot of a constant function. How can I find the intersection point? My data are: ...
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Changing axes in ContourPlot

I'm new using mathematica. I'm plotting a funcion that depends on two variables (r and C) let's say z= r^2+c^2 When I use ContourPlot, level curves are shown in a r-C plane. I'm trying to obtain the ...
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How does epilog position work in logplots?

I'm trying to use Epilog in my plots but the position of the Epilog isn't making much sense. As a minimal example consider, ...
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How do I subtract two contours?

Suppose I have this contour described by the equation the root $z$ of this equation $$ \frac{1}{x^2 + y^2} + \frac{1}{xz} = 2y $$ Now suppose the equation is tweaked slightly, with an addition of ...
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How to simultaneously change the color and thickness in ContourStyle?

When plotting contours with ContourPlot, one can use the option ContourStyle to change the contours of the plot. With the ...
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Why won't mathematica plot the 3D Contour of this function?

I want to find the 3D contour of the equation1: ...
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Legend in a Show

I am trying to put some legends on a graph but I am not able to do that. This is my code: ...
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How to get a uniformly distributed list of points from a B-spline function

I created a spline function from a list of points and made a plot as follows: ...
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Help to plot Poincare section for a system of delay differential equations

I'am trying to plot Poincare section for a 4-dimentional system of Delay differential equations. I don't know how to specify initial conditions. Can I use each of the code in the following ? Also how ...
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how to create a slope field in mathematica? [duplicate]

Anyone have any good resources for learning mathematics, already sufficient in JAVA. not math... only in calc 2. I want to plot the slope field of ...
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How to plot multiple curve in a same plot with Manipulate

The manipulate function in Mathematica allows the users to adjust the values of the parameters in a graphical way. How do I plot multiple functions in a same graph and also I can use manipulate at the ...
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Problem with Poincare section

these are equations for some double oscillators: $x'(t)=p, p'(t)=-x-3y, y'(t)=q, q'(t)=-y-3x$ I would like to plot the Poincare section for collection of $(y,q)$ when $x=0$ and $x'(t)>0$ (or for ...
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How does one get Mesh lines at 0 in ParametricPlot3D?

The following is in the documentation (MMA 10) under ParametricPlot3D -> Options -> Mesh : ...
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Initial Image Size of dynamic plot

I have a dynamic plot. I want to set an initial image size and then be able to resize it by dragging with the mouse. When the image is updated, I want to maintain the "dragged" size. A naive attempt ...
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geometric construct in GeoRegionValuePlot doesn't work?

As stated in the documentation of GeoRegionValuePlot: The reg can be Entity objects such as countries corresponding to extended geographic regions, or geometric ...