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Apr
19
comment How to check if a 2D point is in a polygon?
@BoLe Unfortunately, it doesn't look like the code for this one is accessible... In general, the tighter a function's integration with the kernel, the harder it is (almost impossible) to read its definitions (e.g. Pick, Cases, etc.). You can, however, read them for several other functions that are implemented in top level Mathematica. Usually all that one needs to do is to clear the attributes, read the definitions and follow the rabbit hole of internal definitions. However, instead of that, I'll recommend this answer. Prepare to be amazed :)
Apr
19
comment How to detect crosses and circles in 60x60 raster images?
@Sjo Most dictionaries (and I mean ones used in, say, Word or browsers and not OED) also have a list of common names from top X countries. I'm sure Dutch names (at least, the more common ones) are in that list. For instance, Chrome does not highlight any word in "Sjoerd de Vries" as a typo when I type it in a box, nor does it for "Heike", "Jeroen", "Johann", etc., but it does highlight "Arnoud" (less common?). Arnoud also mentioned that it uses other heuristics, so perhaps there's more to it such as using a database of common letter combinations for local match and a dictionary for global...
Apr
19
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Apr
19
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to find the global maximum of a function?
Apr
19
comment Creating Plot with varying scale
possible duplicate: mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/8245/5 (all that you need to change is to do it for the x axis instead of y)
Apr
19
comment How to detect crosses and circles in 60x60 raster images?
@SjoerdC.deVries here
Apr
18
revised How to detect crosses and circles in 60x60 raster images?
appended answer 23566 as supplemental
Apr
17
reviewed Close Making FindShortestPath a little bit sloppy
Apr
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to remove a singularity with WhenEvent
Apr
17
comment Making FindShortestPath a little bit sloppy
I think this question might be a duplicate of this one... (not sure)
Apr
17
revised Efficient Generation of Random Variates from a Copula Distribution
appended answer 20116 as supplemental
Apr
17
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Apr
17
comment How to get confidence bands of parameters from a fitting procedure?
@Vladimir You might be interested in this answer
Apr
16
reviewed Approve suggested edit on changing a symbol into a function variable
Apr
16
revised How can I find if the number of subsets for a list is very large?
deleted 155 characters in body; edited title
Apr
16
comment How can I find if the number of subsets for a list is very large?
@SimonWoods Aaah... forgot about 32 bits :) Mine's 64
Apr
16
comment How to program a F::argx message?
Thanks for the update! I'm a little busy now, but will definitely read it later in the day
Apr
16
comment How can I find if the number of subsets for a list is very large?
@Nurettinırmak A list of 4 elements with your numbers takes 136 bytes. So for all the subsets, you'll need ~144 TB and change of memory. Good luck :)
Apr
16
comment How can I find if the number of subsets for a list is very large?
That is a lot of subsets, but it definitely is a machine integer...
Apr
16
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why does Mathematica fail to series expand this simple expression?