2
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1answer
143 views

Symbolically Expanding One-Variable q-hypergeometric Series

In general, how do I get Mathematica to symbolically expand various infinite series to an arbitrary degree of accuracy? I deal with q-hypergeometric series quite frequently, and specifically want to ...
3
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1answer
366 views

Need help with C Code Generator

I'm trying to use the Mathematica C Code Generator package to generate code that is to be included in a web application by a developer. I don't know any C, and this seems to be the only way to ...
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0answers
281 views

Problem with Plot and ParametricNDSolve

This is my first question on this site, I hope it is written in an understandable way. Let's start. My aim is to plot a certain parametric region, with $x$ and $y$ coordinates given by the following ...
2
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1answer
184 views

How to not include data value outside plot range in the plot

Consider this list plot ls = Table[Sin[t], {t, 0, 100, 0.1}]; p = ListPlot[ls, PlotRange -> {{0., 0.1}, All}, DataRange -> {0, 1}, Joined -> True] If ...
2
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1answer
102 views

How to use Maximize correctly

I would like to Maximize this fairly simple expression ...
0
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1answer
250 views

Simplify matrix into an upper triangular matrix

I have a tridiagonal matrix that I am trying to simplify into an upper triangular matrix using Mathematica, so I can use back substitution and solve my linear system. I have found the command ...
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0answers
935 views

Nested for loop in mathematica

I have a code in mathematica with a loop which iterates over a variable i and calculates a list of numbers h given the start parameter f: ...
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0answers
57 views

Set-generating macro unexpectedly reaches recursion limit

One moment I decided to assign symbolic names to all special spaces since they all look the same when put literally in FrontEnd editor, more or less like "" or ...
3
votes
1answer
238 views

Writing loops for triangle elements

I'm kind of new to using Mathematica, so any help is great. I'm trying to write a program that will create a list or matrix that will give each small triangle's point numbers. For example if given ...
3
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0answers
98 views

Compiling/calling Mathematica-generated .so from C

I'm trying to call a compiled function from a C program. I am generating the static object ...
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3answers
1k views

Smoothing ListContourPlot contours

I have some data of type {{x1, y1, f1}, {x2, y2, f2}, ...} and want to do ListContourPlot. However, there is a problem that the ...
0
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1answer
93 views

Coefficient of function different than polynomial

My question arise from the problem that Mathematica can't solve the equation $$ \text{Solve}\left[e^{a-x} (0.0299584 a+0.1 b-0.0299584 x-0.152913)-0.9 a+0.9 b+0.9 x+0.18=0.0498614 e^{-x} \left(e^a ...
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1answer
82 views

Social Network Analysis - Get the List of InBoundEdges for Directed Graph

I wish to get the list of inwards edges for a node. IncidenceList provides both inwards and outwards list. I can of course filter with ...
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5answers
502 views

How can I name patterns in a Switch expression?

Suppose I have an expression and want to match it against successive patterns and return an expression corresponding to the first pattern that matched. In that case, I can use ...
15
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4answers
4k views

Plotting Fourier spectrum versus frequency of a signal

I have looked around here, and i am sure this has been answered, but i don't understand it. The thing is, I have taken a introductory signal processing course, and we had to use Mathematica, and i had ...
4
votes
1answer
208 views

PlotLegends and ImageSize

I have Mathematica 9.0.1, and I have problems with PlotLegends breaking the ImageSize directive. I defined ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

Problem with Eigenvectors when given a matrix containing approximate numbers and symbols

I'm trying to diagonalize a certain 2 x 2 matrix, but Mathematica refuses to find the eigenvectors. In particular, when I input ...
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5answers
933 views

Label Markers On ListPlot

I would like to make a scatter plot where each element corresponds to a certain energy. Each plot marker should have its corresponding element next to it. IE. The data point at -1.16187 should have ...
4
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1answer
225 views

Can I enter the traditional form for Binomial as input in an expression?

Is there a way to enter the traditional form of a binomial coefficient, i.e. ${n \choose k}$ instead of Binomial[n,k], like I would enter a radical sign $\sqrt{x}$ ...
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2answers
153 views

How to fit exponential function which is not converging

I performed an experiment where I measured diffusion in a lipid bilayer. I performed the measurement by fluorescently labeling some molecules in the bilayer, and the irradiating them with light ...
1
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1answer
70 views

How can I get the functionality of a command ReplaceAllList?

I'm trying to use ReplaceList to match subexpressions. I expected the command: ReplaceList[{p, {p, p}}, {x_, y_} -> x y] to output two results, equivalent to: ...
1
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1answer
381 views

How do I get all possible solutions in an underdetermined system? [duplicate]

I have two problems which I'd like to solve with Mathematica. If I have a system of two equations with three unknowns, how can I get to list all possible solutions for the unknowns? Here is what I ...
3
votes
1answer
569 views

Solving a differential equation with initial conditions

I want to get a solution to an ordinary differential equation with imposed initial conditions. I'm confused about why my following code doesn't work: ...
1
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1answer
50 views

Padding sub-lists in a list [closed]

I have a list, say `Alist`` Alist = {{1}, {2}, {1, 3}, {4, 5, 6}, {4}}; and want a list, Blist such that ...
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1answer
769 views

Non-numerical value for a derivative on NDSolve function

I am trying to solve the following system of differential equations: ...
2
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0answers
97 views

Filling -> Axis leaves a gap

Filling leaves a gap between the function curve and the axis ...
3
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1answer
195 views

Put random points into a specific 2D subregion

I want to cover a particular subregion of the x-y plane with a random distribution. As this particular region is not a circle I encounter some problems declaring the permitted zone where to put ...
1
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1answer
112 views

Why does evaluating an integral within a Plot expression take so long? [duplicate]

I want to evaluate Plot[Integrate[Sin[((1 + 1/2) x)] (1/(2 Sin[(x/2)]) - 1/x), {x, 0, t}], {t, 0, 5}] but it takes ages to load on Corei3 computer with ...
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1answer
213 views

DSolve does not give solution

No answer is given when I evaluate the following expression: ...
0
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2answers
116 views

How can I compute the real part of $zeta^2$ numerically? [duplicate]

I want to compute and plot $Re((zeta(x+iy))^2)$ and $Im(zeta(x+iy)^2)$. How can i do that with Mathematica?
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1answer
126 views

Functions defined via inverse Laplace transform - plotting issue [closed]

I need to define a function $k(t,c_1,\alpha_1,c_2,\alpha_2)$ in the following manner: ...
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0answers
187 views

Runge-Kutta-2 on System

After spending some time using the Mathematica documentation and this Mathematica.SE answer, I implemented the Runge-Kutta-2 routines. I am hoping someone can validate what I did and tell me that it ...
3
votes
1answer
607 views

Select row from a table by column value [duplicate]

I have the following: animals = {{dog, black, 200}, {cat, white, 100}, {moose, brown, 500}, {zebra,black,100}} If this came from a SQL table called animals, ...
0
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1answer
158 views

Another 3D plot question- good and ugly but no bad-

I have the following code with the intention to have a 3D plot: ...
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1answer
206 views

Solution of an ODE in implicit form

For some non-linear ODEs there is only implicit form of solution using DSolve. For example DSolve[(y[x] + x - 1)*y'[x] - y[x] + 2 x + 3 == 0, y[x], x] gives ...
13
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1answer
676 views

Animating moving surface of torus

I would like to try to recreate something similar to Paolo Čerić's torus animation: I have isolated the moving surface torus section form this Wolfram Demonstration by Kevin Sonnanburg: ...
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2answers
1k views

Sketch-type graphics with transparency and dashed hidden lines?

I'd like to create transparent graphs like the following from P1095, Calculus 6th Ed, by James Stewart. Can Mathematica accomplish this? By "transparent," I mean the ability to see the interior, ...
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vote
2answers
646 views

How to use ContourPlot3D for Piecewise 3D function

How would I plot in 3D: $\begin{cases} (4 - z^2) = x^2 + y^2, 2 \le z \le 4 \\ x^2 + y^2 = 4, -2 \le z \le 2 \end{cases}$. I tried http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/Piecewise.html ...
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2answers
174 views

Organizing Code [closed]

Are there any recommended ways to organize code? THe simulation project I'm working on has gotten a little unwieldy. I've read up on packages but have never used them before. It seems fairly ...
11
votes
1answer
356 views

Fit two intersecting straight lines in Mathematica

I am trying to do a Kurie analysis of the double beta decay of Strontium-90. Here we have two straight sections, and I need to obtain a value for the intersection along with an error for it. I ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

How to read long numbers? [duplicate]

Now, I have a data file (abc.dat) and it includes many long-Fortran-like numerical numbers as follows, ...
2
votes
1answer
125 views

Make FactorInteger print its result with CenterDot and Superscript?

I know that if I use CenterDot @@ (Superscript @@@ FactorInteger[x]) Mathematica will pretty print the output. However, is it possible to tell Mathematica to ...
9
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1answer
288 views

Wikipedia People only search

I am trying to search people from Wikipedia(For example .*John.* in REGEX). The following query is close, but it isn't generalized like ...
2
votes
3answers
140 views

String formatting

I have the following string: "174,861.00 ( 4,053.52) 206,850.48 118.29 ( 31,989.48)" Parentheses stand for negative numbers. I will like to get ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

Restoring the 1-to-1 correspondence between elements in two lists, where one list is used as a guide to prune elements from the other

when we wish to use one list to select items from another using something like Pick, writing the following code, for example, causes us to lose the 1-to-1 ...
1
vote
1answer
196 views

Computing intersections between a large number of sets: doing it sequentially vs. sending everything to Intersection[…]

Say we want to compute the largest common subset among a very large number of sets $Q_i$. One option would be to simply run the command: ...
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vote
1answer
156 views

How do I use wildcard characters with StringTake?

Say I'd like to pick substrings from some string such that these substrings have the pattern @@@q@@@, where @ is used here as a ...
1
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2answers
152 views

MapThread with List Manupulation

I have the following three lists: ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

Import LaTeX from Wikipedia to Mathematica [duplicate]

Here is one a problem I land on from time to time. Sometimes while researching, I want to pull a formula presented in a Wikipedia page and import it into Mathematica. I've heard that Wikipedia uses ...

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