Date: Nov 24, 2012 2:28 AM
Author: Ulrich Arndt
Subject: Re: Integer Length Count
IntegerLength will do

dat = RandomInteger[2^100, 1000000];

Sort[Tally[Map[IntegerLength, dat]], #1[[1]] > #2[[1]] &] // Timing

Ulrich

Am 23.11.2012 um 09:28 schrieb sylviehobbs@comcast.net:

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> I use a function in SAS that takes, in my case, a billion different

integers of varying length and counts the frequency of the length of

each integer by converting the digits in the integers into alpha

characters and counting the frequency of the right most position of the

alpha character.

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> I am trying to do more and more routine programming in Mathematica and

after poking around in documentation for the past 4 hours have yet to

find the parallel function in Mathematica for counting the integer

frequency length in a big data set. My family wants me to drop

everything and put the Turkey in the oven. My cat Sylvester even fell

asleep on his back in front of the refrigerator with his little legs up

in the air, so he want miss the transfer of the Turkey from the stove to

the refrigerator. OH WELL -- IT'S SHOW TIME!

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> Meanwhile, let me know any recommendations you have on a Mathematica

function that parallels the SAS Function.

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> Sylvia Hobbs

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