Questions on the use of the Table[] command and other functionality related to lists. Use [tag:matrix] for matrix algebra and related methods, and [tag:list-manipulation] for questions about transforming or operating on existing lists.

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What is the best way to draw a shaded table?

I'm trying to format a raster-style table with row and column headings and in which each cell is shaded according to the value in the cell, and the value of the cell is displayed in as text in a ...
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Combination of interpolations doesn't work?

I have a table valued functions f[i_] and g[i_] and I need to plot various combinations of the function and its derivatives (for example: f''f, f'/f). I tried interpolating f[i_] to ->f[x] and ...
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How to manipulate one column of a table using the value in another column

Let's imagine I have the following table structure data = {{a, b}, {c, d}, {e, f}}; and I want to transform it into the following table ...
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replace two elements in a list with the sum of those two elements?

I have a list: G[3] = {2, 4, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2, 4} (there's a 3 in there for the 3rd Prime) Recursively defined by: ...
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Is there a way to use Table[] without having to calculate my function twice?

I'm trying to use Table[] more to be more in the spirit of Mathematica. So for example, I might replace this piece of code: ...
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Selecting y-values from xy coordinate grid

Suppose I have a table, u, which is created as follows: ...
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Iterations with Table?

Is the following code efficient? Has it any advantages? s[0] = Sqrt[2]; Table[s[t + 1] = s[t]^2, {t, 0, 4}] {2, 4, 16, 256, 65536} Should be efficient in the ...
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Exclude Infinite Value in Table

I'm creating a plot of a family of lines using their endpoints and plotting it like so: Graphics[Line[Table[{{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}}, {u, 0, 2 \[Pi], ustep}]]] Where ...
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Define a Recurrence Table involving other tables

I'm relatively new to using Mathematica. Previously I used Matlab, but lately I noticed that the numbers i got in both of them do not match (mostly it seems that Matlab lacks precision...). The ...
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How do you (sanely) fix up data in a csv/table?

I have data in a CSV file I've Import[]ed. Some of the data needs fixing up - date formats changed, data normalized, etc. After fixing up I'll insert it into an SQL database. My CSV file has ...
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Use the value of a cell in a table as the argument to a function

I just got Mathematica from my school and I'm trying to learn the basics. How could I use the value of a cell in a table (as in Insert->Table) and pass it as an argument to a function whose value is ...
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Table of central binomial coefficients [closed]

I'm trying to construct a table of pairs {n, N[Log[cb[n]]]} for n from 0 through 250, and make a list plot of the results. So far I have this: ...
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Applying natural log to a table of values [closed]

I know this is a simple question, but I am new to Mathematica. How do I go about natural log to a table of values? I tried this: ...
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Generating a table with two entries for each i

Disclaimer: I'm not a mathematica expert, I have some programming experience but am still learning how to work mathematica. Also, some of the code from the first block here is not my own, ...
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Table is divided into several sheets when imported in excel

i wanted to calculate a Student-t table with ...
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Inferring interest rate of a loan from payment

Be patient with me since this is my first post here. I don't know how to use the Math notation. I wish to compute the interest rate for an existing loan given the original loan amount, length of ...
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Getting table headings when creating a table with two variables

I have created a table, and I want the variables that run through to create it, as the headings in their respective place. So when my table is created by variable ...
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Solving at zeroes of a matrix - code only works for simple equation

I have a matrix of zeroes (True) and non-zeroes (False). The matrix is generated from a table of values of two other variables. I'm trying to observe how the solution for p3 changes with small ...
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Listplot x axis - Using tranpose of two tables?

I'm trying to augment the x axis of a listplot to fit the number of steps. Secondly, since there are a large number of steps (50), there will be 50 ticks which will make the graph messy. How do I get ...
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Problem with NumberForm when exporting

I have a two-part question regarding NumberForm First question In my attempt at answering this i stumbled upon a strange behavior by NumberForm when the final result is exported. Lets say I ...
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Getting the number of frequency in a list

I want to know how to make a tally board in a specific data appear in a list. E.G. n ={1,2,1,4,3,1,4,5,3,2,4,5,6,3,4,2,2,5,2} and get ...
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Syntax for Table with a pure function

I have: g = #1^2 + a #2^3 / #1 & Now I wish to make a Table evaluating this from 1 ...
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How to create a table?

I have looked here at the forum and on the mathematica documentation center though still couldn't get it to work. I have two lists ...
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Replace $z$ with interpolated function and plotting

I start off with this equation $z(x,y) = sin(xy)$. I create an interpolation from $0 < x < 5$ and $0 < y < 5$. I then use this interpolation on a simple function $w(x,y) = x + y + z(x,y)$ ...
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Creating a table giving the statistics of random polynomials [closed]

I already have a formula for generating random polynomials as well as for counting the real roots of every polynomial (see my previous question). But now I face the problem of how to organize the ...
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Problem with importing numbers resulting from an executed file in Mathematica [closed]

I am running Mathematica 10 and I have a mathematica file, MBdebug.m, that contains the line val = Import["! ./MBpart1ep0", "Table"]; MBpart1ep0 is an ...
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Make a table of changes in US coinage

I thought of an innovative use of Mathematica/Alpha that I think Stephen Wolfram would really love, but I can't figure out how to get it to work. The idea is to make a table that would chart the ...
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How to create a 'shortest-path link matrix'?

I am currently struggling with a problem in Mathematica. I have a randomly generated weighted Barabasi-Albert graph and a corresponding demand matrix of the same size. I'm generating the graph with ...
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How to initialize several elements per iteration with Table?

I would like to initialize this kind of vector : {0,0,1,1,0,1,0,1,1,1,1,1} with Table. I tried ...
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Creating a conditional table

I'm trying to create a conditional table. Let's say I want to have such result: {1,2,3,4,5,0,0,0,0,0}. The idea is to create a table of n elements (10 in a given example), but when one element takes ...
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Multiple plots using dynamics

I am studying Dynamic and DynamicModule, and I have tried to make a simple plot of a family of real functions. The number of functions should be a dynamic variable controlled by a slider. So I have ...
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Matrix consisting of the matrices [duplicate]

I need Dirac Matrix in my work. They consists of PauliMatrix and ZeroMatrix, which is: ZeroMatrix:=IdentityMatrix[2]-IdentityMatrix[2] I define Dirac Matrix as: ...
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Skipping over iterator values in a Table

I have been using the built-in function Table for some computations. (The following is not an actual representation of the equations I am using). ...
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How could I make an Excel-like table?

I am looking to build a simple Excel type of a table with four columns. I have spent some time researching Mathematica documentation, but haven't come across a way to implement that. Here is a ...
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Importing Output from Linux mpstat to Calculate Aggregate and Per-CPU Averages, Creating Tables and Graphs

I'm a Mathematica noob, running a trial version for the moment, but have run into the wall trying to handle this in Excel and am looking for other options. While running a benchmark application I'm ...
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Finding maximum value with position from Table of values

I have this table of values, how do I find the maximum value? i.e. find $z_{max}(x,y)$ ...
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TimeConstrained for Table?

Let's say that I have a function f[i] that takes quite a while to evaluate (evaluation time is different for different i) and I'd like to have as many values of ...
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Improving the speed of evaluating Table with nested functions

I am a Mathematica novice working with a stack of 1024 x 1024 WatershedComponents (or MorphologicalComponents) label matrices ...
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Can I use what “headerlines” removes from a CSV as TableHeadings for the table I create from that File?

I am reading in some data from a CSV file that has a line which gives titles to each "column". Here is an example: ...
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Table with multiple iterators running parallel

I want to use Table to generate a list, but it only allows one iterator to increment at a time. So in ...
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Generating a Table with a certian Density [duplicate]

How do I create a random table of 0's and 1's with a certain density instead of a probability? For Example: Manipulate[ Table[RandomChoice[{1 - density, density} -> {0, 1}, {10}]], ...
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Reduction of repetitive calculations in Table

If I generate two tables inside a function which are function[n_, x_, y_]:=( table1 = Table[i* x/n^x, {i,1,n}]; table2 = Table[i* y/n^y, {i,1,n}]; ) where ...
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How to be faster at making a frequency list of increasing steps

I want to find propabilities of having a sequence in a list, by using frequencies. The case is that you will bet on an increase when the last event had an increased and bet on derease when the last ...
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Problem with exporting lists to Excel

When I use the form Export["file", list, "Table"] to export a list to Excel, I get columns of lists. I want my Excel sheet to have each list element in a separate ...
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A problem involving classification of data

Toady, I encountered a problem while trying to classify certain data. I have the coordinates of six points. ...
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Specify column width while exporting

I am trying to export a set of data into a file but I can not force mathematica to keep a certain width for each column. For example, when I export a table: ...
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Maximum and mean of a multi-variate function over a restricted lattice

I have a function Q, and I want to find the maximum value, the corresponding arguments for the maximum value, and the mean over a certain range of arguments. I ...
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Why does one Monitor expression work while another fails?

I have a (somewhat involved) function f[x?NumericQ, y?NumericQ] and for some reason it behaves differently when given a Table ...
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Import array indices from Excel

In an Excel file, I have some numbers which I will use as the indices of arrays. I want to read those numbers and assign them as the array indices in Mathematica. For instance, in Excel I have and ...
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Noninteger indices for tables

Is it bad programming practice to use non-integer values to label data tables? For example, ...