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Testing the accuracy of numerically computed derivatives - alternative method

So I have asked this question earlier today: Testing the accuracy of numerically computed derivatives, This method works well for DifferenceOrder methods but upon reading https://reference.wolfram....
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Testing the accuracy of numerically computed derivatives

I am calculating approximate derivatives by using NDSolve`FiniteDifferenceDerivative, so this works: ...
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How to find the Maximal Absolute Error?

I found this fit but I do not understand how to find the maximal absolute error nor do I understand what it is really. I do not see what it is I would compare, would it be ...
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Propagation of errors direct calculation

hoping this is not straight a duplicated from another post, I'm writing you because I have a big confusion about propagation of errors and the best way to calculate it in Mathematica. First of all, ...
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Properly defining and plotting a function that requires `NSolve`

I want to defined a function that solves some equation numerically: ...
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Error of a function containing complex numbers

Please, what is the statistical error formula of the function f (uncertainty) by Mathematica code: a=x+I y ; b=u+I v; f=Abs[a]^2+Abs[b]^2;
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How to get an absolute value of Around?

Around is a useful feature of Mathematica 12 to work with uncertain data. x = Around[-1, {0.5, 1.5}] $-1.0^{+1.5}_{-0.5}$ ...
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How do the Around and AroundReplace commands work with the complexes?

Let us consider s = Around[1, 0.2] + I*Around[2, 0.3] Around[ Complex[1., 2.], 0.36055512754639896`] What does it mean? The documentation to the Around ...
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How does the Around command at zero work?

I enter: Around[0,0.5]^2 and I get 0. This is a bit strange. Around[0,0.5] is supposed to represent numbers between -0.5 and 0.5. So by my estimates the square ...
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Estimating the uncertainty in the slope of a straight line given the uncertainty in the data points

Basically I have some datapoints on the form $(x_i,y_i)$ ...
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Error propagation with complex number [duplicate]

I have an expression of a physical observable in which some input parameters are taken. The corresponding errors of these input parameters are given. To get the error of this observable what code I ...
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Around usage results

Why is Around[10, 1]^2 +- 20 and Around[10, 1] Around[10, 1] giving 100 +- 14 ? Just curious I would suspect them to ...
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Why does Success[…][key] work and Failure[…][key] doesn't work?

I'm trying to figure out what is a quick way to add error reporting to my user defined functions. I was experimenting with Success and ...
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Error plotting in 2D

I have some data: along Y axis: 5.86*10^(-8),2.56*10^(-8),3.21*10^(-8) with error 0.58, 0.25 and 0.32 respectively. along X axis: there are some range corresponding each value of Y axis such as: 0.1-...
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error bar plotting with some range

In the following pic I want to show the error bar plotting with some given data: Y axis: 5.86*10^(-8) with error .58*10^(-8) and X axis: 0.1 to 2 (that means there is a range), 2.56*10^(-8) with error ...
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Error propagation in finding full width at half maximum

I have an equation given by: ...
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How to use “Chop” kind of operation on whole mathematica file

In an array of steps including logarithms and integrations, I am finding the problem of small imaginary parts of some o/p's which are complicating/inhibiting the further steps. I found that "Chop" ...
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Propagate error through `FindFit`

I have several sampled points $(x_i, y_i)$ with mutually independent error on the y coordinate $\sigma_{y_i}$. For simplicity, I'm assuming no error in the x coordinates ($\sigma_{x_i} \ll \sigma_{...
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Determining the intersection of two functions with errors on parameters

Let's assume I want to calculate the intersection points of two functions $f(x)$ and $g(x)$. That is simple enough, I define my functions, e.g. like so and use Solve...
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Error and uncertainty propagation: Is using Precision/Accuracy a sound strategy?

Questions What are the available resources to deal with experimental error and uncertainty propagation in Mathematica? Given that Mathematica already uses linearized model of error propagation on ...
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Error propagation with NDSolve and periodic boundary conditions

I'm trying to solve the problem of heat conduction through soil with periodic temperature variations on the surface. For now I'm working with a 1D model but I see that the solution doesn't work, it ...
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Error propagation code

I have a code for error propagation :- ...
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Create an adaptive amount of local variables for error propagation

I intend to write a function which calculates the result and the error for any formula with any amount of variables using the Gauß Error Propagation. The error $\mathrm{d}R$ for a function $A(a,b,c)$ ...