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Adding another control to Manipulate[MatrixPlot[matrix]] to take specific part of matrix

I got matrix, let's say, 100 rows and I would like to plot only 10-rows window of it. Is it possible to add a slide control to Manipulate[] window so to shift 10-row "window" interactively? I trying ...
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How can I solve Tan[t] - t == F[x] for t as a function of x?

How can I solve the equation Tan[t] - t = Ax, where A is a constant for t[x]? I know that ...
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Levels: how do they work?

I cannot understand how Mathematica manages levels, and so it's always a painful try-and-fail to use Flatten. Can someone please give me a very clear definition? ...
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How to deal with WebServices error “any is not supported in sequence”?

I am trying to aquire data through Mathematica's WebServices and this example works just fine: ...
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1answer
608 views

Making a wav file from a list of numbers in Mathematica

I have a list of numbers from a simulation of acoustic pressure generated by a virtual musical instrument by another program (Comsol multiphysics). I would like to "hear" the tone produced by ...
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2answers
401 views

Map a function over the columns of an M x N array

I have a $N \times M$ list of lists, or rather, a list of records and I want to map a function over its columns (e.g. find the mean temperature, age, etc.). Map ...
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I need to multiply a series of matrices

I need to perform a dot product on a large number of 2 x 2 matrices that I have defined to differ by even/odd subscripts (Ex: D-odd=x but D-even=y). The $\Pi$ function will not work because it does ...
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1answer
146 views

VertexList ordering of a simple graph

Given a simple graph like g=Graph[{b -> c, a -> b}] I would like to have f[g] resulting in ...
2
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1answer
663 views

How to set default save directory for notebooks?

Based on certain previous questions, I figured that if my NotebookBrowseDirectory looked like this ...
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1answer
248 views

Representative Smooth Kernel Distribution from Truncated Distribution

I am trying to produce a better distribution from a dataset that is bounded to be greater than 0. Here is an example distribution from the documentation that mimics the behavior of the actual dataset: ...
2
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1answer
590 views

Differential equations with jump conditions

Suppose I want to solve an ODE with a DiracDelta source term. In the following example, DSolve does it correctly while ...
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What is Mathematica's equivalent to MATLAB's Simulink?

MATLAB has Simulink and Simscape, Maple has MapleSim and Scilab has Xcos. What is the equivalent product for Mathematica?
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Is there a way to use functions like Prime[n] within Solve[]?

I'm trying to see if a number can be written as the sum of two prime numbers. Ideally, I would like to use Solve[ Prime[n] + Prime[m] == 100, {n, m}] But that ...
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Button's command is not evaluated in iteration

I wish I didn't feel like a newbie after several months, but... If I enter the following: Table[ Button[ "Number: " <> ToString @ i, Print @ i], {i, 1, 5}] ...
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How to correctly call a Module within another Module?

How to embed and call the correct embedded modules inside another Module? Say: ...
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2answers
415 views

Any ideas on how GeneralMiniMaxApproximation is implemented?

GeneralMiniMaxApproximation is used to construct minimax approximations of parametrically defined functions. I am curious about how ...
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1answer
152 views

downloading home version for mac

This is I think a trivial question but I did check against those already asked. I am downloading Mathematica (home use). Very slow connection. So my Mac displayed the progress bar but this morning ...
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1answer
478 views

Why does SocialMediaData return such a small FollowerNetwork?

I have hooked up my Twitter account to Mathematica and I have 1468 followers myfollowers = Length[SocialMediaData["Twitter", "Followers"]] 1468 I wondered what ...
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1answer
187 views

How to get an adaptive frame which fits auto-wrapped text? [duplicate]

When using the built-in Debugger, the breakpoints and the current step will be framed looks like this: My favorite part is, those frames are adaptive to the text when window width changing makes it ...
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2answers
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Obtain input expression from history without evaluating

I typed and evaluated an expression, but deleted it from the notebook. For instance, suppose it was In[1]:= Round@SessionTime[] Out[1]= 2 I now want to retrieve ...
4
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1answer
152 views

Simplifying expressions using rules that span nonconsecutive terms

Suppose there is some function with the property f[x,y] f[y,x^2] / f[x^3,y] == f[2x,y] How can I simplify an arbitrary expression that contains the lhs of the ...
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3answers
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Mathematica as a normal programming language

I'm interested in Mathematica's core language for both practical development and as an object of computer science study. Actually, the former is more of a means to the latter. I would like to create ...
15
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2answers
375 views

Auto-completion doesn't work as my expectation in version 9.0

When I input the following line in version 8, and press Ctrl+K after Re, I can get a drop-down auto-completion list including ...
7
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1answer
255 views

Getting R textual output into Mathematica

I use Mathematica with R because I am able to keep my code and output organized with the notebook interface. Although I can get R structures into Mathematica using REvaluate, I can't figure out how to ...
4
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1answer
209 views

Accessing the Data of an RLink RDataFrame

I am trying to extract the data table itself from an RLink-generated RDataFrame: ...
3
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1answer
424 views

Exporting/Importing a Table of complex numbers

I'm generating a long table of list of the form: PN={{1,2,1+i},{3.5,2.6,2}...},{...},... Using: Export["PN.dat", PN, "Table"] ...
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2answers
402 views

Problem achiving effect I want with ColorFunction

I want to create a plot showing historical annual maximum and minimum temperatures. I've figured out how to get 10 years of historical temperature data from Wolfram|Alpha. The plot below shows the ...
12
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0answers
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Why does Mathematica choose branches as it does in this situation?

Consider these integrals: ...
5
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1answer
241 views

Structure of curated data?

Is there a way to programmatically access the structure of curated data present in Mathematica (for each type of information, for example for CountryData or ChemicalData) that would allow access to ...
3
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3answers
282 views

Multiply (not divide!) Vectors in a List by Their Own Norm

I wanted a set ("list") of 100 random vectors of dimension 2. I accomplished this already by generating a "list of lists" where the elements of the overall list are 2-dimensional lists consisting of 2 ...
6
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3answers
585 views

How do I designate arguments in a nested map?

Say I have two lists, list1 = {a, b, c} list2 = {x, y, z} and I want to map a function f over them to produce ...
4
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1answer
119 views

How to use arrow keys for navigation in PaneSelector, SlideView, and Slideshows?

Clicking the tiny little buttons is difficult for the clumsy, it would be more reasonable to use arrows keys by default. Any idea how to do this?
13
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3answers
614 views

How do I “start a reference system”?

When I attempt to insert a citation or specify a database to use as a bibliography, I get a message that I need to "start" the "reference system" "manually": I have no idea what a references system ...
9
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2answers
286 views

Localizing variables within a Manipulate

I have a notebook with several examples of very similar computations, each involving the same variable/parameter names of the ingredients used in a final ...
3
votes
2answers
290 views

Generating a range of numbers according to some rules

I'm pretty new to Mathematica, and I'm mainly a programmer so I don't have a lot of knowledge about maths. I want to generate a set of UNIQUE incremental numbers (series) according to the following ...
8
votes
3answers
160 views

How can I use the overhang argument to Partition to avoid using PadLeft and PadRight here?

Say I have a list of values v = {v1, v2, v3, ... }. I need to partition these values to perform operations with a sliding window (think ...
14
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1answer
1k views

Version 9 Blue Screen or Self-Test Error on Windows 7 64-bit

Update There is now an official response from Wolfram Support on this issue. Having recently installed Mathematica version 9 64-bit on Windows 7, I keep running into Self-Test Errors evaluating ...
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0answers
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logticks in a colorbar

I have a question on using logarithmic ticks in a colorbar in Mathematica 8.0 . I use the package ColorbarPlot (...
2
votes
2answers
651 views

Use of own unit abbreviations

I have been using AutomaticUnits in my calculations. In this package all I had to do was to declare the units I wanted e.g. mm, kN, sec, kPa, litres etc. in terms of existing units, and then use them ...
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votes
1answer
336 views

How to export data to specific rows and columns in XL file from Mathematica?

I have an XL File with data like : {{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,9}} That XL file name as ...
7
votes
3answers
762 views

How to export notebook in colored PDF form [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Saving a notebook as PDF, preserving syntax highlighting I would like to export my notebook code in a colored PDF form. What I do is select the brace in the right side ...
5
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1answer
155 views

how to select all cells with specific property such as the ones that are closed

I have to close many cells each time before I export a notebook to HTML since I do not want to display many code cells and other cells. I select each cell one by one, and do ...
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1answer
419 views

Multivariate Function Approximation With a Large Dataset

I have a nice amount of data from a trading strategy I am working on, where I have two different liquidity parameters as x, y variables. Before entering a trade I am taking the moving average of ...
2
votes
1answer
215 views

Computing closest set of points to each point in large set — running out of memory (arrays unpacking)

I have a large set of points in 3D and I'm trying to identify all the points that lie within a certain distance of each point. Then using this data store the vector between the pairs of points. I ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Differing behaviour of GeneratingFunction with different numbers of parameters

When given a single variable sequence, GeneratingFunction is automatically expressed in the most "direct form", for example, ...
3
votes
0answers
147 views

RSolve not returning known solution

I have the following recurrence relationship for which I know the solution is given by a binomial distribution: ...
17
votes
2answers
368 views

Pattern that matches colors

Suppose I'm writing a function that takes a color as a parameter; for example: drawShape[color_] := Graphics[{Style[Disk[], color]}]; But if the caller inputs an ...
8
votes
3answers
219 views

Quickly display a color graphically

When manipulating colors, the output is shown as a textual expression like Hue[1/5], RGBColor[2/3, 1, 1/3], ...
5
votes
2answers
549 views

Finding the intersection of two date lists

I've got two lists that look like this ...
4
votes
1answer
515 views

Mathematica 9 Linking with R

I would like to run a batch job from within the current Mathematica .m file using "R CMD BATCH &" (the job runs in the background when Mathematica proceeds with the current calculations. How can ...

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