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# Questions tagged [interpolation]

Questions on the interpolation functions in Mathematica (Interpolation[], ListInterpolation[], FunctionInterpolation[], InterpolatingPolynomial[], etc.)

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### Interpolation on an unstructured (mostly-structured) grid in 4D+

I frequently need to perform interpolations on an unstructured grid. Mostly, with the purpose of filling grid holes and then later continue with regular grid interpolations. Mathematica V9 and V10 ...
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### InterpolationOrder has no effect on ListContourPlot when the data is of the form {x,y,f[x,y]}

This is related to the issue brought up here, if you want to mark it as duplicate feel free to do so, but it is slightly separate. Take two sets of data, identical except for the form, ...
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### Interpolate throughout a 3d data list without extrapolation

I have a 3D list of data for which I'd like to plot an interpolated surface. There are several ways to achieve this, but none I cannot find a method which ONLY plots the ENTIRE interpolated surface ...
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### Evaluation of Mod of InterpolatingFunction prevents discontinuity processing by Plot

While trying out @MichaelSeifert's answer to Eliminating Discontinuities When Using Mod with NDSolve and Plot for Oscillators, I came across this odd behavior. Depending on how an ...
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### Why do some uses of PropertyList crash the kernel?

Bug introduced in 10.1.0 or earlier and persisting through 12.0.0 or later A support case with the identification [CASE:4222617] was created. While looking at the question How to evaluate the "...
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### Accuracy of Chebyshev Interpolation

I have been looking at how to interpolate a function using Chebyshev polynomials. There are several good posts such as this one by Michael E2 and this one by J. M. There is also an example in the help ...
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### Plotting InterpolationFunction over Quantities

What's the proper syntax to plot Interpolation functions defined over Quantities? points = {{0, 0}, {1, 1}, {2, 3}, {3, 4}, {4, 3}, {5, 0}}; Change domain to ...
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### N[Integrate] failing to return an accurate result from an interpolated integrand

I need to N[Integrate] a function Cos[alpha*x]*f(x) between x=0 and 30 at increasing alpha-values. Here f(x) is an interpolated function derived from a set of 120 ...
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### Cubic polynomial interpolation with velocities listed rather than some points

I am trying to use the function BSplineFunction[] to create a natural cubic spline. Normally what is done is that you specify "SplineDegree -> 3" and include a list of points and it will carry out ...
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### How do I truncate an interpolating function?

I have a very large interpolating function and want access the function at one point in time. I am running out of RAM running ...
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### Parallel evaluation of RandomVariate for an InterpolatingFunction

I need to generate a lot of point according to a given distribution. I don't have an analytic form of this distribution so I am using an InterpolatingFunction of ~100 points computed numerically. I ...
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### DumpSave and precision of interpolation data

Consider the following prec = 32; x = N[Range[0, 1, 1/10], prec]; f = Interpolation[Transpose@{x, y}]; Then ...
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### Reducing a FEM 3D Interpolation Function to a 2D Interpolation Function

I'm trying to solve the heat equation in 3D using FEM and back out a slice in the xz plane. My problem is when I define a function that is a slice in the xz plane it uses the full 3D interpolation ...
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### Why does the domain of an interpolating function not match the corresponding ParametricNDSolve solution range?

Question I had believed - and mostly observed - that when I use ParametricNDSolve the obtained ParametricFunctions given as the ...
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### Interpolate a 3D surface in 3D

We have taken measurements on a cylindrical flexible item. At each of the measurement locations we have an oscillating motion which is described in terms of three orthogonal directions. The ...
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### Data Interpolation of deaths by date

I am working with an ebola dataset from Guinea, 2014:(http://currents.plos.org/outbreaks/article/estimating-the-reproduction-number-of-zaire-ebolavirus-ebov-during-the-2014-outbreak-in-west-africa/). ...
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### Diagonalisation of equations for NDSolve

I have a linear matrix differential equation and I wish to speed up evaluation by diagonalising using eigenvectors. There is an example in Help for finite elements under "swinging beam" that is ...
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### Update NumericalFunction in NDSolve

I have NDSolve StateData from an NDSolve ...
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### How to make 3D object smooth?

This thread considers mathematical methods here to make the 3D object smooth but this question consider how to achieve the goal of smoothing a 3D object in Mathematica. I want to get smoother ...
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### Derivative of an interpolation function is noisy

I have a set of numerical data of 1501 points, in the form of $\{x_i,a_i\}$ which I uploaded to here and here. I need to compute the numerical derivative of this data. In particular, I need the ...
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### A problem when interpolating the data

I have some data in a form data = {{x,y,f[x,y]},...}, where f[x,y] takes only positive values. When I try to interpolate it, <...
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### Contour lines in ListContourPlot with InterpolationOrder 0

I have a dataset and would not want Mathematica to interpolate at all while plotting the contours. This is because the data contains essential binning information and the "steps" in the contour must ...
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### How to get ImageTransformation to not compute the function at *every* pixel

I am using ImageTransformation with a slow function. Is there a way to get ImageTransformation to compute the function at only a ...
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### Export to PDF: DensityPlot & AllowRasterization->False

How to get production-quality vector graphic exported from Mathematica that looks like what is plotted in Mathematica. Example code: ...
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### Speeding up a minimisation involving Numeric integral and Interpolating function

I am doing a minimisation procedure to obtain best fit parameters a,b,NN for a model involving a numeric integral and an interpolation function. The code as written ...
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### Interpolation with order All function object not given as output

I use mathematica10.4 and want to interpolate uneven data in 3 independent variable, (say r1, r2, r3). Because it is an unequally spaced data, I prefer interpolation order->All. But when I run the ...
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### Understanding the structure of an InterpolatingFunction

FunctionInterpolation[x^2, {x, 0, 9}] // InputForm returns: ...
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### Using FindMaximum on one component of a vector-valued function

I've got a physics simulation that uses NDSolve and returns a vector-valued InterpolationFunction, by which I mean that the <...
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### Smoothing ListContourPlot contours for unstructured grids. Part 2

My question is motivated by the following discussion. Smoothing ListContourPlot contours I need to generate high-quality contour plots for some property generated on a non-rectangular grid. This is ...
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### Obtaining values from interpolating functions

A similar question has been asked in the post HERE but the current question is more complicated: I have the following differential system ...
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### How to use interpolating functions in NSolve with a piecewise function?

I have a system of two non-linear differential equations that are piecewise, the solutions of which I would like to use to obtain the values of a third variable that is also piecewise. I have trouble ...
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### Absurd solution by LinearSolve

I am trying to find curve that passes through all the data points.To do this i am doing interpolation using LinearSolve. No. of equations vary from 1000 to 3000. LinearSolve gives me values of ...
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### Determining the order of continuity (smoothness) of a function

Is there any method to determine the order of continuity of a function (just like an interpolant) over a given domain, or at least determine the continuity on a given order? For example, according to ...
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### Continuous integration of a tensor function using discrete density values

Hei, I am wondering is it possible to implement continuous integration using Integrate() of a fourth order tensor with discrete density values. ...