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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (12)

0
votes
1answer
62 views

Solve system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions [closed]

I want to solve a system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions. Here x[t], y[t] and ...
0
votes
1answer
216 views

Plotting results of NIntegrate with variable integration limit

I have tried to use NIntegrate with variable limits and compute the following ...
3
votes
2answers
206 views

How can one plot percentage chart of continuous functions?

I know you can plot percentages using stacked histograms like this: data = RandomReal[1, {10, 5}]; BarChart[#/Plus @@ # & /@ data, ChartLayout -> "Stacked"] ...
4
votes
1answer
460 views

Lyapunov exponent plot

I am trying to create a Lyapunov exponent plot as a function of $\alpha$ for two functions: $$ f(x) = (\alpha + 1)x - \alpha x^{3} $$ and a piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: <...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

Plotting Minimize output for a range of constraint values

I want to plot the minimum of a function returned by Minimize over a range of constraint values. ...
6
votes
1answer
141 views

Axis label obscuring tick label

I have a plot and have applied options to customize the axis labels and ticks. ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

How to label 3D plot with specific variables

I have a plot of a function depending on two variables called l2 and l3. However, I would like to label the axes of the plot ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Animation stays blank during animation

In attempting to answer this question about animating a rolling disk, I constructed a ParametricPlot to Animate. The plot looks ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

SIGSEGV Error on Plotting Tubes

I have code to plot some "2 dimensional" points in 3D space, and connect a line between them (because ListLinePlot3D takes way to long/hangs), which works fine: ...
2
votes
1answer
229 views

Bifurcation diagram for Piecewise function

At the moment I am trying to create a bifurcation diagram of the discontinuous piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: ...
8
votes
2answers
134 views

How to force DistributionChart to plot empty datasets?

Is there any way to force DistributionChart to display anything where there is an empty dataset? In the below example I'd like to have ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Plot curves like equation problems

I'm proving to plot and edit some wolfram alpha laminae, but when I try it, I don't have any result, for example: (from:http://blog.wolframalpha.com/data/uploads/2013/07/Curvespt31.cdf) ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

Why are my 3D plots getting inverted? [closed]

For some reason, all 3D plots that I make in Mathematica 9 get inverted in both the image and the axes. For example, using the simple plot: ...
2
votes
2answers
76 views

How to make such a $N(0,1)$ sketch for standard normal Z?

My attempt: Plot[PDF[NormalDistribution[], x], {x, -4, 4} , AxesLabel -> {None, "Z"}]
3
votes
1answer
103 views

How can I draw a histogram from a nested list?

I have a nested list of the form list= {{1,1,1},{1,2,3},{1,1,1}} How can I plot a histogram that tells me how often each number pattern appears in my list? For ...
4
votes
1answer
173 views

Arrowheads in VectorStyle and StreamStyle doesn't work properly in VectorPlot and StreamPlot, respectively. A bug?

I'm using Mathematica 10.0.2 for Mac. Arrowheads given in VectorStyle for VectorPlot doesn'...
1
vote
2answers
94 views

How to contour shade two specified contours?

I want to have contour shading between two contours specified by two equations like below, ...
5
votes
1answer
569 views

How to plot the solution of a Partial Differential Equation?

My attempt. I need to solve numerically the Complex Ginzburg-Laudau Equation (CGLE): $$ \frac{\partial A}{\partial t}=\epsilon A-(1+i\beta)|A|^2A+(1+i\alpha)\nabla^2A $$ I'm using a uniform initial ...
6
votes
3answers
190 views

Choosing which edges of the box to show in 3D graphics

Is there a way to explicitly choose which edges of the bounding box to show when plotting something with Boxed->True? For instance, a plot like ...
2
votes
1answer
165 views

Plot a data of four dimension

I have a confusion recently about the visualization of data.the data you can get here.The construction of data is four dimension,like as {x,y,z,color},this is my current solution. ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views
3
votes
3answers
173 views

How can I stop Mathematica from omitting Axes on a Plot?

I'm trying to plot something using Plot[], and Mathematica keeps leaving off one of the axes. I can set Axes->{True,True}, ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

How can I combine two plots? [closed]

I am interested in plooting x only from 0 to 1, and afterwards x^2, only from 1 to ... whatever ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

Plotting vectors using derivatives

This question stems from a previous question I asked here: Multiple Integral of equation including dx prime? An equation describing a gravitational field of a cuboid is given as: $V(X,Y,Z) = -G\rho \...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

Returning value if a point is in a region?

I'm writing a function so that if the user clicks on a certain region, a value is returned. The function takes in a condition list like the one below and a point. ...
3
votes
3answers
298 views

How to plot functions in multiple coordinate systems

I´m curious if is it possible to plot in: A. two different Cartesian coordinate system who share the same plane but have different origins and rotation. The visualization should preferably resemble ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

Arbitrary hollow cylinders in mathematica 9

I'm having trouble displaying a hollow cylinder in Mathematica 9. A hollow cylinder looks like this: I tried to use RevolutionPlot3D with a step function. It ...
1
vote
1answer
557 views

In WolframAlpha, how can I make a Scatter Plot without connecting points? [closed]

How do I plot a list of points without connecting the dots in WolframAlpha? I tried, for example, ListPlot[{{1,2},{5,3},{6,5}}],...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

How can I reshape my solutions to make a 3D plot?

I need some help on the following. I need to run Solve for multiple values of a and b. To do so instead of using Do, I use ...
7
votes
1answer
231 views

Applying a texture to part of a sphere

I am trying to texture a sphere with a picture of myself. I don't want it to be stretched across the whole sphere but only to appear on the front. I used ...
-1
votes
1answer
55 views

Use two functions for x and y coordinates for a plot [closed]

I try to make a plot out of two functions. It is a cycloid I want to plot. These are my two functions: ...
3
votes
1answer
213 views

Put labels sloped along axes in ListPlot3D

The three text labels in the following figure are all in horizontal direction. How to put the labels sloped along each axis to which it is attached? My Code ...
1
vote
1answer
187 views

How to combine VectorPlot and Plot3D

I have a problem with VectorPlot and Plot3D, and I have a code for both but I dont know how to plot the same figure. Here is the code for Plot3D: ...
5
votes
4answers
214 views
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Sampling Points Between Two Functions and Plotting Sample Points? (I have partial code) [duplicate]

I want to sample random points between $Cos(x)$ and $Sin(x)$ on $0 \le x\le \frac \pi4$ I was able to do graph the function here in Mathematica. I would like to count, and then plot points between ...
3
votes
2answers
329 views

Plot contours for 3d histograms

I have a data set which is a list of pairs. From this I can easily make a 3d histogram with Histogram3D[data] or a smoothed ...
3
votes
3answers
163 views

How to use PlotMarkers or Mesh with Plot to creat Marks on the plot

I have a plot and I want to format it for journal paper. I just realized how hard to format a plot for academic purposes using MMA. For example: I want this plot ...
1
vote
2answers
354 views

Get Y-Axis of FFT in decibels

I am trying to make a plot of a sound file similar to Audacity's FFT plot which looks like this when the x-axis is on a log scale: My plot of the same sound file (below) has the problem that the ...
2
votes
0answers
52 views

How to convert a list of polynomials into a list of equations and plug into Contourplot? [duplicate]

Given a list q of polynomials (output of GroebnerBasis) in two variables I want to transform the list into a list of equations and plug it into CountourPlot. For ...
1
vote
2answers
95 views

RegionPlot after Reduce

I have a problem in this form To solve this I have tried this f1[y_] := 2 - (y - 1)^2; f2[x_, y_] := x + 1 - (y - 2)^2; f[x_, y_] := Max[f1[y], f2[x, y]]; The ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

How to put a threshold in a DensityPlot?

I've a function of two variables f(x, y) which assumes values between 0 and 1 only in a certain region of the domain of the R^2 space, i.e. x ∈ (1, 2) y ∈ (0, x/2) I'm interested in a heatmap/...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

ContourPlot:show only one of multiple solutions

I have two functions with two parameters (p & x). I am looking for the values of "x" that makes the two functions to be equal, varying "p" from 0 to 1. I have two solutions for this implicit ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

DensityPlot colours symmetric around zero

I have some function of two variables (which happens to be the error in some approximation I'm interested in). I'd like to get a density plot of the function, such that in regions when the function is ...
1
vote
2answers
78 views

Evaluating and Plotting Multiple Zero-Counting Functions

In work that I am doing, I am trying to plot multiple zero-counting functions, depending on how a parameter works. For example, if the zeros of one function are {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7}, the zeros of ...
0
votes
4answers
137 views

Family of Lines

I need to draw a family of lines connecting (a,0) and (0,b), where a+b=2, and determine an equation for the envelope of this family of lines. I need to do this in mathematica and don't know where to ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

How to draw a 3D Plot with non-numerical axes?

I've got a CSV file that looks like this: c1,c2,m1,m2,m3 'a','b',1,0.5,4 ... 'x','y',10,100,4.21 Where c1 & ...
7
votes
1answer
230 views

How to set the Y coordinates for a Graph with defined X coordinates to prevent overlap of nodes?

I would like to draw a Graph with defined $x$ coordinates and variable node sizes. If I simply replace the $x$ coordinates of a graph, then nodes can overlap and ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Combined ListPlot3D using arrays of different length

I have three parts of a ListPlot3D that I would like to combine. The problem is, the middle part has more points in one dimension than the other two, which means I can't combine them easily to plot ...