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How to get a list of days from July 4th to Oct 4th over a range of years

I'd like to create a list with days from the 4th of July to the 4th of October starting in July 1970 to the current date. I tried to use DateRange, but I'm a bit ...
2
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0answers
106 views

Find where an error occurred in a bunch of command line scripts

I have been using my intuition to solve errors in my Mathematica scripts. But when calculations got more complex and I started getting errors involving code in more participating scripts (a script ...
3
votes
2answers
792 views

What is the proper way to operate on interpolating functions?

I am trying to multiply an interpolating function by -1. If I do this Mathematica does not seem to allow any further operations. Bear with me while I generate the Interpolating Function in question. ...
3
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0answers
151 views

Making time-index dependent state-space models - where has the Kalman filter gone?

How does one now implement a discrete set of state space models? I had used KalmanFilter in the old TimeSeries application, but was keen on trying to do all this ...
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2answers
165 views

Integral with unreliable result

I want to calculate $\int_R^1 \sqrt{r} |\cos((k+\frac{1}{2})\pi r)|dr $ and I get a result from Mathematica. Then I try to check the result putting the value of $k$ and $R$, (k=1 and R=0.5) in the ...
5
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1answer
247 views

Deploy a custom function to the cloud

Following my previous topic on how to optimize a complex function, I decided to write a custom algorithm because I need this task to be run locally and on machines with no access to Mathematica. ...
3
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1answer
188 views

Is there a function that, given a fraction, will return the general term of its infinite series expansion?

Is here some way to expand a fraction to an infinite sum in mathematica, i.e., a series? I want the general term of the series. For example, $\frac{2}{3(x-1)^3}$
6
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3answers
230 views

Problem with WordBoundary in string patterns

I am trying to extract from a string all words that end with "-man", but the problem is that WordBoundary does not seem to work as it returns whole string ignoring ...
0
votes
1answer
317 views

Finding maximum/minimum value of system of inequalites

How would I get the maximum values for x1 and x2 given that I have plotted the region governed by the following system of ...
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0answers
70 views

Evaluation inside Compile

here's a simple question: I have a function: ...
57
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6answers
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V10's Operator Forms - what are they good for?

V10 introduces an operator form for several functions perhaps primarily due to their role in queries as part of introducing data science functionality. At first pass it seems a lot of effort to add ...
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3answers
141 views

How to select the text on the button?

For example, I have a Button ...
1
vote
1answer
154 views

Parameter Estimation of a mixture of sums of Lognormals

Let $X$ be a random variable that is of a mixture distribution of two lognormals (with the same sigma), so $X \approx p\cdot \mathcal L (\mu_1, \sigma) + (1-p)\cdot \mathcal L (\mu_2,\sigma)$. Now ...
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vote
1answer
246 views

Solving a trigonometric equation with one parameter

I have the following equation: 2 a^2 k^2 Sin[b k] - 6 a (k Cos[b k] - Sin[b k]/b) == 0 I set the value of b to 1, and I want ...
17
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4answers
643 views

the winding number for the circle map (Arnold tongue)

I want to perform an iterative calculation and visualize the results: f[n_, a_, b_] := Nest[# + a - b Sin[2 π #] &, 0, n]/n; If I use machine precision, it ...
3
votes
2answers
262 views

Weird behavior when changing parts of matrix

I have this matrix: mat = {{1, 2, 3, 4, 5}, {6, 7, 8, 9, 10}, {11, 12, 13, 14, 15}, {16, 17, 18, 19, 20}, {21, 22, 23, 24, 25}}; and here are its second row ...
4
votes
3answers
481 views

How to correctly project heat map onto map

I'm importing the NGA ASAM piracy database into Mathematica for analysis. ...
4
votes
3answers
106 views

Question about Replacements and String Manipulations

I'm trying to get better at Mathematica and in the book I'm using (by Nancy Blachman) is the following question (which apparently was taken from another book: The Art and Science of C) which reads: ...
2
votes
2answers
294 views

Problem setting up C compiler on a Mac

This is a follow up to this question. I am using Mma 10 on a MacBook-Pro with OS-X Mavericks. After reading the documentation under CCompilerDriver/tutorial/SpecificCompilers I did the following: ...
6
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2answers
221 views

Why does Mathematica appear to change the head of certain expressions?

I don't know if the question trivial or not (if so I will delete it), but here is what I have: I know that x x (* x^2 *) Looking at the full form gives ...
2
votes
1answer
137 views

Minimizing a function with some restrictions

I need help in finding a way to minimize a function with some complex constraints. I'm not an expert in this field, but I'm still trying to understand if I can do something with my problem. So, ...
1
vote
2answers
71 views

How do I format expressions so that replacement rules correctly apply to exponents? [duplicate]

I have a series of rules that I would like to apply to a series of expressions with variables, but cannot get Mathematica to correctly recognize that these rules should apply when my variables have ...
1
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0answers
73 views

Internal self-test error MLParseStream|c|297

I have been plotting time-dependent vectors. Earlier I used the following plotting options: ...
4
votes
1answer
363 views

How to clean up messy data

The start of my question is about one specific situation - I have some erroneous lat/long values in a dataset which I need to clean up. But I'd like it to cover the overall topic of cleaning up messy ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Series expansion for $\frac{1}{x+1}$ in terms of $\frac{1}{x-1}$

I would like to expand a function as $$\frac{1}{x+1} = \frac{1}{x-1+2} = \frac{1}{x-1} \frac{1}{ 1+\frac{2}{x-1}} = \frac{1}{x-1} \left[ 1- \frac{2}{x-1} + \left(\frac{2}{x-1}\right)^2 + \cdots ...
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vote
2answers
193 views

How do get an output table or a plot of individual variables from NDSolve output

I have the following equations and settings: ...
8
votes
3answers
187 views

Substituting values in 3j symbols

I believe these three expressions should give the same answer of -1/Sqrt[3], but the first gives +1/Sqrt[3] whereas the second ...
10
votes
9answers
715 views

Forming an upper triangular matrix from the elements of a list

I asked this question before, but i was closed because it the question was not comprehensible enough. So i reworded it, hope that's ok. I have a list with 6 elements. ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Using ImplicitRegion to define an ellipse around Multinormal distribution for integration

I have both a 2D 'MultinormalDistribution', and also a single xy point, and I would like to be able to calculate the probability of this point (given the multinormal distribution) and also plot an ...
5
votes
1answer
121 views

Series expansion for $\frac{x}{1- \frac{1}{x}}$

I would like to expand $\frac{x}{1- \frac{1}{x}}$ as $$\frac{x}{1- \frac{1}{x}} = x \left( 1+ \frac{1}{x} + \frac{1}{x^2} +\frac{1}{x^3} + \cdots \right) = x + 1 + \frac{1}{x} + \frac{1}{x^2} + ...
1
vote
1answer
121 views

Manual maximum likelihood estimation of a mixture with no closed form

Let $X$ be a random variable that is from a mixture of two Lognormals (Lognormals(mu1,sigma) and Lognormals(mu2,sigma)) and set $Y=X_1+X_2+...+X_{10}$ a sum of 10 random variables from this mixture. ...
9
votes
2answers
317 views

Unexpected behavior when using SortBy as a dataset filter

I am still experimenting with datasets. Recently I tried to query the Titanic example to get info on the oldest passengers. Here is what I tried ...
3
votes
1answer
186 views

Is it possible to change the fontsize when printing a notebook in the working environment?

I want to print a notebook that owns syntax color,I use the Szabolcs's method SetOptions[$FrontEndSession, PrintingStyleEnvironment -> "Working"] Then I can ...
8
votes
1answer
169 views

User-defined DistanceFunction for RegionNearest

In the function Nearest , I can define my custom function using the DistanceFunction option. e.g: ...
2
votes
0answers
127 views

Displaying subscripted symbols with TraditionalForm

I have pasted this code in from Mathematica 10 ...
7
votes
2answers
176 views

How to name a variable with the value of another variable?

A simple but very important (at least for me) question. In some languages for defining a variable, for example, we can do: i=10 "d"&i=30 So I have defined the variable d10, and... d10=30 ...
11
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5answers
351 views

How to prevent function from passing values to slot

For the following example: {#, #} & /@ {1, 2} I am trying to find a method to hold one of the slots (or both ) so that the function do not pass the values to ...
2
votes
1answer
235 views

Graphic using manipulate runs too slow

Here is a naive coding of a projection of a point on a sphere. It runs very slow. Can it be changed to run faster without losing its essential analytic character? ...
1
vote
2answers
47 views

how to extract a matrix and a vector from a vector [duplicate]

I have a vector like this: V = {a*exp1+b*exp2+c*exp3, a*exp4+b*exp5+c*exp6, a*exp7+b*exp8+c*exp9} and I want to get : ...
4
votes
1answer
472 views

Use of Strassen's algorithm

Strassen's algorithm is an algorithm for matrix multiplication that is asymptotically faster than the naive one. In practice, the matrices involved have to be quite large before Strassen's algorithm ...
4
votes
0answers
124 views

Precision problem while evaluating RegionMember or Element in V10

I'll try to give you a background on where the problem occured. The problem itself is defined near the end of the post. I'm running a sort of a simulation of a particle in a box. I finally got my ...
5
votes
1answer
191 views

How can I efficiently ArrayFlatten a matrix of sparse matrices?

I have a matrix of sparse matrices that I want to convert to a sparse block matrix. So, basically I want what ArrayFlatten does, except that I want the output to be ...
4
votes
2answers
118 views

How do I make my function behave more like Plot? [duplicate]

I have written a function Fun as below: ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

How to solve the warning problem and obtain real roots without imaginary part?

I am trying to solve a equation with Newton's method via FindRoot, and the codes are: Define the functions: ...
3
votes
1answer
227 views

How to smoothly change the radius of a circle by dragging its circumference?

I am attempting to set an EventHandler to change the radius of a circle by dragging on its circumference. But the response to the dragging is terribly slow. What is ...
1
vote
3answers
479 views

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 $z_{max}(x,y)$ ...
2
votes
2answers
182 views

How to draw a line (1D) with labeled subdivisions

I want to draw a simple line with some symbols, but so far have had no luck finding an easy way to do it in Mathematica. Does anyone know if Mathematica can easily implement e.g. the example below?
9
votes
0answers
299 views

Dataset: cannot reproduce a basic example. A bug? [duplicate]

Just to report: I try to reproduce the very first example for the Dataset from the Documentation Center: ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

Solving minimum length confidence interval problem

I'm trying to find the minimum length of a confidence interval for the variance from a sample iid with normal distribution. I tried ...
5
votes
1answer
326 views

How can one compute a 3D Periodic Delaunay Triangulation using DelaunayMesh?

Given a non-periodic point set, one can easily tetrahedralize it using the new (in V10) DelaunayMesh function. e.g.: ...

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