`NORM2`

— Euclidean vector norms*Description*:- Calculates the Euclidean vector norm (L_2 norm) of
of
`ARRAY`along dimension`DIM`. *Standard*:- Fortran 2008 and later
*Class*:- Transformational function
*Syntax*:-
`RESULT = NORM2(ARRAY[, DIM])`

*Arguments*:-
`ARRAY`Shall be an array of type `REAL`

`DIM`(Optional) shall be a scalar of type `INTEGER`

with a value in the range from 1 to n, where n equals the rank of`ARRAY`. *Return value*:- The result is of the same type as
`ARRAY`.If

`DIM`is absent, a scalar with the square root of the sum of all elements in`ARRAY`squared is returned. Otherwise, an array of rank n-1, where n equals the rank of`ARRAY`, and a shape similar to that of`ARRAY`with dimension`DIM`dropped is returned. *Example*:-
PROGRAM test_sum REAL :: x(5) = [ real :: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ] print *, NORM2(x) ! = sqrt(55.) ~ 7.416 END PROGRAM