Array Slicing

In computer programming, array slicing is an operation that extracts certain elements from an array and packages them as another array, possibly with different number of indices (or dimensions) and different index ranges. Two common examples are extracting a substring from a string of characters (e.g. "ell" from "hello"), and extracting a row (or a column) of a rectangular matrix to be used as a vector.

Depending on the programming language and context, the elements of the new array may be aliased to (i.e., share memory with) those of the original array.

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... Cilk Plus supports syntax for array slicing as an extension to C and C++ ... array_base ]* Cilk Plus slicing looks as follows A // All of vector A B // Elements 2 to 7 of vector B C // Column 5 of matrix C D // Elements 0, 2, 4 of vector D Differs from Fortran array ... Differs from Fortran array assignment semantics in that assignments are required to be either non-overlapping or perfectly overlapping, otherwise the result is undefined ...

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