R/util.array.R

Defines functions dimSums slice list2array

Documented in dimSums list2array slice

# CHNOSZ/util.array.R
# functions to work on multidimensional arrays
# 20100314 jmd

list2array <- function(l) {
  # turn a list of arrays (each with the same dimension) into an array,
  # which has an additional dimension with size equal to the number of initial arrays
  d <- dim(l[[1]])
  if(is.null(d)) d <- length(l[[1]])
  n <- length(l)
  # the size of each of the input arrays
  ni <- prod(d)
  # the total size of the output array
  nt <- prod(c(ni,n))
  # lapply is fast, but is just returns another list
  # and sapply (and unlist) is slow
  #arr <- sapply(l,as.numeric)
  arr <- numeric(nt)
  # enter values into the vector
  for(i in 1:n) arr[(1:ni)+(i-1)*ni] <- l[[i]]
  # turn the vector into an array with the required dimensions
  dim(arr) <- c(d,n)
  return(arr)
}

slice <- function(arr,d=NULL,i=1,value=NULL) {
  # extract/assign values from/to the ith slice(s) 
  # in the dth dimension of an array
  mydim <- dim(arr)
  nd <- length(mydim) 
  # build an expression used to index the array 20101031
  prefix <- paste(rep(",",d-1),collapse="")
  suffix <- paste(rep(",",nd-d),collapse="")
  # the ith slices of the dth dimension
  expr <- paste(prefix,deparse(i),suffix,sep="")
  # the old (maybe slower) way
  #expr <- rep("",nd)
  #expr[d] <- "i"
  #expr <- c2s(expr,sep=",")
  if(is.null(value)) {
    expr <- paste("arr[",expr,"]",sep="")
    return(eval(parse(text=expr)))
  } else {
    expr <- paste("arr[",expr,"] <- value",sep="")
    # the following performs the given operation on arr
    eval(parse(text=expr))
    return(arr)
  }
}

dimSums <- function(arr,d=1,i=NULL) {
  # sum an n-dimensional array along the dth dimension
  # using only the ith slices in that dimension
  # merged from mj/plot.R 20100314 jmd
  # e.g., if 'arr' is a matrix, the following are TRUE:
  # identical(dimSums(arr,1),colSums(arr))
  # identical(dimSums(arr,2),rowSums(arr))
  # if i is NULL we use all slices in the dth dimension
  if(is.null(i)) i <- 1:dim(arr)[d]
  # now take the sum
  for(j in 1:length(i)) {
    s <- slice(arr,d=d,i=i[j])
    if(j==1) out <- s else out <- out + s
  }
  return(out)
}

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