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C compiler error: the no library could be generated error

I have windows 8, Mathematica 9, and I've just installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 with update 3. I'm try to run Compile with the option ...
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1answer
198 views

Mathematica multi-dimensional numerical integration default method

I'm performing multidimensional Numerical integrations with mathematica I was wondering what was the default method that mathematica was using. Also i'm changing some parameter inside the integration, ...
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Plots are clipped randomly (almost)

I am experiencing a strange behavior in plotting a lot of functions. Basically, they are clipped within an horizontal range. Let try to run this code by varying nmax, it could be a problem of my ...
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How to discretize a nonlinear PDE fast?

I wish to numerically solve the following PDE. Although there are some complete discussions for solving PDEs in tutorial/NDSolvePDE, there is no hint for the nonlinear case by discretization. Thus, I ...
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Manipulating array

I have got an array like this: A = {{{1, 4, 5}, {3, 7, 15}}, {{5, 6, 9}, {7, 8, 2}}, {{9, 10, 1}, {11, 12, 3}}} I make differences in each sublist a following ...
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202 views

How does Mathematica use system environment variables?

Is there a common way in which environment variables are accessed, stored, or used by the kernel? There are built-in functions for querying and setting vars in the system environment, but there are ...
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Code/Exp Search Documentation Center Mathematica

I have added several of my own applications to my Mathematica documentation center. Currently Mathematica uses followings notebook options to help the user search for specific functions. ...
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211 views

Calculate expected value of piece-wise pdf

I have the following PDF of a random variable: $f(x)=\begin{cases} 1 & \text{if}\ \ \ 0<x<\frac{1}{2} \vee 1 < x < \frac{3}{2}\\ 0 & \text{otherwise}. \end{cases}$ How can i ...
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109 views

Right data format when EmpiricalDistribution expects “Rectangular Array”

I have the following code to generate random data (these are the eigenvalues of a non-central Wishart matrix, and I am interested in their distribution). ...
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How can I evaluate only a single step of a recursive function?

Let's say have a simple recursive function for the Fibonacci sequence f[0] := 1 f[1] := 1 f[n_] := f[n - 1] + f[n - 2] but I want to see how it will expand in a ...
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237 views

Replace list of symbols in an expression

I have an expression: exp = a+b+c and a list containing all the symbols of my expression: syms = {a,b,c} and I would like ...
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Trying to write out the prime factorization of a number with CenterDot and Superscript

I am trying to use CenterDot and Superscript, in conjunction with Apply to write out the prime factorization of any given integer. Everything works well UNLESS the prime factorization of the number ...
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196 views

NMinimize ignores constraints

I have a problem with NMinimize - I try to minimize quite a complicated function and use a couple of constraints (the way it is shown in the documentation). Now, ...
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1answer
138 views

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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71 views

Partial application of MapThread

Suppose that I have f[a_, b_, x_] := ... I'd like to create a list of n pure functions ...
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2answers
207 views

Simplifying vector expressions

I have some code that calculates Jacobians, but the results contain terms that should simplify or cancel out, but I'm not sure how to achieve this. My code looks like ...
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1answer
112 views

Zoom settings other than 50% 75% 100%, [duplicate]

Is it possible to choose a zoom setting other than what's provided at the bottom of each Notebook window (50%, 75%, 100%, 125%, 150%, 200%, 300%)?
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1answer
281 views

Where can I find a good tutorial for stochastic modeling using Mathematica?

I am a newbie in Mathematica and I aim to use Mathematica mostly for stochastic modeling (to develop and analyze models in evolutionary biology). Note that I am not necessarily a great mathematician ...
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1answer
60 views

How to increase the font size in PlotMakers

When I use PlotMarkers -> {\[FilledCircle], 40} in ListPlot I get something like this: How can I increase the font size of ...
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1answer
182 views

What is the PDF of a variable where a parameter is itself a random variable?

Question How do we analyze in Mathematica cases where a parameter in a Probability Density Function (PDF) varies according to another PDF? Consider the following example... Example The text below ...
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301 views

Change the colour scheme in DensityPlots to make the zero white

We are trying to plot a density plot using the TemperetarueMap colour scheme. However, we don't seem to be able to make the white colour correspond to the value zero of the function we are plotting. ...
2
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3answers
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Partial fraction decomposition of $1/(e^x-1)$

This link has discussion on finding partial fraction decomposition of $1/(e^x-1)$, so I experimented with Mathematica to see if M can do it, but looks like not. Similar is the case with one more CAS I ...
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Image processing: Floor plan - detecting rooms' borders (area) and room names' texts

Here is a simple building floor plan. I would like to derive the rooms as (rectangular) components and the names of the rooms. This is very common representation of building floor plans. The ...
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1answer
51 views

simplifying the range of two definite integrals

Today, I tried to obtain the solution of the following equation, sol = DSolve[ {m v'[t] + \[Gamma] v[t] == \[Xi][t] , v[0] == v0}, v[t], t] The solution, of ...
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334 views

Uniform distribution on unit circle

I need a uniform distribution on the unit circle (x; y) : x^2 + y^2 <= 1 with the density f(x) = (2/Pi) Sqrt[1-x^2] ...
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Preventing notebook cells from being broken across two pages when printing

Sometimes I create a number of plots together, e.g. by GraphicsGrid[]. If it happens that I have to print the notebook, very often the cell is broken, half on one ...
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NMinimize: Problem with constraints + Simultaneous minimization possible?

Introduction Dear all, I am fairly new to Mathematica. Recently I am trying to do the following: I have a function $$\textrm{hann}[t,t_g,n_m]=\sum\limits_{n=1}^{n_m}a_n\left[1-\cos\left(\frac{2\pi ...
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1answer
508 views

Automatically wrap abritrary-length text in graphics

Question: How to insert Styled text of unknown style and length into a graphics and have it wrap at a Scaled width? Attempt: I ...
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126 views

Conditional combining of nested lists

I have two nested lists like those {{a,A},{b,B},{c,C}...{z,Z}} {{a,1},{c,2}...{t,12}}. I want to combine them to get a new list that looks like this ...
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Mathematica Bifurcation

Continuing with the same question I have posted earlier I would like to find the equation of the stable fixed point curve using my graph, i.e. from the curve somehow find the equation for $x=f(x)$. I ...
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1answer
325 views

How to find all roots of a complex number [duplicate]

Finding all roots, and I know there are four f them, of this (1 - i)^(1/4) Not only real, but imaginary as well
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680 views

Change string date/time to be understandable for mathematica

I'm trying to convert a string of a data and time to be understandable for mathematica (I want to make time related plots). However, I can get my head around how to do this. For example: ...
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1answer
274 views

NDSolveValue with a multiple variable equation

I'm trying to plot this equation of motion for a pendulum with a periodically applied torque for 20 cycles, where b, m, L, g are given constant values. ...
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Change Temporary Directory

How to change the value of $TemporaryDirectory ? I need to change it because there is not enough space on the C drive and the calculation seems to stop after a while !
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projecting a RegionProduct into 3D space

Apparently, RegionProduct should allow you to generate convolution-generated shapes. For instance, take a 1D curve and a sphere, and the region product I would ...
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751 views

Animating transition between all graph representations obtained from curated data

Pappus graph is one of many graphs whose various data is contained within Mathematica. Mathematica typically keeps several ways of representing such graphs: ...
3
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3answers
385 views

Higher-order, nonlinear differential equation with Initial Values

I tried to solve for an non-Hookean spring's motion, but the output from Mathematica is weird. It seems that there is inverse functions involved. ...
3
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202 views

Is 450 lines of code in one block too much?

I'm using Manipulate to play around with some graphs (up to 6 vertices). Users can work with one graph or find the union/intersection/difference between two graphs. The user can display the graph ...
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91 views

Graph: PropertyValue changes and Dynamic

I almost never work with Graph in Mathematica but lately I helped someone with it. For this, I tried to make an animation using ...
2
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1answer
78 views

Create a ProbabilityDistribution

I am trying to wrap my head around the function ProbabilityDistribution. For training purpose, I'd like to recreate the binomial distribution (without using it) so that the two code lines return the ...
3
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1answer
49 views

Conditional replacement of all occurrences of a variable?

I know there is functionality in Mathematica to perform replacements like: x[a] d[a,b]/.y_[z_] d[z_,p_]->y[p] Which naturally gives ...
2
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1answer
183 views

Function of a random variable

Here is a probability density function (PDF) pdfq[q_] = C q^(4 n ν - 1) (1 - q)^(4 n μ - 1) $$P_q(Q=q) = C q^{4 n\nu - 1} (1 - q)^{4 n \mu - 1}$$ I'd like to ...
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Solving an equation for rational modulus 1

I want to solve an system of equations of the form $$\prod_{i=1}^n x_i^{M_{i,k}}=1 \qquad k=1,\ldots,n$$ with complex $x_i$ with constraint $|x_i|=1$ and $M_{i,k}$ integers. This is basically a ...
14
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1answer
402 views

What is the right place for user-defined init.m?

What is the right folder to put a file init.m which will be run after all other init.m files applied by the various components of Mathematica have done their job? ...
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Generate a sequence of names such as a1, a2, a3 [duplicate]

How do I generate the sequency {disp1, disp2, disp3, ...}? I tried the following but it didn't give me what I expected: ...
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99 views

Removing spurious parenthesis in `TraditionalForm`

I don't understand the following behavior (in v 9.0.1) of TraditionalForm regarding insertion of parenthesis. Let us start with the a definition for ...
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91 views

Can NIntegrate be used with the Levin method in several dimensions?

I've got some data in the form of an interpolating function. It's a function of three variables, $\rho(x,y,z)$. I'd basically like to integrate this with some phase over a cube of known size, like $$ ...
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395 views

Why doesn't FullSimplify simplify expressions with DiracDelta?

I want to simplify a complicated expression with some Dirac delta distributions, but FullSimplify does not do what I want. Specifically, I want ...
9
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366 views

Operate over list of pure functions

I have list of pure functions (All functions are InterpolatingFunction) i.e {{a, b}, {c, d}, {e, f}, ...} and I would like ...

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