Re: Function to handle array with variable _number_ of dimensions?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg58525] Re: Function to handle array with variable _number_ of dimensions?*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>*Date*: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 03:11:11 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <dad7t1$36$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Joe, if you want a descent answer, please try to phrase your question that it becomes sensible. You have 2 integer arguments, P and Q. Why is PxPx..xP an array? What does x mean? Is P an array? sincerely, Daniel Joe Christy wrote: > I'd like to write a function that takes two integer arguments, P and Q > say, and then returns a value calculated from the P x P x ... x P (Q > factors) array, whose entries depend on both P and Q. My first impulse > is to try and iterate over the array, but I don't see how to generate a > non-fixed number of iteration variables. > > Does anyone have a suggestion of a good way to do this, short of writing > a a distinct variant function for each possible value of Q? >