Questions tagged [inverse]

Questions on exact, symmetric reversal of a definition or functional mapping (i.e. the original form is returned when applied twice). Use this tag for issues on inversion of Mathematica expressions, or general inversion of math constructs.

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Plot Arc Length Parametrization

I want to plot the parametrization of the curve with respect to arc length. It is all known that we have to find the inverse of the arc length of the original function i.e. $F(t)$, and ...
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Inverse of matrix up to some order

Let $A(t,s)$ be a matrix of any size (potentially large), whose entries are polynomials functions wrt $(t,s)$ of order $N$. I would like to compute the inverse $X$ of $A$ up to the order $N$ that is $...
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Inverse Laplace transform of this complicated function

I have been solving a coupled PDE system analytically and I need to find the inverse Laplace transform of $(1)$ and get $T(x,y)$. $s$ is the Laplace domain variable and $\alpha, \beta, \gamma, T_{fi}, ...
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Strange NSolve failure [duplicate]

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InverseFunction cannot evaluate negative arguments

I have difficulty figuring out where my code fails. I want to obtain $\textbf{ry}$ which is the inverse function of rho (see below). When I input positive values for its argument, there's no problem. ...
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Issue With Example of Series Inversion

I am having a problem with the Mathematica InverseSeries command. Looking at the information page here, we have the following example; ...
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Domain specifications for InverseFunction

I have difficulty implementing on how to specify the domain that I want for ry which is the inverse function of rho. The necessary condition is that, $\textbf{ry}$ must remain $\textbf{positive}$ for ...
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Inverting series with symbolic coefficients?

I am trying to invert the series symbolically. Is this possible in Mathematica? Example 1 - Let $p = u + au^2 + bu^3$, where $a,b$ are symbolic variables. I am trying to invert the series around $u=...
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Why does the numerical inverse laplace function FT for small times give erroeous results and what is the alternative

I am trying to do the numerical laplace inverse of a very complicated transfer function, subject to a trapezoidal pulse input. For the sake of understanding, I will use a simple transfer function to ...
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Asymptotic solution of a second-order ODE containing InverseFunction

Essentially, I have a second-order differential equation given by ode below. In order to solve it, I need to obtain an asymptotic solution where $g(x)$ must vanish at infinity which will be used after ...
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Weirdness with Interpolation of data and InverseFunction

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persisting through 12.0 Something strange is happening with this list of data: ...
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Inverse of vector-valued function

Having a differentiable function $f : \mathbb{R}^2 \longrightarrow \mathbb{R}^2$ such that $\det D(f)$ (Jacobi determinant) does not vanish. How can we get the inverse function $f^{-1} : \mathbb{R}^2 \...
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Invert a series with coefficients depending on x

Let's say I have the equation: $\qquad (8x^{15}+4x^{14}+\ldots)G^9 + (3x^{3}+\ldots)G^{8} + \ldots + (5x+4)G + x = x$. $G$ is an infinite series of $x$. I want to find the first 10 coefficients of $...
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Get Inverse Function in a certain domain

I'm trying to make Mathematica giving me the inverse function of $f$ (below) when restricted to the interval $[v,1]$. Using ConditionalExpression or ...
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Inversion of a hypergeometric function

I have been trying to invert the hypergeometric function $$\rho(r)=\frac{2b}{1-q}\sqrt{1-\left(\frac br\right)^{1-q}}\,_2F_1\left(\frac{1}{2},1-\frac{1}{q-1};\frac{3}{2};1-\left(\frac br\right)^{1-q}\...
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Plotting the inverse function of a complicated function

So I have a function F[x_] = Assuming[{Element[x, Reals], -1 < x < 1}, Integrate[1/Sqrt[(x^2 - 1)^2 + alpha*x], x]] I'm now interested in the ...
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How to carry a matrix in algebric form under “set delayed”

I have a small query and a related problem regarding the working methodology of Mathematica under set delayed/Do functions. Here is a simplified version of my problem. ...
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Find inverse of a complicated function

I am looking for an analytic inverse function for ...
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Inverse matrix not computing [closed]

Hi just wondering why my Inverse of matrix will not compute? I don't believe its wrapped from //MatrixForm because I copied it by hand into a new document and it still would not work. Any ides? ...
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Fourier Transform and Inverse Fourier Transform of Lists

I am trying to compute the Fourier transform of a list, say an array of the form {{t1, y[t1]},.....{tn, y[tn]}}; apply some filters in the spectral components, and then back transform in time domain. ...
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Evaluation Control for Equation Input to NDSolve

I am trying to numerically integrate a system of equations using NDSolve and am having issues with symbolic matrix inversion taking a long time. The actual system is much more complicated, but I have ...
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InverseFunction never stops running

I have a problem finding the inverse of a function, perhaps I'm missing something.. I'd appreciate it if someone can help me out. First, I calculate an Integral of the form ...
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Inverse stochastic problem solution

I am trying to determine a probability density $p(\mu)$ such that, when $\mu$ is inputted into a forward simulation equation: $d \sim \mathcal{N}(\mu,0.1)$, I obtain a distribution on $d\sim \mathcal{...
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Inverse of Poly Log function? Asymptotic behavior of Poly Log function?

I am unable to answer important questions such as what is the inverse of PolyLog[3/2,z]? I mean can you express the solution to w = PolyLog[3/2,z] (solve for z in terms of w) in terms of functions ...
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Using LinearSolve instead of Inverse does not give a good enough precision

If I want to calculate $B^{-1}A$, then instead of using Inverse, I should in theory just be able to use LinearSolve[B,A]. Now ...
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Finding the symbolic inverse of a function

Is there a way of inverting this function to obtain $r(\rho)$? ...
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Inverting a matrix when its elements are given by difficult expressions?

I have a matrix which is composed by these elements: $$\mathcal{K}_{11} = \frac{3\alpha^{4/3}(4\mathcal{V} - \xi +6\alpha \sum_{k = 2}^n\lambda_k \tau_k^{3/2})}{4(2\mathcal{V}+\xi)^2(\mathcal{V}+\...
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Inverting a series

How do I invert the following, \[Rho]=r + b0 Sum[Pochhammer[1/2, k]/(k! ((1 - q) k - 1)), {k, 0, \[Infinity]}] + b0^(1 - q)/(2 q) r^q + O[r^(2 q - 1)] to get $r(...
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Inverting a lengthy matrix

I have a rather lengthy 10X10 matrix that I want to invert it. The matrix reads: ...
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Finding the inverse of a function

I am to solve for $r(\rho)$ given the function, ρAsymp[r_, b_, q_] := 1/(1 - q) Gamma[1/(1 - q)]/Gamma[(q - 2)/(q - 1)] r Sqrt[1 - (b/r)^(1 - q)] This can be ...
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Peculiar result of InverseHankelTransform

In using the HankelTransform and its inverse I find that the inverse does not lead to the initial input. I begin with r (the independent variable) in the denominator but end up with r0 (a constant) in ...
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Laplace transform giving incorrect result

In Mathematica: LaplaceTransform[Exp[-Exp[-t]], t, s] Out:= Gamma[s]-Gamma[s,1] But performing InverseLaplaceTransform on the ...
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Solving $\det{(A+\epsilon B)}=0$ for large, symmetric and dense $A$ and $B$

In an algorithm I am writing, I need to solve the equation $$ \det{(A+\epsilon B)} = 0, $$ for the smallest value of $\epsilon$, given large ($n$x$n$ ideally up to 150x150), dense and symmetric A ...
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Inverse of Normal Distribution CDF incorrect for large value?

I have a function F which is the CDF of the standard normal distribution. The inverse of F should be infinity at 1. However, I ...
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Inverse Fourier transformation discrepancy between Wolfram|Alpha's solution and mine [closed]

I searched for the inverse fourier transformation of $$ \mathcal{F(\omega)} = \frac{2}{(1+i\cdot \omega)^2 +4} \rightarrow i^2=-1 $$ My solution (compliant with the solution from my textbook): $$ \...
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Can I use Compile to speed up InverseCDF?

I'm repeatedly issuing the command P = InverseCDF[NormalDistribution[0, 1], T] where T is either a 36- or 64-vector of real numbers (points in the unit ...
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Numerical Inversion of an incomplete beta function expressed as gauss hypergeometric function using Mathematica

I am currently working with this hypergeometric function ${_2}F_1$, $\rho(r)=\frac{2b}{1-q}(1-(\frac{b}{r})^{1-q})^{\frac{1}{2}}{_2}F_1(\frac{1}{2},1-\frac{1}{q-1},\frac{3}{2},1-(\frac{b}{r})^{1-q})$ ...
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InverseFunction fails to invert $e^{-x/2}-e^{x/2}$

I need to invert a function. I want to isolate the x basically. By the looks of the graphic I plotted, the function seems to be invertible, however when I call <...
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Help with PseudoInverse

I am trying to (pseudo)solve a linear system $Ax=y$. I have a matrix A, and 2 vectors x and y...
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InverseFunction's domain is not the range of the function that was inverted

I wrote a function to calculate how long of a period has past when a planet traverses an angle theta from perihelion in an orbit of a given eccentricity. ...
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Solving an equation involving elliptic integral

Consider the following function: f[θ_] = Integrate[1/(Cot[θ]^2 - Sin[θ]^2)^(1/2), θ]; Now, I want to determine the value of $\theta$ for which say $f(θ)=1$. I ...
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How can we find all inverses of a multivalued function?

How can we find all inverses of a multivalued function using Mathematica? For example, if we try to find the inverse of $x^2$, Mathematica will say something like this: ...
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Evaluate the indefinite integral $\int\sin^{-1}\left(\frac{2x}{1+x^2}\right)\ dx$

Integrate $\int\sin^{-1}\frac{2x}{1+x^2}.dx$ $$\sin^{-1}\frac{2x}{1+x^2}=\begin{cases}2\tan^{-1}x&\text{ if }|x|\leq{1}\\\pi-2\tan^{-1}x&\text{ if }|x|>{1}&\text{ and }x>0\\-\pi-2\...
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Finding the inverse function of an interpolating function given by NDSolve

Consider the following solution of NDSolve ...
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Easiest way to have an approximation of binary entropy inverse

I call $H_2$ the function $H_2(x) = -x \ln(x)-(1-x) \ln(1-x)$ It is the binary entropy. I call $g(x)=H_2((1+x)/2)$ This last function is bijective on $[0;1]$. I would like to have an inverse, or ...
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Fast method for getting the inverse function of the Hypergeometric function in Mathematica

I didn't manage to obtain the inverse function for this frightening function: ...
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Mapping colours to numbers

Through this post I've learned how to make a function to map a colour gradient to an interval of numbers like ...
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How can I invert this series?

I have a series which is expanded around $x=0$: $$S=2 \sum_{n=0}^4 x^n (c_n\ln x+b_n)$$ where $ c_n=-\frac{1}{2}\left(\frac{(2n-1)!!}{2n!!}\right)^2$ and $b_n=-c_n\left(4 \ln 2+2\sum_{k=1}^n(\frac{1}...
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Inverse of a multivalued function

I try to get the inverse of a simple function like x^2,x≥0. Still, when I use InverseFunction Mathematica gives me back -(y^0.5) ...
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Is there a fast way to get the diagonal of the inverse of a banded Hermitian matrix?

Since inverting a matrix is often a bad idea, I am wondering if there is a better way to get just the diagonal of the inverse without inverting the whole thing. Note I need the whole diagonal, not the ...