You can access data in Python® container objects, like lists and dictionaries, with index values, similar to referencing an element in a MATLAB® matrix. There are, however, ways to index into matrices which are not supported for these Python types.
|Indexing Features Not Supported in MATLAB|
Use of square brackets,
Indexing into a container type that does not inherit from
Accessing data in a container with an arbitrary array of indices. An index
must be of the form