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Re: How to multiply 2 sequences ?

Subject: Re: How to multiply 2 sequences ?
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 14:57:40 +0000
Re:  How to multiply 2 sequences ?
On 07/11/2007, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > It seems that you are trying to obtain the scalar product of
> > two vectors:
> >
> > X = {x1, x2, ... , xn}
> >
> > Y = {y1, y2, ... , yn}
> >
> > X.Y = x1.y1 + x2.y2 + ... + xn.yn
> >
> If that is indeed the requirement (and I wasn't able to work it out from the
> posting) then it can be done in XPath 2.0 (without any help from FXSL) as
> sum(for $i in 1 to count($x) return $x[$i] * $y[$i])

My guess was for the sum of the cross product:

sum(for $a in $x, $b in $y return $a * $b)

...i guess we'll find out at some point

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/

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