# Point¶

class Point(*args)

Real vector.

Parameters:
dimensionint, , optional

The number of components.

valuefloat, optional

The components value. Default creates a null vector.

Examples

Create a Point

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point(3, 1.0)
>>> x
class=Point name=Unnamed dimension=3 values=[1,1,1]


Get or set terms

>>> print(x[0])
1.0
>>> x[0] = 0.0
>>> print(x[0])
0.0
>>> print(x[:2])
[0,1]


Create a Point from a flat (1d) array, list or tuple

>>> import numpy as np
>>> y = ot.Point((0.0, 1.0, 2.0))
>>> y = ot.Point(range(3))
>>> y = ot.Point(np.arange(3))


and back

>>> z = np.array(y)


>>> print(x + y)
[0,2,3]
>>> print(x - y)
[0,0,-1]


Multiplication, division with a scalar

>>> print(x * 3.0)
[0,3,3]
>>> print(x / 3.0)
[0,0.333333,0.333333]


Methods

 add(*args) Append a component (in-place). at(*args) Access to an element of the collection. Reset the collection to zero dimension. dot(rhs) Compute the scalar product. find(val) Find the index of a given value. Accessor to the object's name. Accessor to the vector's dimension. Accessor to the object's id. Accessor to the object's name. Accessor to the object's shadowed id. Accessor to the vector's dimension (or size). Accessor to the object's visibility state. Test if the object is named. Test if the object has a distinguishable name. Check if the components are in decreasing order. Tell if the collection is empty. Check if the components are in increasing order. Check if the components are in nonincreasing or nondecreasing order. Check if the components are in nondecreasing order. Check if the components are in nonincreasing order. Compute the Euclidean () norm. Compute the norm. Compute the norm. Compute the squared Euclidean norm. Compute the normalized vector with respect to its Euclidean norm. Compute the normalized vector with respect to its squared Euclidean norm. resize(newSize) Change the size of the collection. select(marginalIndices) Selection from indices. setName(name) Accessor to the object's name. Accessor to the object's shadowed id. setVisibility(visible) Accessor to the object's visibility state.
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__init__(*args)

Append a component (in-place).

Parameters:
valuetype depends on the type of the collection.

The component to append.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point(2)
>>> print(x)
[0,0,1]

at(*args)

Parameters:
indexpositive int

Position of the element to access.

Returns:
elementtype depends on the type of the collection

Element of the collection at the position index.

clear()

Reset the collection to zero dimension.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point(2)
>>> x.clear()
>>> x
class=Point name=Unnamed dimension=0 values=[]

dot(rhs)

Compute the scalar product.

Parameters:
pointsequence of float

Scalar product second argument

Returns:
dotfloat

Scalar product

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> prod = x.dot([4, 5, 6])

find(val)

Find the index of a given value.

Parameters:
valcollection value type

The value to find

Returns:
indexint

The index of the first occurrence of the value, or the size of the container if not found. When several values match, only the first index is returned.

getClassName()

Accessor to the object’s name.

Returns:
class_namestr

The object class name (object.__class__.__name__).

getDimension()

Accessor to the vector’s dimension.

Returns:
nint

The number of components in the vector.

getId()

Accessor to the object’s id.

Returns:
idint

Internal unique identifier.

getName()

Accessor to the object’s name.

Returns:
namestr

The name of the object.

Accessor to the object’s shadowed id.

Returns:
idint

Internal unique identifier.

getSize()

Accessor to the vector’s dimension (or size).

Returns:
nint

The number of components in the vector.

getVisibility()

Accessor to the object’s visibility state.

Returns:
visiblebool

Visibility flag.

hasName()

Test if the object is named.

Returns:
hasNamebool

True if the name is not empty.

hasVisibleName()

Test if the object has a distinguishable name.

Returns:
hasVisibleNamebool

True if the name is not empty and not the default one.

isDecreasing()

Check if the components are in decreasing order.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([3.0, 2.0, 1.0])
>>> x.isDecreasing()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([3.0, 3.0, 1.0])
>>> x.isDecreasing()
False
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 3.0, 2.0])
>>> x.isIncreasing()
False

isEmpty()

Tell if the collection is empty.

Returns:
isEmptybool

True if there is no element in the collection.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point(2)
>>> x.isEmpty()
False
>>> x.clear()
>>> x.isEmpty()
True

isIncreasing()

Check if the components are in increasing order.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.isIncreasing()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 1.0, 3.0])
>>> x.isIncreasing()
False
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 3.0, 2.0])
>>> x.isIncreasing()
False

isMonotonic()

Check if the components are in nonincreasing or nondecreasing order.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.isMonotonic()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([2.0, 2.0, 1.0])
>>> x.isMonotonic()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 3.0, 2.0])
>>> x.isMonotonic()
False

isNonDecreasing()

Check if the components are in nondecreasing order.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.isNonDecreasing()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 1.0, 3.0])
>>> x.isNonDecreasing()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 3.0, 2.0])
>>> x.isNonDecreasing()
False

isNonIncreasing()

Check if the components are in nonincreasing order.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([3.0, 2.0, 1.0])
>>> x.isNonIncreasing()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([3.0, 3.0, 1.0])
>>> x.isNonIncreasing()
True
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 3.0, 2.0])
>>> x.isNonIncreasing()
False

norm()

Compute the Euclidean () norm.

The Euclidean () norm of a vector is defined as:

Returns:
normfloat

The vector’s Euclidean norm.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.norm()
3.741657...

norm1()

Compute the norm.

The norm of a vector is defined as:

Returns:
normfloat

The vector’s norm.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.norm1()
6.0

normInf()

Compute the norm.

The norm of a vector is defined as:

Returns:
normfloat

The vector’s norm.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.normInf()
3.0

normSquare()

Compute the squared Euclidean norm.

Returns:
normfloat

The vector’s squared Euclidean norm.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> x.normSquare()
14.0

normalize()

Compute the normalized vector with respect to its Euclidean norm.

Returns:
normalized_vectorPoint

The normalized vector with respect to its Euclidean norm.

Raises:
RuntimeErrorIf the Euclidean norm is zero.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> print(x.normalize())
[0.267261,0.534522,0.801784]

normalizeSquare()

Compute the normalized vector with respect to its squared Euclidean norm.

Returns:
normalized_vectornormalized_vectorPoint

The normalized vector with respect to its squared Euclidean norm.

Raises:
RuntimeErrorIf the squared Euclidean norm is zero.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
>>> print(x.normalizeSquare())
[0.0714286,0.285714,0.642857]

resize(newSize)

Change the size of the collection.

Parameters:
newSizepositive int

New size of the collection.

Notes

If the new size is smaller than the older one, the last elements are thrown away, else the new elements are set to the default value of the element type.

Examples

>>> import openturns as ot
>>> x = ot.Point(2, 4)
>>> print(x)
[4,4]
>>> x.resize(1)
>>> print(x)
[4]
>>> x.resize(4)
>>> print(x)
[4,0,0,0]

select(marginalIndices)

Selection from indices.

Parameters:
indicessequence of int

Indices to select

Returns:
collsequence

Sub-collection of values at the selection indices.

setName(name)

Accessor to the object’s name.

Parameters:
namestr

The name of the object.

Accessor to the object’s shadowed id.

Parameters:
idint

Internal unique identifier.

setVisibility(visible)

Accessor to the object’s visibility state.

Parameters:
visiblebool

Visibility flag.

## Examples using the class¶

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A quick start guide to the Point and Sample classes

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Estimate Wilks and empirical quantile

Estimate Wilks and empirical quantile

Estimate correlation coefficients

Estimate correlation coefficients

Compare unconditional and conditional histograms

Compare unconditional and conditional histograms

Compute SRC indices confidence intervals

Compute SRC indices confidence intervals

Fit a non parametric distribution

Fit a non parametric distribution

Kolmogorov-Smirnov : understand the statistics

Kolmogorov-Smirnov : understand the statistics

Estimate a scalar ARMA process

Estimate a scalar ARMA process

Export a field to VTK

Export a field to VTK

Create a custom covariance model

Create a custom covariance model

Draw a field

Draw a field

Trend computation

Trend computation

Over-fitting and model selection

Over-fitting and model selection

Create a polynomial chaos metamodel by integration on the cantilever beam

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Create a polynomial chaos metamodel

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Create a sparse chaos by integration

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Compute Sobol’ indices confidence intervals

Compute Sobol' indices confidence intervals

Kriging : propagate uncertainties

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Kriging : draw the likelihood

Kriging : draw the likelihood

Example of multi output Kriging on the fire satellite model

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Kriging: metamodel of the Branin-Hoo function

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Sequentially adding new points to a kriging

Sequentially adding new points to a kriging

Kriging :configure the optimization solver

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Metamodel of a field function

Metamodel of a field function

Evaluate the mean of a random vector by simulations

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Analyse the central tendency of a cantilever beam

Analyse the central tendency of a cantilever beam

Use the post-analytical importance sampling algorithm

Use the post-analytical importance sampling algorithm

Estimate a flooding probability

Estimate a flooding probability

Use the Importance Sampling algorithm

Use the Importance Sampling algorithm

Exploitation of simulation algorithm results

Exploitation of simulation algorithm results

Use the FORM algorithm in case of several design points

Use the FORM algorithm in case of several design points

Non parametric Adaptive Importance Sampling (NAIS)

Non parametric Adaptive Importance Sampling (NAIS)

Subset Sampling

Subset Sampling

Test the design point with the Strong Maximum Test

Test the design point with the Strong Maximum Test

Time variant system reliability problem

Time variant system reliability problem

Axial stressed beam : comparing different methods to estimate a probability

Axial stressed beam : comparing different methods to estimate a probability

An illustrated example of a FORM probability estimate

An illustrated example of a FORM probability estimate

Estimate Sobol indices on a field to point function

Estimate Sobol indices on a field to point function

FAST sensitivity indices

FAST sensitivity indices

Estimate Sobol’ indices for a function with multivariate output

Estimate Sobol' indices for a function with multivariate output

Use the ANCOVA indices

Use the ANCOVA indices

The HSIC sensitivity indices: the Ishigami model

The HSIC sensitivity indices: the Ishigami model

Example of sensitivity analyses on the wing weight model

Example of sensitivity analyses on the wing weight model

Create mixed deterministic and probabilistic designs of experiments

Create mixed deterministic and probabilistic designs of experiments

Create a composed function

Create a composed function

Create an aggregated function

Create an aggregated function

Create a linear combination of functions

Create a linear combination of functions

Defining Python and symbolic functions: a quick start introduction to functions

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Function manipulation

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Calibration without observed inputs

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Calibration of the deflection of a tube

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Calibration of the logistic model

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Calibration of the Chaboche mechanical model

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Calibration of the flooding model

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Sampling from an unnormalized probability density

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Linear Regression with interval-censored observations

Linear Regression with interval-censored observations

Estimate an integral

Estimate an integral

Mix/max search and sensitivity from design

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Quick start guide to optimization

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Optimization of the Rastrigin test function

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EfficientGlobalOptimization examples

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Estimate moments iteratively

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Estimate extrema iteratively

Estimate extrema iteratively

Estimate threshold exceedance iteratively

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