[Numpy-discussion] min() of array containing NaN

Thomas J. Duck tom.duck@dal...
Mon Aug 11 16:02:42 CDT 2008

Determining the minimum value of an array that contains NaN produces  
a surprising result:

 >>> x = numpy.array([0,1,2,numpy.nan,4,5,6])
 >>> x.min()

I expected 0.0.  Is this the intended behaviour or a bug?  I am using  
numpy 1.1.1.



Thomas J. Duck <tom.duck@dal.ca>

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