[Numpy-discussion] min depth to nonzero in 3d array
Stephan Hoyer
shoyer at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 13:45:59 EDT 2014
Hi Alan,
You can abuse np.argmax to calculate the first nonzero element in a
vectorized manner:
import numpy as np
A = (2 * np.random.rand(100, 50, 50)).astype(int)
Compare:
np.argmax(A != 0, axis=0)
np.array([[np.flatnonzero(A[:,i,j])[0] for j in range(50)] for i in
range(50)])
You'll also want to check for all zero arrays with np.all:
np.all(A == 0, axis=0)
Cheers,
Stephan
On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Alan G Isaac <alan.isaac at gmail.com> wrote:
> Given an array A of shape m x n x n
> (i.e., a stack of square matrices),
> I want an n x n array that gives the
> minimum "depth" to a nonzero element.
> E.g., the 0,0 element of the result is
> np.flatnonzero(A[:,0,0])[0]
> Can this be vectorized?
> (Assuming a nonzero element exists is ok,
> but dealing nicely with its absence is even better.)
>
> Thanks,
> Alan Isaac
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