12 questions linked to/from Generating visually pleasing circle packs
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### In a list of Disk, how to efficiently delete Disk which are close to other Disk? [duplicate]

I want to draw pictrue like this: My code is: ...
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### Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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### How to check if a 2D point is in a polygon?

Background: I use code from An Efficient Test For A Point To Be In A Convex Polygon Wolfram Demonstration to check if a point ( mouse pointer ) is in a ( convex ) polygon. Clearly this code fails for ...
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### How to create word clouds?

Word clouds are rather useless fancy and visually appealing plots, where words are plotted with different sizes according to their frequency in a corpus. Many applications exist out there (Wordle, ...
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### Character edge finding

The following line of code finds the edge of a character: ...
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### Uniformly distributed n-dimensional probability vectors over a simplex

What's the right way to generate a random probability vector $p={p_1,\ldots,p_n} \in {(0,1)}^n$ where $\sum_i p_i=1$, uniformly distributed over the $(n-1)$-dimensional simplex? What I have is ...
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### Generate randomly sized non-overlapping disks?

I need to generate an image of $n$ randomly sized but non-overlapping blobs in a fixed rectangular region; for example, a square of 300 pixels. The blobs could be disks to keep things simple. The ...
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### Random non-overlapping disks in a square

I've found a nice code snippet by @belisarius from this question, that I'll reproduce here for reference: ...
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### How to recreate a certain word cloud

This is my current method: ...
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### Plotting random circles in a square

How can we draw 20 circles which have random radius in a specified range, with random positions. All centers must be in a square with side=10 (for example centimeter): every overlapping between any ...