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Python | Matrix True Summation
  • Last Updated : 27 Feb, 2020

Checking a number/element by a condition is a common problem one faces and is done in almost every program. Sometimes we also require to get the totals that match the particular condition to have a distinguish which to not match for further utilization like in data Science. Lets discuss certain ways in which we can count True values in Matrix.

Method #1 : Using sum() + generator expression
This method uses the trick of adding 1 to the sum whenever the generator expression returns true. By the time list gets exhausted, summation of count of numbers matching a condition is returned.




# Python 3 code to demonstrate 
# Matrix True Summation
# using sum() + generator expression 
from itertools import chain
  
# initializing list 
test_list = [[3, False], [False, 6], [False, 9]] 
  
# printing original list 
print ("The original list is : " + str(test_list)) 
  
# using sum() + generator expression 
# Matrix True Summation
res = sum(1 for i in chain.from_iterable(test_list) if i == True
  
# printing result 
print ("The number of True elements: " + str(res)) 
Output :
The original list is : [[3, True], [True, 6], [True, 9]]
The number of True elements: 3

 

Method #2 : Using sum() + map()
map() does the task almost similar to the generator expression, difference is just the internal data structure employed by it is different hence more efficient.






# Python 3 code to demonstrate 
# Matrix True Summation
# using sum()+ map() 
from itertools import chain
  
# initializing list 
test_list = [[3, True], [True, 6], [True, 9]] 
  
# printing original list 
print ("The original list is : " + str(test_list)) 
  
# using sum()+ map() 
# Matrix True Summation
res = sum(map(lambda i: i == True, chain.from_iterable(test_list))) 
  
# printing result 
print ("The number of True elements: " + str(res)) 
Output :
The original list is : [[3, True], [True, 6], [True, 9]]
The number of True elements: 3

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