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Re: Count using pattern on two different matrices


Lee,
You could try:
MapThread[If[#1[[2]]==True&&#2[[3]]==False,++i]&,{L1,L2}];

or maybe:
Scan[If[#,++i]&,MapThread[#1[[2]]==True&&#2[[3]]==False&,{L1,L2}]]


On 5/14/05, Lee Newman <leenewm at umich.edu> wrote:
> I have two matrices with an equal number of rows, but not necessarily
> columns, for example:
> 
> L1= {{True,False},{False, True},{False, False}, etc.....} ;
> L2= {{True,False,False},{True, True,True},{False, True,False}, etc.....} ;
> 
> I would like to compute a count of the number of rows in which one of
> the columns of L1 meets some criterion, and one of the columns of L2
> meets some criterion, i.e.  If L1[[row,2 ]]==False  and
> L2[[row,3]]==True  then this row contributes 1 to the count.
> 
> I suspect that there is an elegant way to do this, perhaps using Count[]
> and MapThread, but I can't figure it out other than resorting to a
> rather clumsy For or Do loop that would check line by line and maintain
> a counter.
> 
> Any help would be appreciated,
> Lee
> 
> 


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