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

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Wed Aug 13 12:33:12 CDT 2008

Robert Kern wrote:
> Or we could implement the inner loop of the minimum ufunc to return
> NaN if there is a NaN. Currently it just compares the two values
> (which causes the unpredictable results since having a NaN on either
> side of the < is always False). I would be amenable to that provided
> that the C isnan() call does not cause too much slowdown in the normal
> case.

+1 -- this seems to be the only reasonable option.


Christopher Barker, Ph.D.

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