[Numpy-discussion] Fast function application on list of 2D points?
Paulo J. S. Silva
Mon Jan 12 08:33:08 CST 2009
Why you don't create a mask to select only the points in array that
satisfies the condition on x and y coordinates. For example the code
below applies filter only to the values that have x coordinate bigger
than 0.7 and y coordinate smaller than 0.3:
mask = numpy.logical_and(points[:,0] > 0.7, points[:,1] < 0.3)
points = numpy.apply_along_axis(filter, axis = 1, arr = points[mask,:])
Em Seg, 2009-01-12 às 15:21 +0100, Eric LEBIGOT escreveu:
> What is the fastest way of applying a function on a list of 2D points? More
> specifically, I have a list of 2D points, and some do not meet some criteria
> and must be rejected. Even more specifically, the filter only lets through
> points whose x coordinate satisfies some condition, _and_ whose y coordinates
> satisfies another condition (maybe is there room for optimization, here?).
> Currently, I use
> points = numpy.apply_along_axis(filter, axis = 1, arr = points)
> but this creates a bottleneck in my program (array arr may contains 1 million
> points, for instance).
> Is there anything that could be faster?
> Any suggestion would be much appreciated!
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