NumPy Dot Product

Numpy is a popular Python library for data science focusing on arrays, vectors, and matrices. An important application of arrays, matrices, and vectors is the dot product. This article will teach you everything you need to know to get started! The dot product behaves differently for different input arrays. Dot Product 1D array and Scalar … Read more

How to Create a Sequence of Linearly Increasing Values with Numpy Arange?

Problem: How to create a sequence of linearly increasing values? Solution: Use NumPy’s arange() function. The np.arange([start,] stop[, step]) function creates a new NumPy array with evenly-spaced integers between start (inclusive) and stop (exclusive). The step size defines the difference between subsequent values. For example, np.arange(1, 6, 2) creates the NumPy array [1, 3, 5]. … Read more

How to Sort in Python with the Lambda Function as Key Argument?

Challenge: This article shows how to sort a Python list using the key argument that takes a function object as an argument. Quick Solution: You can use the lambda function to create the function on the fly as shown in the following example: Explanation: The code uses the key argument and passes a lambda function … Read more

Matplotlib Widgets — How to Make Your Plot Interactive With Buttons

This article presents different types of widgets that can be embedded within a matplotlib figure, in order to create and personalize highly interactive plots. Exploiting the matplotlib package .widget(), it is hence possible to create personalized buttons that allows controlling different properties of the graphs that are plotted in the main window. This represents a … Read more