Function sparse #

Create a Sparse Matrix. The function creates a new math.type.Matrix object from an Array. A Matrix has utility functions to manipulate the data in the matrix, like getting the size and getting or setting values in the matrix.

Syntax #

math.sparse()               // creates an empty sparse matrix.
math.sparse(data)           // creates a sparse matrix with initial data.
math.sparse(data, 'number') // creates a sparse matrix with initial data, number datatype.

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
data Array | Matrix A two dimensional array

Returns #

Type Description
Matrix The created matrix

Examples #

let m = math.sparse([[1, 2], [3, 4]])
m.size()                        // Array [2, 2]
m.resize([3, 2], 5)
m.valueOf()                     // Array [[1, 2], [3, 4], [5, 5]]
m.get([1, 0])                    // number 3

See also #

bignumber, boolean, complex, index, number, string, unit, matrix

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