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Inverse transform sampling

Inverse transform sampling is a method to generate random values that follow an arbitrary distribution. For some reason this method was never implemented in any popular scientific libraries. And as I ...
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Django Rest Framework - add/remove to a list

I have a model Collection which has a many to many relation to a model Item. I want to be able to add or remove items to this collection using Django Rest Framework. Option1 - make an action: ...
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Population dynamic simulation on biological information maintenance 2

This question is the follow-up to this previous question. Background Using this simulation I investigate a system in which enzymes proliferate in cells. During the replications of enzymes, ...
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Parallelizing some model fitting code using multiprocessing

I'm trying to refactor some code for fitting parametric models that are defined symbolically using Theano. My goal is for all models to expose a common interface so that, as far as possible, they can ...
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Draw a UML-style class hierarchy of Python's Abstract Base Classes with Python, python-graphviz, and graphviz

Motivation Python's Abstract Base Classes in the collections.abc module work as mixins and also define abstract interfaces that invoke common functionality in ...
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Solving Pentomino puzzles by using Knuth's Algorithm X

I wrote a program which solves Pentomino puzzles by using Knuth's Algorithm X. My priorities were: readability, straightforwardness and brevity of the solution, so I didn't try to squeeze as much ...
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Find indices using for loop

I should estimate the effect of B fields on particle deflection using \$F=V \times B \times Force\$. I have a 2D mesh with \$n_x\$ and \$n_y\$ which show the number of points in each direction. \$B\$ ...
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Django on virtual machine - watching changes in static files and autocompiling LESS without inotify

I'm setting up a Django development environment using Vagrant to run an Ubuntu virtual machine on VirtualBox. As this is a student project run mostly be very amateur coders and I want everyone to be ...
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Fun crypto problem: Exploiting a vulnerable encryption scheme with Python

I came across a question asked here and here on the Crypto Stack Exchange site, and decided to analyze it as a kind of case study. To demonstrate the concept, I wrote a short python script depicting ...
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Let's register that Django user

Short intro So, I've been using Django for a while now and thought it would be nice to start a simple application. In an ideal World, each app must have a way of letting its users register and that's ...
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Read quantization tables from JPEG files

I'm developing an application that will hide information inside the quantization tables of JPEG files. It's called DQTsteg, if you want to know more about what I'm attempting to do. Right now I'm ...
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Flask view dependency injection

so, first of all, I've been into trying to have a simple dependency container as possible in python and with your help managed to get conceive https://github.com/dareenzo/tinydic, many thanks. Now, I ...
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Snake game in Python with tkinter

I created snake as my first program with GUI, I didn't learn OOP yet, so my program has no classes. I know that I should use comments, I am sorry. Short instruction: l - increase snake speed k - ...
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How to make my groupby and transpose operations efficient?

I have a DataFrame of size 3,745,802 rows and 30 columns. I would like to perform certain groupby and ...
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Get a movie directory, rename it and save imdb info as a webpage

I have my movie folders formatted: ~: no sub included {}: already watched nothing: sub included, ready to watch the program asks for the movie directory; extracts the name and searches IMDb for the ...
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Reading sparse matrix from binary file

I have binary files containing sparse matrices. Their format is: number of rows int length of a row int column index int value float Reading ...
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Intersection of two lists in Python

I am currently working on an algorithm, which involves finding the intersection of two lists. That is, given the following inputs [1,2,2,1],...
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OpenCV motion detection and tracking

I've been tinkering with Python and OpenCV for a while now, and thought I'd start an actual project. This is my first time making something that I'd actually consider using, and my first time posting ...
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Example of multithreading in Python3 / PyQt5 using QThread

I wanted to make a simple example of multithreading with QThread in PyQt5 / Python3. The script generates a set of QLineEdits and buttons to start and stop a set of ...
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Simple AR Tag classifier

I have been working on creating a simple AR Tag classifier, for detecting a simple AR Tag glyph. Spitting out an image that looks like this: With the red circle indicating the corner closest to the ...
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Calculating T-Test within Large Pandas Dataframes

The below code runs a t-statistic within a large dataframe (rnadf) based on masked values from another dataframe (cnvdf_maked). ...
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Improving the Flask cache decorator

In my rumblings developing flask applications I found the caching decorator. The decorator is a short and well-written piece of code, but I feel like it misses the few points bellow: It only caches ...
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Cyther: The Cross Platform Cython/Python Compiler (Take 2)

I recently posted an earlier version of this code on Code Review, and now with the given suggestions and many other improvements, I am back. I included the description of exactly what Cyther is ...
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Real-time bitcoin data feed and storage using websocket framework

I'm trying to create data feed script for real time bitcoin data for OkCoin exchange using their websocket API (documentation) and a database manager for storing. There are two channels I am ...
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Summing 2D NumPy array by multiple labels

Each element of the array is a coordinate (x, y). Each coordinate has two labels. Goal: sum the elements that have the same two labels. How can ...
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How can I simplify the Python code dealing with lot of images and multiplications?

With some basic knowledge of Python and referring a lot of sources, I have written the code below. But it takes half an hour for execution. How can I reduce the time? I read about vectorization but ...
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Python - Displaying messages in ArcPy/IDLE

I have created a wrapper for displaying messages with ArcPy and IDLE (as that is all I have available to myself due to certain circumstances) as I frequently use both to test and develop new tools. ...
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Docker-compose for task-based Flask API with Redis and rq

I am not a Docker guru or expert in Flask or Redis. However, I need to leverage these technologies. I managed to cobble something together that works and would like to submit it for review. The MWE ...
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Properly Structuring a Tkinter Application

I'm fairly new to object oriented programming and while I understand the basic concepts, I'm still having some trouble organizing my applications. I'm building a small Tkinter application as a ...
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Linny: Continued Language Development

A previous question regarding Linny exists here. After a wonderful response on my previous question regarding my developing programming language, I worked on it for a couple days, and am returning ...
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Tensorflow loop to analyze gradients derived from MRI and PET images

The code shown below takes the partial derivative of each pixel of the output fused image of a neural network with respect to input image of the neural network using tensorflow's ...
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Parsing Long Excel Report Files for Predefined Results

I work as an IT intern in a multinational and I was given a tedious task of combing through a 2500+ long multi-column excel report file in search of inactive servers. Here's a sample row from that ...
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Python gRPC shopping cart service

The .proto file is as below: ...
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Cubic spline interpolation in Python from scratch

I implemented the cubic spline interpolation explained in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spline_interpolation as a Python class. Of course, such an interpolation should exist already in some Python ...
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graphtimer v2 - Utility to plot timings

GitHub repo (MIT) Clone the repo and replace the contents of example.py with the one at the bottom and you'll have everything setup. Explanation of the code A ...
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Iterate over the solutions for minimum cost matching

I implemented this paper, more specifically the bipartite graph case in numpy. The whole code is available on github. The file munkres.py comes from scipy. Some ...
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Search for ways in OpenStreetMap extract

What does it do ? Looks in big XML files (1-3 GB) for given parameters that I need in my project, appends them to lists and finally exports both of them to the CSV files. My XML scheme I need to ...
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Measure size of repository as a function of time

In order to avoid having to make any real progress (at least for a short time), I wrote a script that measures how much progress I have made so far, instead. Specifically, this script sums up the file ...
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Nibbles/Snake game in Python

I am a total beginner at Python, so I wrote a very simple snake game using pygame to get some practice with it. I also don't have too much experience with object-oriented design. Does the code ...
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Secure Password and Passphrase Generator in Python 3

I'm aware that people have implemented password/passphrase generators before, but I still went ahead and wrote my own, which I actually use for my own passwords and/or phrases. By "secure", I mean ...
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2048 AI in Python 3

I am working on an 2048 AI and this is my code so far. In the game 2048 you have a 4x4 grid in that some random so named tiles spawn. Each tile has a number. The lowest number is 2. By using the left,...
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Comparing same-size files and reporting on the differences byte-by-byte

I created a small Python utility to analyze multiple same-size files and report on the difference byte-by-byte (i.e. Hamming distance, not Levenshtein distance.) I am planning to extend the ...
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Asyncio HTTP Request Queue

I wrote a simple sitemap.xml checker using asyncio and aiohttp. I followed the documentation demonstrating the producer/consumer pattern. However, I noticed that as the URLs scale larger, it seems to ...
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Sorting software version list using Python 2.7 (no modules)

I am participating in a challenge and one of the challenges was to write a script to sort a list of software versions (ex: 1.0, 1.3.2, 12, 1.3.0). Here is the my solution: ...
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Codewars: N-dimensional Von Neumann Neighborhood in a matrix

Task: For creating this challenge on Codewars I need a very performant function that calculates Von Neumann Neighborhood in a N-dimensional array. This function will be called about 2000 times The ...
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Python program to transform an Excel document, with some parsing

I wrote this to parse through an Excel doc, extract desired columns, parse certain cells and output another formatted Excel doc. This is the original Excel doc I have condensed most of the columns ...
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“Backend” of custom app made for editing Google Spreadsheet file

I've been learning some basics of python for few moths now. My friend, who works as salesman at company which sells hookahs, asked me if a could write a simple app which would help him maintain a ...
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Game involving catching falling items

This is my first game. Everything in the game was created by me during this week - from assets, music and, of course, code. As I am new to Python I have wondered if the design template for this game ...
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Parsing different categories using scrapy from a webpage

I've written a script in python scrapy to parse different "model", "country" and "year" of various bikes from a webpage. There are several subcategories to track to reach the target page to scrape the ...
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(Python) Use IMAP lib to download attachments and email details

This is my first approach to programming in Python, so I hope you will "destroy" my coding! Idea is to use SSL connection to my mailbox and use IMAP to download attachments from emails with ...