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Questions on the statistical functions of Mathematica.
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Questions on parallel computing in Mathematica.
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Questions on the color models, schemes, named colors and color functions supported by Mathematica.
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Questions on the interpolation functions in Mathematica (Interpolation[], ListInterpolation[], FunctionInterpolation[], InterpolatingPolynomial[], etc.)
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Tag for questions about bitmapped graphics, particularly those using the Image function.
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Questions about the generation and use of compiled functions using Compile.
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Questions dealing with optional named arguments of Mathematica functions.
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Questions on the functionality operating on polynomials
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Questions about random number generation and the properties of numbers so generated.
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For questions on interpreting existing error messages that you have encountered, as well as writing and managing messages, assertions and checks for your own functions.
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Version-specific issues for Mathematica 9
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Questions on assigning and unassigning definitions to names that represent them, including issues raised by context and localization. Use tag [assignment] for issues relating to Set versus SetDelayed.
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Questions about using complex numbers in Mathematica. This includes basic arithmetic, functions of complex numbers, plotting complex functions, and dealing with branch cuts.
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The art of manipulating an algebraic expression into the desired form.
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Questions on the Computable Document Format (CDF) that allows Mathematica notebooks to be embedded within media for easy viewing and manipulation. Do not use this tag for questions on cumulative distr…
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Questions about Mathematica's functional programming style, including the use of pure functions (Function[], #, &) and functions such as Map, Apply, Nest, and Through.
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For questions about defining recursive functions, recursive algorithms and solving recursive equations.
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Questions on legends, figures (usually insets) that indicate what those lines/bars/points in plots refer to, using arrangements of graphic elements and text, whether manually or using built-in functio…
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Questions on constructing graphical objects using relatively complex computations relating to the mathematical structures defining those objects. Examples include convex hulls, mathematical constructi…
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a sequence of well-defined steps that defines in abstract the solution to a problem.
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Questions on Mathematica's scoping constructs (Block, Module, With, etc.)
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Questions about performing probabilistic calculations, especially those concerned with the Mathematica commands Probability, Expectation and the various functions related to distributions such as Norm…
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the study of the visual representation of data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in some schematic form, including attributes or variables for the units of informati…
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Questions on the special mathematical functions implemented in Mathematica.
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Questions on Mathematica's ability to create "moving pictures" from its graphical output, including exporting these animations to other formats.
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How to manipulate expressions structurally, not necessarily complying with the rules of algebra.
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Questions about RAM usage, including optimizing memory use, avoiding and fixing leaks and releasing unused memory.
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Mathematical vectors, operations on vectors and vectorized programming.
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a suite of Mathematica functions that implement a protocol for the communication/interfacing of Mathematica with external programs.
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Questions relating to working with textual information: textual analysis, data mining, etc.
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Questions on the use of Mathematica in combinatorics, including the Combinatorica add-on package.
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For questions specific to Version 8 of Mathematica.
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Questions on dealing with series data and constructing power series expansions of functions.
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