[Numpy-discussion] Variable in an array name?
zachary.pincus at yale.edu
Wed Jan 12 11:05:58 EST 2011
> Thank you very much for the prompt response. I have already done
> what you
> have suggested, but there are a few cases where I do need to have an
> named with a variable (looping through large numbers of unrelated
> files and
> calculations that need to be dumped into different analyses). It
> would be
> extraordinarily helpful if someone could post a solution to this
> regardless of inefficiency of the method. Thanks a ton for any
You could store arrays associated with string names, or other
identifiers, (as opposed to integer indices) in a python dict.
Global and local namespaces are also just dicts that you can grab with
globals() and locals(), if you really want to look up variable names
algorithmically, but I promise you that this is really not what you
want to be doing.
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