[Numpy-discussion] Proposal for new ufunc functionality
Tue Apr 13 15:34:38 CDT 2010
On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 17:59, Robert Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 12:45, Pauli Virtanen <email@example.com> wrote:
>> la, 2010-04-10 kello 12:23 -0500, Travis Oliphant kirjoitti:
>>> Here are my suggested additions to NumPy:
>>> ufunc methods:
>>> * reducein (array, indices, axis=0)
>>> similar to reduce-at, but the indices provide both the
>>> start and end points (rather than being fence-posts like reduceat).
>> Is the `reducein` important to have, as compared to `reduceat`?
> Yes, I think so. If there are some areas you want to ignore, that's
> difficult to do with reduceat().
And conversely overlapping areas are highly useful but completely
impossible to do with reduceat.
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