[Numpy-discussion] Vector magnitude?

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Wed Sep 5 12:21:05 CDT 2007


2007/9/5, Robert Dailey <rcdailey@gmail.com>:
>
> Hi,
>
> I have two questions:
>
> 1) Is there any way in numpy to represent vectors? Currently I'm using
> 'array' for vectors.



A vector is an array with one dimension, it's OK. You could use a matrix of
dimension 1xn or nx1 as well.


2) Is there a way to calculate the magnitude (length) of a vector in numpy?


Yes, len(a)

Matthieu
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