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Questions tagged [reference-request]

This tag is for requests for books, online resources, etc. that deal with the Mathematica system and its applications. This tag is also for asking references for algorithms used within Mathematica.

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StateTransformationLinearize - references?

I am impressed by StateTransformationLinearize, and I feel terribly bad for not having noticed this function before. How does it work? Does it attempt to find a $...
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GaussianMatrix algorithm details

GaussianMatrix[] supports a Method -> "Bessel" option which the documentation describes (in the Details section) as: With ...
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WTC 2018 Keynote video link [closed]

Hi does anyone here know where to find the SW's Keynote video for WTC 2018? I can find all other videos for the conference except for the main Keynote presentation by Stephen.
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Looking for examples of numerically solving coupled PDE and ODE

I am about to solve a system of coupled PDE and ODE in thermodynamics. My system is a bit complicated, so I would like to learn from some examples before coding my own system. I searched this site ...
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Some Mathematica textbooks specialized for use in (nontrivial) algebra?

So, Mathematica was constructed as a computer algebra system, but most textbooks focus on programming, mathematical problems of secondary school type or numerically-technical specialization (matrix, ...
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Mathematica Journal Article on Dependency Analysis [closed]

Does anyone here have the volume 6 issue 1 of the Mathematica Journal. I am looking for its article by David B. Wagner on Power Programming: Dependency Analysis. I can find the package file but can't ...
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How does the ImageExposureCombine function work? [closed]

Any ideas for how to find out how this function works? Combines differently exposed images of the same scene into a single image with overall good exposure. I'm writing a physics paper that ...
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Looking for introduction to equation solving [closed]

I am a beginner with Mathematica. I wanna learn how to make a program to solve a system of algebraic equations related to my master [?], so I am looking for a way to learn this in as little time as ...
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The algorithm behind InputForm for machine numbers

There are several questions on this site about implementing fast CSV/TSV export for machine numbers without loss of precision. Recently I discovered that Export ...
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Tutorials on complex analysis

Where can I find some good tutorials (notebook files) about complex analysis theory & applications using Mathematica? Currently I can only find a book by Shaw.
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how do I actually see the code on the cd version of stan wagon's mathematica in action 3rd ed? [closed]

It was pointed out in Where I can find the CD version of Stan Wagon - "Mathematica in action" 3rd ed. book? that the code for Wagon's book is available at http://extras.springer.com/2010/...
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Mathematica Beginners Help [duplicate]

I am new to Mathematica syntax and was wondering if anyone has any links to, say, a .pdf with a lot of the basic beginner commands. I am aware of the help functions in Mathematica, but it would be ...
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“Optimize” find clustering by local optimization

There is a method of clustering in Mathematica named "Optimize" which find clustering by local optimization. Here is the ref http://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/PartitioningDataIntoClusters....
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Mathematica programming: an advanced introduction by Leonid Shifrin — corrupted PDF [closed]

I wanted to use the PDF of Mathematica programming: an advanced introduction by Leonid Shifrin because I can quickly search through a PDF, and also read it off-line. Leonid Shifrin, the author, has ...
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Is there any code formatting style reference?

Is there any code formatting style reference for Wolfram Language similar to https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/ and https://google.github.io/styleguide/javaguide.html? I'm teaching some people ...
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Good Textbook on Boundary Integral Equation or Boundary Element Methods Using Mathematica

Is there a good textbook out there that treats Boundary Integral Equations or Boundary Element Methods Using Mathematica? I have scouted around a bit and could not find a good textbook that treats ...
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Good books about Mathematica? [duplicate]

I really like the book by Leonid Shifrin (http://www.mathprogramming-intro.org/). It does a great job explaining the general principles behind Mathematica's syntax. However it hasn't been updated ...
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Package to generate Braid diagrams

Are there any packages, built-in or third party, that will allow me to draw custom braids in Mathematica? The technical report linked by the question below talks about a package ...
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Conformal field theory using Mathematica

Can someone suggest some open source mathematica packages to perform computations in conformal field theories e.g, OPE expansion, finding conformal blocks etc.
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Where can I find good textbooks for Numerical Methods in Mathematica

Note: This may be an open ended question I am willing to create/ teach with the help of Mathematica in the subject of Numerical methods. This includes, linear algebra, ODE, PDE, Optimizations, Roots, ...
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Implement fractional Laplacian

What is a way to implement the Fractional Laplacian with Mathematica? How can we apply such implementation to numerically solve the problem $$(-\Delta)^su = 1 \text{ in } B_1(0), \\ u = 0 \text{ in ...
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Star-mesh transformation in Mathematica

Are there possibly mathematica modules that perform the star-mesh transform, in the context of electrical circuit theory? Given a resistor network/graph as input. More context: We start off with a ...
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LowpassFilter and LeastSquaresFilterKernel implementation

I'm in the troublesome phase to port Mathematica code into another programming language. I cannot find a proper reference on the algorithm used in the ...
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Solving systems of differential inequalities and differential equations

This question is motivated by another one I recently asked: Obstacle problem for the heat equation. It seems to me that DSolveValue does not work for ...
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Convergence of approximate solutions to obstacle problem for the heat equation

Consider the problem $$(P) \qquad \begin{cases} \min\{\partial_t u - \Delta u, u -\varphi \} = 0 & \text{ in } (0,T)\times \mathbb{R}^N \\ u(0,\cdot) = \varphi(0,\cdot) & \text{ in } \mathbb{...
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Mathematica literature [duplicate]

Before you start saying that this is duplicate, I had searched and read other similar questions, but none of them seem to have answer of my question. I am very, very good in C, C++, Matlab. I have ...
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What is the source of Mathematica's maps? How do I cite them?

I used GeoListPlot to generate a beautiful map and included it in a paper I submitted to a journal. I cited the link http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/ in my paper ...
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Good references for parallel programming in Mathematica

There are plenty of good references for all sorts of Mathematica programming: This forum is a great example for specific questions/"getting things done". Books like those by R.Maeder (esp. the now ...
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Book Recommendations About Using Mathematica in Topics like Calculus of Variation and Optimization?

I want to use effectively Mathematica about topics like Calculus of variation and Optimization. Do you know books about it? or what do you suggest me?
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Building integrators and how they compare across platforms

I'm interested in building some numerical integrators. Specifically symplectic integrators. Now, my Mathematica has been coming along, day by day, slowly but surely. Still not at a stage where I can ...
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Learn Mathematica (Wolfram) Language in one day

Currently I am trying to learn Python. Searching for relevant material I came across X in Y minutes and books with titles such as Learn Python in one day, in 24 hours, etc. Similar material exists ...
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Symbolic second variation (quadratic form matrix)

Mathematica has a calculus of variations package that can compute the first variational derivative symbolically, rather nicely. Does anyone know if there is a way to compute the quadratic form matrix ...
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Some information about PrimeQ function

In Mathematica there is a built-in function called PrimeQ which tests given input as True or ...
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PowerMod and Mersenne primes

Is the PowerMod function able to compute Mersenne numbers of large size digit numbers like M47 M48 found in this list http://www.mersenne.org/primes/ like PowerMod[a,M47,p] If not, is there any ...
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More documentation on stylesheets?

I am finding the "help" for manipulating stylesheets in Mathematica is limited. I have a found a number of helpful tips in the documentation center and StackExchange, including help with ...
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Any Colocalization measuring methods or WL functions?

[Cross-posted on the Wolfram Community.] Is anyone aware of any Wofram image-processing tutorial or documentation/example that specifically address: 1) Intensity Correlation Coefficient-Based: (e.g. ...
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Coppersmith method of small integer solutions to multivariate polynomials

In http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F3-540-68339-9_14#page-7 is presented a method for finding small solutions to multivariate polynomials. (Although here he mentions that it "is not rigorous"...
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Improving `$AssertFunction` to always tell what the assertion test resulted in

I really like this form of assertion failure: On[Assert]; Assert[1 + 1 == True]; Assert::asrttf: Assertion test 1+1==True evaluated to 2==True that is neither ...
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Is anonymous pure function a scoping construct?

In recent thread was raised the question: why anonymous pure functions Function[body] (or body &) do not rename symbols in ...
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Does Mathematica provide functionality that would be useful for computer network administration, server administration, or IT security [closed]

A friend of mine recently purchased the home edition of Mathematica 11 and was demonstrating it to me. It looks like a useful tool for fields such as AI and perhaps also for processing data. But I ...
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SymbolicC/SymbolicCUDAFunction generating C/C++ parser?

I wish to do some program transformation and analysis. Is there any package that generates SymbolicC expressions from C code? In a sense I'm looking for the ...
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Automating generation of argument error messages

You can run into messages like DistributionFitTest["kk", "TestConclusion"] ...
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Looking for a package for data on (sparse) uniform grids

I have large amounts of sparse 2d and 3d "volumetric" data, i.e. fixed data associated with positions in a uniform (integer coordinate) grid. I think of it as partial function $$f: \mathbb Z^n \to D.$...
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Resources for learning how to make SlideShows with Mathematica

I have looked at fantastic answers given here and here. My question however is a bit different, I wanted to find resources that will guide through more technical stuff that is concerned with ...
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Looking for a package for finite mappings

I am looking for a package for dealing with "mappings" $f\colon A\to B$ where $A$ and $B$ are finite subsets of the set of all possible (inert) expressions. I need operations like: Computing $f(a)$ ...
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How to use Handler functions

It seems that Internal`AddHandler or other functions related to it can be quite helpful sometimes, especially when dealing with messages and such. But the ...
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Learning Mathematica for Physics

I'm a student of physics with little to no background in programming. I have to learn Mathematica for my Physics project. As of now, I need it for doing numerical integration, numerical optimization ...
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Any manual on cell grouping management?

Recently I come back to the problem of cell grouping and performed extensive search on this site and on MathGroup archive for information on how to use the possible values of the ...
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Where can I find tutorials or examples about Internal` packages and other useful packages? [duplicate]

As an intermediate level Mathematica user, I consider one of the greatest barrier on my way to a higher level of programming is the lack of knowledge about extra packages like Internal` package or ...
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What are rules in Mathematica and what are its uses? [closed]

I'm new to Mathematica. I have been going through the official reference and came across this article on rules to which I was led by a Google search on how to ...