R-beta: NaN & Inf

Guido Masarotto guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it
Wed Jul 22 14:18:01 CEST 1998

On Wed, Jul 22, 1998 at 03:52:45AM -0700, Ernesto Jardim wrote:
> Can someone explain what this words (NaN and Inf) mean ? I get then as a 
> result of some matrix operations, in the end I have a matrix without any 
> figures just this words.
  NaN=Not a Number (e.g. 0/0=NaN)
  Inf=Machine Infinity (e.g. 1/0=NaN)
  In addition, x*NaN = NaN x*Inf=[+/-]Inf NaN*Inf=NaN and so on.
  guido masarotto
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