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Interpolating 2D data with missing values

I have a list (21 x 21) containing values. I want to eliminate slots containing zeros by interpolating the nearest values and overwriting the zeros. How do I use the Mathematica's ...
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1answer
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Mathematica equation tagging [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the equivalent of the $\LaTeX$ \tag{} in Mathematica? This seems like an obvious question yet I cannot find any answer to it. I am using Mathematica 8 and ...
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740 views

1D Random Walk variant

I am making a notebook that is a variation to the traditional 1d random walk problem. The normal 1D random walk can be simulated easily by ...
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1answer
570 views

Random number generation with specific distribution

I am writing a program for solving the shortest path in travelling salesman problem, with a twist that there are multiple salesmen who partition the cities among themselves, thus creating two part ...
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3answers
422 views

Thick polygons in Graphics3D [duplicate]

I have a polygon that I want to thicken with thickness h. How do I do this? FaceForm is evil and says: The directive ...
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balanced Shortest[] and string-patterns

The pattern Shortest["A"~~__~~"B"] is oriented : It assumes the text is read from left to right and it takes the text between the first "A" and the next "B". Any ...
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1answer
223 views

How to create a “standard” CDF programmatically?

How can I programmatically create a CDF which is similar to the CDFs created by File -> CDF Export -> Standalone...? ...
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1answer
1k views

Drawing a graph with specified edge lengths

I was wondering if it was possible to ask Mathematica to draw a graph provided some set of vertices: $(v_1, ..., v_N) \in V$ connected by $M$ edges $(e_1, ..., e_M) \in E$, where the length of each ...
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1answer
320 views

Overloading second argument of CountryData

For convenience I'm trying to add an extra property to CountryData ...
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1answer
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How to install the Wolfram Workbench plugin into Eclipse Kepler?

Trying to install the Wolfram Workbench plugin into Ecplipse Juno fails. How is it possible to install in into Eclipse Kepler ?
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How can you profile compiled code?

Is it possible to profile compiled code? I am using Workbench 2.0 and the Profile[] command but I do not get a profile of my compiled function. I apologize if the answer is readily available but I ...
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How can I connect Mathematica to Clojure?

I'm using Clojure and I'd really love to be able to use some of Mathematica's functions inside it. Can anyone help with mathlinking it?
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1answer
442 views

How can I find a particular character in an image that has many similar Chinese characters? [duplicate]

The Chinese characters "竟" and "竞" are very similar in their appearance. I am trying to find "竟" in the following picture. I tried use TextRecognize but it ...
4
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2answers
114 views

Pattern match any member of a Context

Let's say I have four functions: x, y, X`x, and X`y. ...
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1answer
1k views

How to extract metadata from an image of a business card?

I'm trying to digitize some documents, and I came across a very cool app called camscanner app which performs parallax transform and ocr very nicely, now I'm implementing it in mathematica... Given ...
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What are Controlling and Computing Processes?

My wolfram user portal claims that I have 2 controlling processes and 8 computing processes. Mousing over the question mark gives me some information, but I still don't fully understand what this ...
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Problem with high parameter values in ParametricPlot

I tried to plot the following function as a Parametric Plot. When I include values for w up to 1 the plot looks fine, but I need this plot for values up to 100 or 1000. ...
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1answer
532 views

Boundary Value Problem

I have to solve this boundary value problem: $$\frac{\mathrm{d}e_{3x}}{\mathrm{d}l}=(M_0+F_{0z}x-F_{0x}z)e_{3z}$$ $$\frac{\mathrm{d}e_{3z}}{\mathrm{d}l}=-(M_0+F_{0z}x-F_{0x}z)e_{3x}$$ ...
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Seemingly simple optimization problem is slow

I'm trying to generate a demand curve numerically, given a utility function. The function for the demand is defined like so: ...
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A triple sum related question

I'm trying to compute the triple sum Sum[1/(i! j! k! ), {i, 1, Infinity}, {j, i + 1, Infinity}, {k, j + 1, Infinity}] but Mathematica doesn't return any value. ...
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1answer
512 views

Nested Sums to multiple sum

I would like to automatically "move nested sums to the left". I mean, just take out of an expression all the summations and go from a nested Sum to a multiple sum. Something like starting with: ...
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2answers
582 views

How can I transform a list of binary digits into integers?

I want to transform a list of binary digits into integers. With the Table function, I produce four lists of binary digits of length 32. Then I tried to turn these ...
2
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1answer
584 views

define the range of Longitude from 0-360 in the World plot from CountryData

How can I change the Longitude range to 0-360 in the such plots? ...
3
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1answer
280 views

Using Hold correctly with Simplify and ComplexityFunction

It seems like Mathematica immediately evaluates the expression Sqrt@I to (-1)^(1/4). I'm trying to use ...
0
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1answer
73 views

How can I seperate specific elements from the list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question about MapThread and Dynamic I write a function name as inputFieldsList and it returns both ...
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1answer
135 views

How can I make my code simpler?

I want to find similar letters ...
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1k views

How to remove constant background from an image?

I'm not sure how to remove the paper background from this logo with v9. This is really not the same as this question, but I think similar methods apply.
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1answer
161 views

How to make MousePosition more reliable

This takes a little patience to reproduce, but I got a screenshot of it in version 9 on Mac OS X 10.7.5: With a small Graphics object, it occasionally happens that ...
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1answer
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Add noise (random values) to data

I have a data set(x,y,z) corresponding to a hemisphere, to which I want to add some controlled noise (random values) to make the x,y,z values diverge. data = Flatten[ Table[{i, j, i^2 + j^2}, {i, ...
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Plot using Manipulate or Animate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PolarPlot render oddities When I use manipulate or animate function, the result shows a non-smooth plot. How to make the manipulate or animate commands show good and ...
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186 views

Possible to batch WolframAlpha queries?

Sometimes I want some country data not available from CountryData. And issuing things like: ...
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303 views

Plotting a function, x = 1024

The function s12 = 1/(Log[2^x]*((7.537/(x^2)) + (30.148/((2 + x)^3)))) returns expected function values for ...
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1answer
236 views

Problem with dynamic MouseAppearance updating while “MouseDown”

my problem is with combining EventHandler and MouseAppearance. I want to change cursor appearance if I have primary button ...
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1answer
305 views

Solving the wave PDE using the Fourier method

I am trying to solve the wave PDE using the Fourier method and I need to animate the plots of the partial sum of order 45 -- U45(x,t) with initial conditions U45(x,t0), {t0, 0, 12, .2}. I am ...
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LayeredGraphPlot: two instances of the same label

What I'd like to do is to have the same label more than once in the plot. I.e. I do not want the edges to direct toward the first instance of that label! For example: ...
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Find all the last weekends in a year

In order to obtain the weekends of a year you'd use something like this: ...
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2answers
488 views

DatabaseLink`: MySQL query with client/server compression

I'm trying to reduce transfer time when accessing rows of a mysql table over a network, where each row has a lot of data. Is there a way to enable client-server compression when accessing a mysql ...
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Interested in knowing what substitutions were made to perform an Integrate[]? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Mathematica integrate? Mathematica can perform the following integral with apparent ease (returning very fast with the result) ...
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Removing elements from a list which appear in another list

There are two lists {a, b, c, a, d, a, e} and {a, c, a}. I need to remove those elements from the first list which appears in a second list, to get {b, d, a, e}
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3answers
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How to identify patterns in a tensor-polynomial and replace appropriate symbol?

I want to write a function tensorReplace[input] that takes a tensor polynomial in $r_i$ such as $r_i r_j r_k+r_i q_j q_k +q_i q_j q_k$ , and replaces each monomial ...
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1answer
343 views

Adding three integer sparse matrices is very slow. Adding only two is fast

Bug introduced in 9.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.0 Adding more than two sparse matrices in one step in Mathematica 9 is very slow (in fact I couldn't even wait for it to finish). Here's an example. ...
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5answers
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sliding a tangent line along a curve

I am confused by Dynamic. I am trying to slide a tangent line along a curve, without using DynamicModule, so that I can include ...
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0answers
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How can I solve this PDE with initial conditions?

I wish to solve the following second order partial differential equation $$u_{tt}=c^2 u_{xx}$$ with the initial conditions $$u(x,0)=e^x,\quad u_t(x,0)=\sin x$$ In Mathematica, I evaluated the ...
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2answers
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Plotting the frequency spectrum of a data series using Fourier

testData = Table[N@Sin[500 x], {x, 0, 100}]; ListLinePlot[Abs[Fourier[testData]], PlotRange -> Full] Gives me Which I do not expect because the Fourier ...
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How to interpret the FullForm of a SparseArray?

SparseArrays are atomic objects, but they do have a FullForm which reveals information about them. What is the meaning of the ...
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4answers
924 views

Efficient circular buffer?

I wish to create an efficient circular buffer. That is, I wish to keep a fixed length list while appending a new value and dropping the oldest, repeatedly. As we know lists in Mathematica are ...
3
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1answer
122 views

In a DynamicModule, is it possible to use multiple EventHandler declarations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wrapping EventHandler by Table I am running Mathematica 7. However, I am new to using Dynamic, ...
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3answers
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How can I efficiently enter multiple instances of data?

I would like to plot the normal distribution for a population of human heights. My question is how can I input multiple frequencies for the same variable, without writing them out one by one. e.g. I ...
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1answer
135 views

Error in setting matrix elements [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Set parts of indexed lists? For better organization of my code, sometime I use data objects in the form: ...

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