[SciPy-User] Identify unique sequence data from array

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Wed Dec 22 14:27:36 CST 2010

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 3:18 PM, otrov <dejan.org@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The problem:
>>> I have 2D data sets (scipy/numpy arrays) of 10^7 to 10^8 rows, which consists of repeated sequences of one unique sequence, usually ~10^5 rows, but may differ in scale. Period is same for both columns, so there is not really difference if we consider 2D or 1D array.
>>> I want to track this data block.
>> for i in range(1, len(X)-1):
>>     if (X[i:] == X[:-i]).all():
>>         break

I don't see how this works, isn't it

(X[:i] == X[-i:]).all():

with an integer repeat, there should also be a restriction that n/i is
an int, otherwise the repeat is not possible.

if n//i != n/float(i): continue

or mod == 0


> Just look at that python beauty! Such a great language when in hand of a smart user.
> Thanks for you snippet, but unfortunately it takes forever to finish the task
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