How to get a set of keys with largest values?

cokofreedom at gmail.com cokofreedom at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 10:11:11 CET 2007


On Nov 12, 10:07 am, Davy <zhushe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have a dictionary with n elements, and I want to get the m(m<=n)
> keys with the largest values.
>
> For example, I have dic that includes n=4 elements, I want m=2 keys
> have the largest values)
> dic = {0:4,3:1,5:2,7:8}
> So, the the largest values are [8,4], so the keys are [7,0].
>
> Is there any fast way to implement this algorithm?
> Any suggestions are welcome!
>
> Best regards,
> Davy

Have a look at http://docs.python.org//lib/module-heapq.html




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