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Plot of a function which includes numerical integrals

I want to make a 3D plot of two variable i1 and b1. The dependent variable results from a pay-off function ...
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309 views

How to know form of plotted Bézier function

Simple scenario is to see the Bézier function, but how to know which polynomial approximate it? ...
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1answer
194 views

Manipulate keeps updating due to a function

Edit: This is apparently only a problem on a mac running OSX. I am trying to use the 'stretchText' function by Jens. But when I use it in manipulate, the output keeps updating without changing ...
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Better code to solve number puzzle [duplicate]

Question: (34 O 5 O 6 O 8 O 9 O 1) O 2=2008 Replace the Symbol of "O" to "+" or "-" or "*",and make the expression is true. My solution: ...
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2answers
457 views

How can I build a GraphicsGrid of arbitrary size?

This is actually a very simple scenario, in order to make simpler this question Part I. Consider the following piece of Mathematica code ...
3
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1answer
230 views

What is the correct way to use Compiled function in Table and Plot without slow down?

On V 9.01 on windows 7, all 64 bit. I am sure I am missing something simple here, but I used all the tricks of the trade that I know about, and read docs, and do not see anything that helps. Here is ...
3
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4answers
235 views

Test whether date is in a certain period

I have one table which contains time periods ("start" and "end") and a "type" for every ...
11
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1answer
251 views

Where is my memory? — LibraryLink never returns the memory

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.2.0 This is an example LibaryLink code from Mathematica documentation, which takes an integer and return an integer list: ...
3
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1answer
112 views

How to make InverseFunction work on function defined with restriction on arguments

This example works to define InverseFunction on the first argument of a function ...
2
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1answer
297 views

NMaximize and Conditional Loop

I have developed the following code that simulates a process that decays over time and then returns to its initial state periodically. When I pass a list of random integers in the interval $(1,0)$ as ...
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3answers
232 views

Displaying a small histogram overlay on a large image

I needed to overlay a small histogram onto a large image, specifically in the bottom right hand corner. However, I could not do this in an intuitive and computationally cheap fashion due to ...
13
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2answers
154 views

Is there a way to get BSplineFunction beyond MachinePrecision?

I have been using BSplineFunction (Mathematica 8) to generate a smooth representation of some data, which I might then do some further processing on. As I ...
2
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1answer
128 views

WholeCellGroupOpener and Hyperlinks

My problem is: I would like to activate WholeCellGroupOpener on a cell containing hyperlinks. But when I do that, the hyperlinks are no longer active. Is there a way to change the order of the two, so ...
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1answer
2k views

Epilog->Text placement on LogLogPlot

Hopefully this is a simple question. I'm trying to overlay some text on top of a LogLogPlot using Epilog and ...
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104 views

Making two lists which share part of its name, while its name is also an element of the list

I am stalled with the following problem: I want two lists, for example: name={1,2,3} and namec={{1,2,3},{x,y,z},name} The ...
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How can I convert a list to an expression? [duplicate]

For example, I have the following list: {x1,op1,x2,op2,x3,op3,...} And I would like to convert the list to the following expression: x1 op1 x2 op2 x3 op3 ...
2
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1answer
261 views

Inverse on a restricted domain

I have a function, whose domain is [0,1]. The function is f = Piecewise[{{Exp[-β * (-Log[#])^α], 0 < # <= 1}}, #]& with ...
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0answers
364 views

Ugly font rendering (ubuntu 12, overrides system settings)

Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 12 renders fonts very poorly. Text is readable, but it makes it very hard to concentrate on programming. Since smoothing on Ubuntu on low DPI screens isn't very good either, ...
5
votes
2answers
187 views

Split a list of pairs at points with decreasing first element

I have a list in which the first index is mostly increasing, but dips sometimes. I need to split this list in two or more lists in this way: when the first element of a pair is smaller than the ...
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2answers
358 views

How to plot results of Dsolve

I could not figure out how to get a plot of the results of my coupled differential equations. I am sure that the equations are written correctly. I tried solving a basic Lotka Volterra set of ...
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2answers
251 views

Getting a usable expression tree

I need to get the expression tree for some expression. expr //TreeForm The above grabs the expression tree but it isn't in some sort of usable format. Just an ...
2
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2answers
187 views

ListDensityPlot controlling the number of colors

Is there a way to set the number of colors used in ListDensityPlot. I am using "Rainbow" as follows: ...
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547 views

Have I found a bug in Integrate?

The following command gives 0 in Mathematica 9.0.1. ...
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320 views

Is this integration error from a misuse of Mathematica or is it my poor math skills?

I have input this: Integrate[1, f[t]*Exp[(v/V)*t]] That is $\large\int 1*d(f(t)*e^{\frac{v}{V}*t})$ I expected this output: $\large f(t)*e^{\frac{v}{V}*t} + C$ ...
2
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2answers
451 views

Collatz Tool Box — any speed ups possible?

I have created a tool box for experimenting with the Collatz conjecture. Info here: Wolfram MathWorld and here: Wikipedia The patterns I have found allow us to make the conjecture jump through some ...
2
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2answers
522 views

How to export a table of complex numbers?

I'm having problems exporting a table of complex numbers. I have: ...
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1answer
325 views

Find root of a function defined as a Module

I have a simple module like BCdet[x_, y_] := Module[ {AuxMat}, AuxMat = Mat /. {f -> x, A -> y}; Det[AuxMat] ] where ...
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6answers
627 views

How can I suppress rotation of 3D graphics?

Given a 3D image built of a combination several Graphics3D objects, is it possible to suppress rotation of the displayed image by the mouse? To be specific, here ...
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1answer
239 views
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137 views

How to keep the ctrl+shift+k help menu remain in display while typing?

In Mathematica 9, one can type ctrl+shift+k to display menu which has all the possible signatures/definitions for the function or command in question. One can ...
14
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2answers
178 views

Color Blend in BezierCurve

How can I color a BezierCurve from Red into Green just as ...
1
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1answer
202 views

Construct an infinte matrix with finite sub-matrices

How can I construct an infinite matrix with finite sub-matrices of the form A = (B0, 0, B1 0, B2, 0 0, 0, B3) where each Bi is a rectangular or a ...
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2answers
447 views

What are all the named Mathematica styles?

This question came to mind because of this answer to a recent question. Under Style, the Mathematica Documentation Center says the following about named styles. A few common named styles ...
4
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2answers
144 views

ToBoxes Respect Spaces Code

Is there a way to force either ToBoxes or MakeBoxes to respect the spacing that occurs in the code? For example is there a way ...
4
votes
1answer
438 views

Unexpected behavior: CForm converts rationals to floating numbers

One line question: How to make CForm[1/2] generate 1/2 instead of 0.5? (Thanks Nasser's ...
0
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2answers
294 views

How to change the LabelStyle only for one axis?

I want to modify the style of just one axis, but I'm stuck with something like Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 3}, LabelStyle -> Red] which of course modifies both axes. How ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

Spelling dictionary corrupted

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 9.0.1 I have a problem with the Check Spelling in Mathematica, that I quite don't understand: If I try to use the Check Spelling on any notebook, the check just ...
2
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1answer
171 views

A question about derivatives (cubics)

Given an equation: f(z) = a (x + I y)^3 + b (x + I y)^2 + c (x + i y) + d Which can be re-written as: ...
3
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1answer
269 views

plotting hypergeometric functions

Does anyone know why a plot of a hypergeometric function turns out differently in Mathematica than in Maple? The function I'm plotting between x=-30 and +30 is: ...
4
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3answers
133 views

Style changes between controls and graphics

In the following Manipulate, the style (font?) of the a changes between when it is a control label and when it is a label in the graphics. Is there a way to make ...
5
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2answers
872 views

how to change the distance between tick mark and tick label

On similar lines as Is there an option to change the space/distance between tick labels and axes labels for plots? but I would like to reduce the distance between the tick mark and the tick label that ...
5
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2answers
206 views

Passing list of options to Plot

I'm looking for a way to create a variable that I can use to hold all of the graphics directives for, say, a plot command. For example, I have 8 plots with variations on the following: ...
0
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1answer
96 views

How do I save the last graphical output of Animate so as to make it the background for the next Animate?

I am making an instructional program in which a random number appears and moves across and down into the appropriate bin, landing on top of the existing stack. Then another number appears, repeating ...
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2answers
348 views

Convert a number to a string to use in plot axes label, but keep the exponent

This seems to be a simple, but useful question. I am plotting a basic function: ...
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0answers
129 views

CDF with numerous independent manipulate objects

I have been working on my senior project that involves the creation of a CDF with multiple Manipulateexpressions. I need to protect my code so I have been trying to ...
5
votes
1answer
991 views

Importing specific elements from JSON

I'm having trouble importing JSON in the way I expect, based on my reading of the documentation. The particular issue I'm having is with importing a specific element, or list of elements. From the ...
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2answers
359 views

How can I rewrite my game without using Manipulate?

Snake Games ...
7
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1answer
152 views

Recurrences of lists

Assume we have a multi-dimensional recurrence, e.g. $\qquad\begin{align*} a_1 &= (1,2) \\ a_n &= (1,2) + a_{n-1} \quad, n>1 \end{align*}$ with the easy solution $a_n = (n,2n)$. How ...
5
votes
1answer
304 views

Why doesn't FrameTicks work with Histogram?

An example: Histogram[RandomVariate[NormalDistribution[], 1000], PlotRangePadding -> 0, Frame -> True, FrameTicks -> {{{0, 0}}, {}}] I expected this ...
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1answer
102 views

Apply N only outside a certain function

1 + f[1] // N gives 1. + f[1.] I don't want the argument of f evaluated by N; I ...

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