[R] Remove cases with -Inf from a data frame
Bert Gunter
bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sat Feb 16 17:25:06 CET 2019
Many ways. I assume you know that Inf and -Inf are (special) numeric values
that can be treated like other numerics. i.e.
> 1 == - Inf
[1] FALSE
So straightforward indexing (selection) would do it.
But there is also ?is.infinite and ?is.finite, so
apply(yourdat, 1, function(x)all(is.finite(x)))
would produce the index vector to keep rows with only finite values
assuming yourdat contains only numeric data. If this is not the case, just
select the numeric columns to index on, i.e.
apply(yourdat[sapply(yourdat,is.numeric)], 1, function(x) all(is.finite(x)))
One possible problem here is handling of NA's:
is.finite(c(-Inf,NA))
[1] FALSE FALSE
... so rows containing NA's but no -Inf's would also get removed. If you
wish to keep rows with NA's but no -Inf's, then
function(x)(is.finite(x) | is.na(x) )
could be used.
Cheers,
Bert
Bert Gunter
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On Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 7:07 AM AbouEl-Makarim Aboueissa <
abouelmakarim1962 using gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All: good morning
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>
> I have a log-transformed data frame with some *-Inf* data values.
>
> *my question: *how to remove all rows with *-Inf* data value from that data
> frame?
>
>
> with many thanks
> abou
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> *AbouEl-Makarim Aboueissa, PhD*
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> *Professor, Statistics and Data Science*
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