﻿ Numpy - Reverse elements of large array using For loop and Optimization

# Numpy - Reverse elements of large array using For loop and Optimization

## NumPy: Performance Optimization Exercise-20 with Solution

Write a NumPy program that creates a large NumPy array and write a function to reverse its elements using a for loop. Optimize it using NumPy's slicing operations.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

``````import numpy as np

# Generate a large 1D NumPy array with random integers
large_array = np.random.randint(1, 1000000, size=1000000)

# Function to reverse the array using a for loop
def reverse_with_loop(arr):
reversed_array = np.empty_like(arr)
for i in range(len(arr)):
reversed_array[i] = arr[len(arr) - 1 - i]
return reversed_array

# Reverse the array using the for loop method
reversed_with_loop = reverse_with_loop(large_array)

# Reverse the array using NumPy's slicing operations
reversed_with_numpy = large_array[::-1]

# Display first 10 elements of the reversed arrays to verify
print("First 10 elements of the array reversed using for loop:")
print(reversed_with_loop[:10])

print("First 10 elements of the array reversed using NumPy slicing:")
print(reversed_with_numpy[:10])
``````

Output:

```First 10 elements of the array reversed using for loop:
[283195 306928 188280 377498 738210 923196 756211 836406 578638 560676]
First 10 elements of the array reversed using NumPy slicing:
[283195 306928 188280 377498 738210 923196 756211 836406 578638 560676]
```

Explanation:

• Importing numpy: We first import the numpy library for array manipulations.
• Generating a large array: A large 1D NumPy array with random integers is generated.
• Defining the function: A function reverse_with_loop is defined to reverse the array using a for loop.
• Reversing with loop: The array is reversed using the for loop method.
• Reversing with numpy: The array is reversed using NumPy's slicing operations.
• Displaying results: The first 10 elements of the reversed arrays from both methods are printed out to verify correctness.

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