
Re: Define function using lists or tables
Posted:
Jul 3, 2013 6:04 PM


data = Partition[CharacterRange["a", "z"], 2];
Clear[f]
Set[f[#[[1]]], #[[2]]] & /@ data;
?f
Bob Hanlon
On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 4:58 AM, Joaquim Nogueira <jen@fct.unl.pt> wrote:
> Hello. Possibly this is a very simple question. > > Is there a way to define a function over a (BIG) list of ordered pairs? I > mean, suppose that I have a list, created using a Table command or > something like that, of the form [{a,b},{c,d},etc.] such that, after naming > it f, say, f = [{a,b},{c,d},etc.], then, afterwards, whenever there is a > command such that one needs to compute f[a] (or f[c]), the program > immediately replaces f[a] by b,and f[c] by d? > > Thank you. > >

