[Numpy-discussion] LaTeX version of boolean indexing
Matthew Harrigan
harrigan.matthew at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 13:43:40 EDT 2018
My apologies, never write code directly in an email...
s/b:
mask = np.array([1, 0, 1], dtype=bool)
What do you mean by indicator?
On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 1:31 PM Andras Deak <deak.andris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 6:54 PM Matthew Harrigan
> <harrigan.matthew at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am documenting some code, translating the core of the algorithm to
> LaTeX. The style I have currently is very similar to the einsum syntax
> (which is awesome btw). Here is an example of some of the basic operations
> in NumPy. One part I do not know how to capture well is boolean indexing,
> ie:
> >
> > mask = np.array([1, 0, 1])
> > x = np.array([1, 2, 3])
> > y = x[mask]
>
> That is fancy indexing with an index array rather than boolean
> indexing. That's why the result is [2, 1, 2] rather than [1, 3].
> In case this is really what you need, it's the case of your indices
> originating from another sequence: `y_i = x_{m_i}` where `m_i` is your
> indexing sequence.
> For proper boolean indexing you lose the one-to-one correspondence
> between input and output (due to the size almost always changing), so
> you might not be able to formalize it this nicely with an index
> appearing in both sides. But something with an indicator might work...
>
> András
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