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Regular expression too large problem

pattern = Names["*"]; StringMatchQ["Bold", pattern[[1 ;; -1 ;; 2]]] (* True *) StringMatchQ["Bold", pattern] Error Information: ...
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Largest matrix size supported by Mathematica 10

I have need to store large square matrices in memory, some times sparse, some times not. I have used up to $2^{15}$ by $2^{15}$ as my upper bound so far, and Mathematica has handled it even if it took ...
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The biggest exponent that can be computed

I am struggling with my crypt assignments and constantly getting overflow errors. Below is a simplified version of the problems I am experiencing ...
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Is there a limit for DensityHistogram data amount?

I'm trying Mathematica for first time and while trying to do a Density Histogram with around 300 000 points, I get an error "THE INPUTED DATA is not a valid dataset or list of datasets." Maybe it's ...
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Calculate integral in limit of very large coefficient

How I can calculate following integrals for large values $\alpha$ in Mathematica: $$ I_1 =\int_{0}^{y} \exp\left(\, -\alpha \sqrt{x(1-x)}\,\right)\, {\rm d}x $$ $$ I_2 =\int_{0}^{y} \exp\left(\, ...
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Why is there a limit of 15 different instruments to be played simultaneously, with Sound / SoundNote?

It seems to be impossible to play more than 15 different instruments simultaneously with the Sound[{Soundnote[...],...}] construct. Any guesses why it is so? With ...
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Why does OS X need permission to allow JLink connections each time it starts?

I understand that JLink loads each time Mathematica launches or each time a kernel starts, and that this can require permission from the firewall, if it is enabled but OS X provides settings the ...
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What is so special about Prime?

When we try to evaluate Prime on big numbers (e.g. 10^13) we encounter the following issue : ...
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What determines the value of $MaxNumber?

What determines the value of $MaxNumber? $MaxNumber 1.233433712981650*10^323228458 ...