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Re: Map onto one column of a matrix

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  • Subject: [mg95532] Re: [mg95485] Map onto one column of a matrix
  • From: "Scot T. Martin" <smartin at deas.harvard.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 06:43:47 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200901201044.FAA16641@smc.vnet.net>

Daniel, this may be what you're after:

{#1, f[#2]} & @@@ data



On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, D. Grady wrote:

> Hi, suppose we've got a matrix
>
> data = {{a, b}, {c, d}};
>
> and we want to map a function onto just the second column, so we want
> to end up with
>
> {{a, f[b]}, {c, f[d]}}.
>
> The best way I've found to do this is with MapAt:
>
> MapAt[f, data, Table[{i, 2}, {i, Length@data}]]
>
> Is there a better way?  I keep hoping there's some notation similar to
> what's used in Part that lets you refer to a whole column with All,
> like data[[All,2]].  Thanks!
>
> -Daniel
>
>


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