NAME

PDL::Ufunc - primitive ufunc operations for pdl

DESCRIPTION

This module provides some primitive and useful functions defined using PDL::PP based on functionality of what are sometimes called ufuncs (for example NumPY and Mathematica talk about these). It collects all the functions generally used to reduce or accumulate along a dimension. These all do their job across the first dimension but by using the slicing functions you can do it on any dimension.

The PDL::Reduce module provides an alternative interface to many of the functions in this module.

SYNOPSIS

 use PDL::Ufunc;

FUNCTIONS

prodover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b())

Project via product to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the product along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = prodover($x);
 $spectrum = prodover $image->transpose

prodover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

cprodover

  Signature: (a(n); cdouble [o]b())

Project via product to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the product along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = dprodover($x);
 $spectrum = dprodover $image->transpose

Unlike prodover, the calculations are performed in complex double precision.

cprodover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

dprodover

  Signature: (a(n); double [o]b())

Project via product to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the product along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = dprodover($x);
 $spectrum = dprodover $image->transpose

Unlike "prodover", the calculations are performed in double precision.

dprodover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

cumuprodover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b(n))

Cumulative product

This function calculates the cumulative product along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

The sum is started so that the first element in the cumulative product is the first element of the parameter.

 $y = cumuprodover($x);
 $spectrum = cumuprodover $image->transpose

cumuprodover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

dcumuprodover

  Signature: (a(n); double [o]b(n))

Cumulative product

This function calculates the cumulative product along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

The sum is started so that the first element in the cumulative product is the first element of the parameter.

 $y = cumuprodover($x);
 $spectrum = cumuprodover $image->transpose

Unlike "cumuprodover", the calculations are performed in double precision.

dcumuprodover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

sumover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b())

Project via sum to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the sum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = sumover($x);
 $spectrum = sumover $image->transpose

sumover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

csumover

  Signature: (a(n); cdouble [o]b())

Project via sum to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the sum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = dsumover($x);
 $spectrum = dsumover $image->transpose

Unlike sumover, the calculations are performed in complex double precision.

csumover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

dsumover

  Signature: (a(n); double [o]b())

Project via sum to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the sum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = dsumover($x);
 $spectrum = dsumover $image->transpose

Unlike "sumover", the calculations are performed in double precision.

dsumover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

cumusumover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b(n))

Cumulative sum

This function calculates the cumulative sum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

The sum is started so that the first element in the cumulative sum is the first element of the parameter.

 $y = cumusumover($x);
 $spectrum = cumusumover $image->transpose

cumusumover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

dcumusumover

  Signature: (a(n); double [o]b(n))

Cumulative sum

This function calculates the cumulative sum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

The sum is started so that the first element in the cumulative sum is the first element of the parameter.

 $y = cumusumover($x);
 $spectrum = cumusumover $image->transpose

Unlike "cumusumover", the calculations are performed in double precision.

dcumusumover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

andover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b())

Project via and to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the and along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = andover($x);
 $spectrum = andover $image->transpose

If a() contains only bad data (and its bad flag is set), b() is set bad. Otherwise b() will have its bad flag cleared, as it will not contain any bad values.

bandover

  Signature: (a(n);  [o]b())

Project via bitwise and to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the bitwise and along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = bandover($x);
 $spectrum = bandover $image->transpose

If a() contains only bad data (and its bad flag is set), b() is set bad. Otherwise b() will have its bad flag cleared, as it will not contain any bad values.

borover

  Signature: (a(n);  [o]b())

Project via bitwise or to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the bitwise or along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = borover($x);
 $spectrum = borover $image->transpose

If a() contains only bad data (and its bad flag is set), b() is set bad. Otherwise b() will have its bad flag cleared, as it will not contain any bad values.

orover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b())

Project via or to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the or along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = orover($x);
 $spectrum = orover $image->transpose

If a() contains only bad data (and its bad flag is set), b() is set bad. Otherwise b() will have its bad flag cleared, as it will not contain any bad values.

zcover

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b())

Project via == 0 to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the == 0 along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = zcover($x);
 $spectrum = zcover $image->transpose

If a() contains only bad data (and its bad flag is set), b() is set bad. Otherwise b() will have its bad flag cleared, as it will not contain any bad values.

intover

  Signature: (a(n); float+ [o]b())

Project via integral to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the integral along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = intover($x);
 $spectrum = intover $image->transpose

Notes:

intover uses a point spacing of one (i.e., delta-h==1). You will need to scale the result to correct for the true point delta).

For n > 3, these are all O(h^4) (like Simpson's rule), but are integrals between the end points assuming the pdl gives values just at these centres: for such `functions', sumover is correct to O(h), but is the natural (and correct) choice for binned data, of course.

intover ignores the bad-value flag of the input ndarrays. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

average

  Signature: (a(n); int+ [o]b())

Project via average to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the average along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = average($x);
 $spectrum = average $image->transpose

average processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

avgover

  Synonym for average.

caverage

  Signature: (a(n); cdouble [o]b())

Project via average to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the average along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = daverage($x);
 $spectrum = daverage $image->transpose

Unlike average, the calculation is performed in complex double precision.

caverage processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

daverage

  Signature: (a(n); double [o]b())

Project via average to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the average along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = daverage($x);
 $spectrum = daverage $image->transpose

Unlike "average", the calculation is performed in double precision.

daverage processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

davgover

  Synonym for daverage.

medover

  Signature: (a(n); [o]b(); [t]tmp(n))

Project via median to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the median along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = medover($x);
 $spectrum = medover $image->transpose

medover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

oddmedover

  Signature: (a(n); [o]b(); [t]tmp(n))

Project via oddmedian to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the oddmedian along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = oddmedover($x);
 $spectrum = oddmedover $image->transpose

The median is sometimes not a good choice as if the array has an even number of elements it lies half-way between the two middle values - thus it does not always correspond to a data value. The lower-odd median is just the lower of these two values and so it ALWAYS sits on an actual data value which is useful in some circumstances.

oddmedover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

modeover

  Signature: (data(n); [o]out(); [t]sorted(n))

Project via mode to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the mode along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = modeover($x);
 $spectrum = modeover $image->transpose

The mode is the single element most frequently found in a discrete data set.

It only makes sense for integer data types, since floating-point types are demoted to integer before the mode is calculated.

modeover treats BAD the same as any other value: if BAD is the most common element, the returned value is also BAD.

modeover does not process bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

pctover

  Signature: (a(n); p(); [o]b(); [t]tmp(n))

Project via percentile to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by finding the specified percentile (p) along the 1st dimension. The specified percentile must be between 0.0 and 1.0. When the specified percentile falls between data points, the result is interpolated. Values outside the allowed range are clipped to 0.0 or 1.0 respectively. The algorithm implemented here is based on the interpolation variant described at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percentile as used by Microsoft Excel and recommended by NIST.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = pctover($x, $p);
 $spectrum = pctover $image->transpose, $p

pctover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

oddpctover

  Signature: (a(n); p(); [o]b(); [t]tmp(n))

Project via percentile to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by finding the specified percentile along the 1st dimension. The specified percentile must be between 0.0 and 1.0. When the specified percentile falls between two values, the nearest data value is the result. The algorithm implemented is from the textbook version described first at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percentile.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = oddpctover($x, $p);
 $spectrum = oddpctover $image->transpose, $p

oddpctover processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output ndarrays if the flag is set for any of the input ndarrays.

pct

Return the specified percentile of all elements in an ndarray. The specified percentile (p) must be between 0.0 and 1.0. When the specified percentile falls between data points, the result is interpolated.

 $x = pct($data, $pct);

oddpct

Return the specified percentile of all elements in an ndarray. The specified percentile must be between 0.0 and 1.0. When the specified percentile falls between two values, the nearest data value is the result.

 $x = oddpct($data, $pct);

avg

Return the average of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "average" for more information.

 $x = avg($data);

This routine handles bad values.

sum

Return the sum of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "sumover" for more information.

 $x = sum($data);

This routine handles bad values.

prod

Return the product of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "prodover" for more information.

 $x = prod($data);

This routine handles bad values.

davg

Return the average (in double precision) of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "daverage" for more information.

 $x = davg($data);

This routine handles bad values.

dsum

Return the sum (in double precision) of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "dsumover" for more information.

 $x = dsum($data);

This routine handles bad values.

dprod

Return the product (in double precision) of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "dprodover" for more information.

 $x = dprod($data);

This routine handles bad values.

zcheck

Return the check for zero of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "zcover" for more information.

 $x = zcheck($data);

This routine handles bad values.

and

Return the logical and of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "andover" for more information.

 $x = and($data);

This routine handles bad values.

band

Return the bitwise and of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "bandover" for more information.

 $x = band($data);

This routine handles bad values.

or

Return the logical or of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "orover" for more information.

 $x = or($data);

This routine handles bad values.

bor

Return the bitwise or of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "borover" for more information.

 $x = bor($data);

This routine handles bad values.

min

Return the minimum of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "minimum" for more information.

 $x = min($data);

This routine handles bad values.

max

Return the maximum of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "maximum" for more information.

 $x = max($data);

This routine handles bad values.

median

Return the median of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "medover" for more information.

 $x = median($data);

This routine handles bad values.

mode

Return the mode of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "modeover" for more information.

 $x = mode($data);

This routine handles bad values.

oddmedian

Return the oddmedian of all elements in an ndarray.

See the documentation for "oddmedover" for more information.

 $x = oddmedian($data);

This routine handles bad values.

any

Return true if any element in ndarray set

Useful in conditional expressions:

 if (any $x>15) { print "some values are greater than 15\n" }

See "or" for comments on what happens when all elements in the check are bad.

all

Return true if all elements in ndarray set

Useful in conditional expressions:

 if (all $x>15) { print "all values are greater than 15\n" }

See "and" for comments on what happens when all elements in the check are bad.

minmax

Returns a list with minimum and maximum values of an ndarray.

 ($mn, $mx) = minmax($pdl);

This routine does not thread over the dimensions of $pdl; it returns the minimum and maximum values of the whole ndarray. See "minmaximum" if this is not what is required. The two values are returned as Perl scalars similar to min/max, and therefore ignore whether the values are bad.

 pdl> $x = pdl [1,-2,3,5,0]
 pdl> ($min, $max) = minmax($x);
 pdl> p "$min $max\n";
 -2 5

qsort

  Signature: (a(n); [o]b(n))

Quicksort a vector into ascending order.

 print qsort random(10);

Bad values are moved to the end of the array:

 pdl> p $y
 [42 47 98 BAD 22 96 74 41 79 76 96 BAD 32 76 25 59 BAD 96 32 BAD]
 pdl> p qsort($y)
 [22 25 32 32 41 42 47 59 74 76 76 79 96 96 96 98 BAD BAD BAD BAD]

qsorti

  Signature: (a(n); indx [o]indx(n))

Quicksort a vector and return index of elements in ascending order.

 $ix = qsorti $x;
 print $x->index($ix); # Sorted list

Bad elements are moved to the end of the array:

 pdl> p $y
 [42 47 98 BAD 22 96 74 41 79 76 96 BAD 32 76 25 59 BAD 96 32 BAD]
 pdl> p $y->index( qsorti($y) )
 [22 25 32 32 41 42 47 59 74 76 76 79 96 96 96 98 BAD BAD BAD BAD]

qsortvec

  Signature: (a(n,m); [o]b(n,m))

Sort a list of vectors lexicographically.

The 0th dimension of the source ndarray is dimension in the vector; the 1st dimension is list order. Higher dimensions are threaded over.

 print qsortvec pdl([[1,2],[0,500],[2,3],[4,2],[3,4],[3,5]]);
 [
  [  0 500]
  [  1   2]
  [  2   3]
  [  3   4]
  [  3   5]
  [  4   2]
 ]
 

Vectors with bad components should be moved to the end of the array:

qsortveci

  Signature: (a(n,m); indx [o]indx(m))

Sort a list of vectors lexicographically, returning the indices of the sorted vectors rather than the sorted list itself.

As with qsortvec, the input PDL should be an NxM array containing M separate N-dimensional vectors. The return value is an integer M-PDL containing the M-indices of original array rows, in sorted order.

As with qsortvec, the zeroth element of the vectors runs slowest in the sorted list.

Additional dimensions are threaded over: each plane is sorted separately, so qsortveci may be thought of as a collapse operator of sorts (groan).

Vectors with bad components should be moved to the end of the array:

minimum

  Signature: (a(n); [o]c())

Project via minimum to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the minimum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = minimum($x);
 $spectrum = minimum $image->transpose

Output is set bad if all elements of the input are bad, otherwise the bad flag is cleared for the output ndarray.

Note that NaNs are considered to be valid values; see isfinite and badmask for ways of masking NaNs.

minimum_ind

  Signature: (a(n); indx [o] c())

Like minimum but returns the index rather than the value

Output is set bad if all elements of the input are bad, otherwise the bad flag is cleared for the output ndarray.

minimum_n_ind

  Signature: (a(n); indx [o]c(m))

Returns the index of m minimum elements

Not yet been converted to ignore bad values

maximum

  Signature: (a(n); [o]c())

Project via maximum to N-1 dimensions

This function reduces the dimensionality of an ndarray by one by taking the maximum along the 1st dimension.

By using xchg etc. it is possible to use any dimension.

 $y = maximum($x);
 $spectrum = maximum $image->transpose

Output is set bad if all elements of the input are bad, otherwise the bad flag is cleared for the output ndarray.

Note that NaNs are considered to be valid values; see isfinite and badmask for ways of masking NaNs.

maximum_ind

  Signature: (a(n); indx [o] c())

Like maximum but returns the index rather than the value

Output is set bad if all elements of the input are bad, otherwise the bad flag is cleared for the output ndarray.

maximum_n_ind

  Signature: (a(n); indx [o]c(m))

Returns the index of m maximum elements

Not yet been converted to ignore bad values

maxover

  Synonym for maximum.

maxover_ind

  Synonym for maximum_ind.

maxover_n_ind

  Synonym for maximum_n_ind.

minover

  Synonym for minimum.

minover_ind

  Synonym for minimum_ind.

minover_n_ind

  Synonym for minimum_n_ind

minmaximum

  Signature: (a(n); [o]cmin(); [o] cmax(); indx [o]cmin_ind(); indx [o]cmax_ind())

Find minimum and maximum and their indices for a given ndarray;

 pdl> $x=pdl [[-2,3,4],[1,0,3]]
 pdl> ($min, $max, $min_ind, $max_ind)=minmaximum($x)
 pdl> p $min, $max, $min_ind, $max_ind
 [-2 0] [4 3] [0 1] [2 2]

See also "minmax", which clumps the ndarray together.

If a() contains only bad data, then the output ndarrays will be set bad, along with their bad flag. Otherwise they will have their bad flags cleared, since they will not contain any bad values.

minmaxover

  Synonym for minmaximum.

AUTHOR

Copyright (C) Tuomas J. Lukka 1997 (lukka@husc.harvard.edu). Contributions by Christian Soeller (c.soeller@auckland.ac.nz) and Karl Glazebrook (kgb@aaoepp.aao.gov.au). All rights reserved. There is no warranty. You are allowed to redistribute this software / documentation under certain conditions. For details, see the file COPYING in the PDL distribution. If this file is separated from the PDL distribution, the copyright notice should be included in the file.