[Numpy-discussion] index of minimum of array

Hugo numpy@hugo.doemaarwat...
Fri Apr 13 15:56:46 CDT 2007


Bill Baxter wrote:
> On 4/14/07, Alan Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
>>> On 4/13/07, Tommy Grav <tgrav@mac.com> wrote:
>>>> how do I find the index of the minimum value of an numpy
>>>> array?  Example a = array([1.,2.,0.4,3.]) I want the i=2
>> 
>> Just a reminder that there exist a very useful example list
>> http://www.scipy.org/Numpy_Example_List#argmin
> 
> And in addition to examples it has great "See Also" info.  I probably
> use it more for the See Also than the actual examples.  Sure enough
> See Also for min() and max() refer to argmin() and argmax().

Perhaps in this particular case it would be nice to have a See Also for 'nan'
 at argmin() and argmax(), since there is info about nanargmin and nanargmax().

Hugo


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