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Re: Import [ #, Data ]&

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  • Subject: [mg97677] Re: [mg97622] Import [ #, Data ]&
  • From: Syd Geraghty <sydgeraghty at>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 04:56:32 -0500 (EST)
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It will be fascinating to see if this result can be obtained easily  
from the forthcoming Wolfram Alpha.

Cheers ...Syd

Syd Geraghty B.Sc, M.Sc.

sydgeraghty at

Mathematica 7.0.1 for Mac OS X x86 (64 - bit) (18th February 2009)
MacOS X V 10.5.6
MacBook Pro 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo  2GB RAM

On Mar 17, 2009, at 2:59 AM, Fred Klingener wrote:

> Group,
> Over the last few days, I've spent enough time trying to manipulate
> and plot web data using brute force techniques to appreciate the
> immense power (and a few really nasty gotchas) of the way Mathematica
> handles Import[]. It seemed to be a good idea to share some of the
> ideas and maybe to reap recommendations about how it really should be
> done.
> The immediate task was to follow the evolving Iditarod Trail Sled Dog
> Race and plot the position vs. time chart for the leaders.

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