[Numpy-discussion] initializing an array of lists

alan@ajackso... alan@ajackso...
Sat Nov 7 21:56:29 CST 2009


I want to build a 2D array of lists, and so I need to initialize the
array with empty lists :

myarray = array([[[],[],[]] ,[[],[],[]]])

Is there a clever way to do this? I could define the array

myarray = zeros( (xdim,ydim), dtype=object)
and then iterate through the elements initializing then to empty lists, but 
surely there is a better way.

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