[Numpy-discussion] linalg.norm missing an 'axis' kwarg?!

Hans Meine meine@informatik.uni-hamburg...
Mon Feb 9 06:23:39 CST 2009


On Thursday 20 November 2008 11:54:52 Hans Meine wrote:
> On Thursday 20 November 2008 11:11:14 Hans Meine wrote:
> > I have a 2D matrix comprising a sequence of vectors, and I want to
> > compute the norm of each vector.  np.linalg.norm seems to be the best
> > bet, but it does not support axis.  Wouldn't this be a nice feature?
>
> Here's a basic implementation.  docstring + tests not updated yet, also I
> wonder whether axis should be the first argument, but that could create
> compatibility problems.

AFAICS, I never received an answer, but IMHO this should be integrated into 
NumPy.  Any objections?

Greetings,
  Hans


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