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Re: Help! Delete Casses based on column

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  • Subject: [mg58345] Re: Help! Delete Casses based on column
  • From: Rolf Mertig <rolf at>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 21:56:43 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

>I need to take a large numeric matrix and remove all the rows that have a
>value less than X in column N 

Mathematica 5.1 for Linux x86 (64 bit)
Copyright 1988-2004 Wolfram Research, Inc.
 -- Motif graphics initialized --

In[1]:= !!f.m
f[m_?MatrixQ, n_Integer, threshold_?NumberQ] := Select[m, #1[[n]] > threshold 
& ];
test = Table[Random[],{5000},{5000}];
Print[Timing[r=f[test, 1234, .2];]] ;

In[1]:= <<f.m
{0.32995 Second, Null}



Rolf Mertig

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