[Numpy-discussion] detecting point out of bounds...

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 18:47:09 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 17:32, fred<fredmfp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Let's say I have an array (n,3) ie x, y, v, in each row.
> How can I count the number of points (x,y) that are out of bounds (xmin,
> xmax) (ymin, ymax)?
> The following is obviously wrong:
>        n = (data[:, 0]<xmin).nonzero()[0].size + \
>            (data[:, 0]>xmax).nonzero()[0].size + \
>            (data[:, 1]<ymin).nonzero()[0].size + \
>            (data[:, 1]>ymax).nonzero()[0].size
> and I don't want to use a loop to count the number of bad points,
> of course.

((data[:,0]<xmin) | (data[:,0]>xmax) | (data[:,1]<ymin) |

Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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