Python – Minimum element indices
Sometimes, while working with Python lists, we can have a problem in which we intend to find the position of minimum element of list. This task is easy and discussed many times. But sometimes, we can have multiple minimum elements and hence multiple minimum positions. Let’s discuss a shorthand to achieve this task in this case.
Method : Using
min() + enumerate() + list comprehension
In this method, the combination of above functions is used to perform this particular task. This is performed in two steps. In 1st, we acquire the minimum element and then access the list using list comprehension and corresponding element using enumerate and extract every element position equal to minimum element processed in step 1.
The original list : [2, 4, 6, 8, 2, 2] The Positions of minimum element : [0, 4, 5]