[Numpy-discussion] Numpy unexpected (for me) behaviour

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jan 23 01:42:40 CST 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 01:39, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>> #This does not work
>> import numpy
>> a=numpy.zeros(10)
>> b=numpy.ones(4, numpy.int)
>> a[b] += 1
> The problem here is that you are setting a[1]  to a[1]+1.
> I think you want:
> import numpy
> a=numpy.zeros(10)
> b=numpy.ones(4, numpy.bool)
> a[b] += 1

Judging from his for loop, he does want the integer array. He's doing
something like histogramming.

Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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