[Numpy-discussion] Vector magnitude?

Robert Dailey rcdailey@gmail....
Wed Sep 5 13:40:19 CDT 2007


Thanks for your response.

I was not able to find len() in the numpy documentation at the following
link:
http://www.scipy.org/doc/numpy_api_docs/namespace_index.html

Perhaps I'm looking in the wrong location?

On 9/5/07, Matthieu Brucher <matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
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> 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.
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> A vector is an array with one dimension, it's OK. You could use a matrix
> of dimension 1xn or nx1 as well.
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> 2) Is there a way to calculate the magnitude (length) of a vector in
> > numpy?
>
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> Yes, len(a)
>
> Matthieu
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