[Numpy-discussion] efficient way to do this?
Mon Sep 22 10:13:19 CDT 2008
On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 09:41, John Hunter <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have a an array of indices into a larger array where some condition
> is satisfied. I want to create a larger set of indices which *mark*
> all the indicies following the condition over some Nmark length
> window. In code:
> import numpy as np
> N = 1000
> Nmark = 20
> ind = np.nonzero(np.random.rand(N)<0.01)
> marked = np.zeros(N, bool)
> for i in ind:
> marked[i:i+Nmark] = True
> I am going to have to do this over many arrays, and so I want to do it
> efficiently. Is there a way to do the above more efficiently, eg w/o
> the loop.
marked[ind + np.arange(Nmark)] = True
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