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How to optimally solve and generalize this Conway's Game of Life puzzle

I tried solving this using mma. I am aware of this command - Cellular automata. But i don't want to use that coz then there is no challenge. So below is how i did it and my question is can this be ...
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Launching Remote Kernels takes a lot of time

I recently played around with establishing a remote kernel setup without using mathematica grid. To do this I use the LaunchKernels[] command and ...
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When and why are Assuming and Assumptions not equivalent? [duplicate]

In this question there's an example of an integral where using Assuming and Assumptions give different results: ...
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Get Coordinates 4 significant digits limitation

The tool "get coordinates" (clicking on a plot), seems to work with a fixed number of significant digits (4), in a way that we can quickly lose sensibility (the tool really becomes useless). The ...
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Simplification of integrals depending on a parameter [duplicate]

Assuming[Element[n, Integers], Integrate[Sin[x]*Sin[n*x],{x,0,Pi}]] returns 0, which is obviously wrong for n=1. ...
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Double integral with variable in the limits

I'm trying to solve this integral: $$ ...
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4answers
399 views

How to Merge Date and Time?

Given the following time series data where row is date and column is time intervals. ...
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1answer
419 views

Defining Piecewise Functions [duplicate]

I'm having trouble defining piecewise functions. What I have so far is a function that outputs something in a suitable format for Piecewise: ...
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2answers
97 views

List of lengths of runs of elements

I have a list where a few distinct numbers occur, e.g. {41, 41, 41, 1009, 41, 41, 41, 41, 41, 41, 41, 1009, 41, 41, 41} I want to extract the information of how ...
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237 views

listplot very large numbers

Suppose we have the following function: NN = 150; W[n1_] := NN!/(n1 ! (NN - n1!)) (1/2)^n1 (1/2)^(NN - n1) Then we can Plot or Listplot it: ...
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307 views

How to plot a function with two parameters determined by another parameter?

I have one small question. My code is like follows. ...
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1answer
82 views

How do I plot a variable against another variable in Mathematica?

I'm working on a system that has molecular interactions, for which I have the defined constants. r=0.5; a=1; c=0.01; d=0.1; e=0.02; k=500; and my system of ...
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1answer
651 views

Rolling Ball Image Background Subtraction [closed]

I am currently doing particle detection on some images and I wanted to do an Image Background Subtraction similar to what is available on ImageJ so as to even out the background tone. ImageJ uses a ...
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1answer
301 views

Numerical Integration with Variable Parameters

So I want to numerically compute the integral of a long complicated expression over a specified domain (in this case an ellipse). I know how to use a Boole function to sample within the ellipse, but I ...
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Generating Suffixes [duplicate]

I am doing a large Matrix calculation in which I need to generate symbols first like $F^{\mu\nu}$ I would like to get $\mu\nu = 00, 11, 22, 33$ and so on. I need to have the symbols before I can ...
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833 views

Import Large Excel File

Currently, I am working on a large time series dataset, which contains 928,586 rows and 35 time intervals in columns, in excel format (.xlsx) and using Import to ...
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1answer
60 views

Palette created by my code doesn't work

I think I am lost on some basic issue ... I created two CellTags, tagone and tagtwo If I create this palette inputting the following code by hand I get a beautifully working palette that makes me ...
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1answer
60 views

Mysterious behavior of Precision for complex arrays

Mysterious behavior of Precision: {{1.0+I*0.0},{0.0+I*0.0}} // SetPrecision[#,30]& // Precision // Print; ...
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1answer
218 views

Domain errors with Maximize/NMaximize

I am trying to maximize a (somewhat) complicated function over probability distribution $p$ and $q$. Here is my input: ...
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153 views

Generating list of coordinates in $\mathbb{Z}^n$ given by set of inequalities

I am trying to generate list of coordinates that forms a subset in the integer lattice $\mathbb{Z}^n$. This set is given by set of inequalities. Right now, I am using the following: ...
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60 views

How to change the position of numbers on plot [duplicate]

How to change the position of numbers in axes on plot? I want to see the numbers on the x-axis over it, not under it as it is now to have them clearly visible.
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4answers
154 views

How do I prevent exponents from being expanded when displaying text

I have a power of 2 in a list, and I want it to show as $2^{31}$ (2 with exponent 31), not 2147483648. I've tried this: ...
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1answer
176 views

Cannot get specific value from NDSolve (multiple functions)

I am trying to solve six connected differential equations. This is my code: ...
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39 views

Using Manipulate, how do you display the points on the curve and the tangent vector? [duplicate]

I'm new to Mathematica and my assignment is very vague... I'm hoping someone can explain to me a bit more of that this quesion means: Given the curve C, display the point on the curve and the ...
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2answers
260 views

How to get a solution for the following equation?

When I try to solve this equation using Mathematica: Solve[Exp[b*x]-c*(x^2)-a*x-1 == 0, x] /. {a -> 6.336, b -> 8, c -> 32} I don't get any result and ...
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171 views

Why won't Mathematica plot my function? [duplicate]

I'm using a theoretical answer found on the official Wolfram site as a reference to ensure my code isn't faulty (even though I'm fairly confident that my original code is half decent). ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to calculate a Lebesgue integral in Mathematica?

As the title says, I wonder if it is possible to calculate a Lebesgue integral in Mathematica, especially when the domain of integration is $\mathbb{R}^N$, or in other words multivatiate Lebesgue ...
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1answer
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Reading many single files and creating numbered (? or indexed) variable

I tried many different approaches, but I could not solve the following problems, I appreciate your help: What is the best way to read many data files? I mean we have ...
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1answer
172 views

Avoiding overcomplicated structure of groups, masks and splited text on vector format plot export

I'm trying to generate a template for exporting figures and plots in a consistent way that will allow easy editing in any vector based drawing software (such as illustrator). My problem is that ...
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1answer
76 views

How can I terminate a running computation in Manipulate?

I want to make a simple cdf file that makes some hard computations inside Manipulate. Is there a simple way, lets say using a "stop!" Button, to terminate the time consuming calculations--without ...
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1answer
143 views

Problem with With [duplicate]

I am puzzled byWith. it does not seem to work. Please see example below (I have also used Evaluate and ...
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2answers
147 views

Bare symbol invocation fails but not if used with an argument

How to achieve the following behavior on a symbol f? Background: The main goal is to use the symbol to tag an abstract data structure where downvalues are used to store information. Only defined ...
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1answer
291 views

Need help with solving a second order differential equation

I need help with solving this differential equation. ...
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1answer
120 views

Maximization of a function within a unit square [closed]

I work in a unit square. I have some conditions under which areas within the unit square are defined. Say for simplicity that there are two conditions which define two areas. For example, if y > 1/2 ...
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1answer
63 views

Properly applying BandstopFilter

In the documentation about BandstopFilter it says that the cutoff-frequencies w1 and w2 in ...
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1answer
57 views

Specifying Table/grid dimensions in version 7

The result of my calculations is quite large list (nested list to be precise). I would like to improve its visualization, to make it more legible, by setting the number of columns to let's say 5. ...
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0answers
84 views

How to increase range in Plot without exceeding maximum bounds?

Does there exist some way to increase the plot range of following plot from 10^7 to new value 10^16? It exceeds its maximum ...
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1answer
155 views

Dynamic generation of Buttons

The Project I am trying to dynamically turn on/off the display of data for a circos-esque plot that I generated. The Code I have data stored in mfData and a ...
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198 views

Using Mathematica to Solve for Electric Field from finite cylinder

For a cylinder that is of length L and radius s and possesses a charge distribution of sigma across only the cylinder part and not the endcaps, I am trying to calculate the Electric-field. The ...
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164 views

How can I improve Do loop?

I have very large input of time series data (over 30000 observations) that look like as follows: ...
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1answer
582 views

Mathematica EPS graphics and psfrag in $\LaTeX$

I used to to use MathPSFrag in Mathematica to export graphics to EPS for inclusion in $\LaTeX$ files. However, with recent versions of Mathematica this does not seem to work very well anymore, see ...
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133 views

Solve equations for all values of variables, rejecting certain types of solution

I have an expression, expr, containing 3 variables, 4 coefficients and 2 non-zero generic constants. I want to solve for the 4 coefficients such that the equation ...
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549 views

Can someone help me solve this x*y*z=180

I have one question I've been trying for a while but I can't get the result for my equation.. So I've been trying hard but I can calculate only by hand but the problem is that I am afraid to miss any ...
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1answer
148 views

Why Eigenvalues thinks matrices are non-numerical

I use Mathematica version 9.0.1. ...
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170 views

Discretizing data using quantiles in Mathematica

I am trying to discretize a long array of real numbers into a uniformly distributed integer array. To do this I am identifying the quantile where each real value sits and writing it out to the output ...
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OpenCLLink specify grid size when calling function

The Mathematica documentation (section "Details": https://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/OpenCLLink/ref/OpenCLFunction.html) states that: On launch, if the number of threads is not specified ...
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1answer
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Problem with limit that requires L'Hôpital's rule to compute

Consider the following limit. Limit[(a - Sqrt[a^2 + x])/(a^2 - a*Sqrt[a^2 - x]), x -> 0, Assumptions -> {a > 0}] Mathematica 9.0.1.0 gives ...
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2answers
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Filling between two spheres in SphericalPlot3D

Manipulate[ SphericalPlot3D[{1, 2 - n}, {θ, 0, Pi}, {ϕ, 0, 1.5 Pi}, Mesh -> None, PlotPoints -> 15, PlotRange -> {-2.2, 2.2}], {n, 0, 1}] I cant' ...
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310 views

Converting expression into string without evaluating it

How can one convert a Mathematica expression into a string without the expression being evaluated first? I tried using Hold, but it returns ...
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1answer
185 views

Is it possible to give the closed-form of the stiffness matrix of triangular prism element?

Suppose the vertices of triangular prism are 1, 2, 3 (bottom triangle), 4, 5, 6 (top triangle), the coordinates of the vertices are $$ (x_i, y_i, z_i), i=1,2,3,4,5,6. $$ We can write the stiffness ...

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