@imin |

Index of minimum value.

Workfile or row index corresponding to the minimum of the elements of x.

Syntax: @imin(x[, s])

x: data object

s: (optional) sample string or object when x is a series or alpha and assigning to a series

Return: number

Given the order statistics representing the data ordered from low to high, we return the actual workfile or row index corresponding to

where the order statistics represent the data ordered from low to high.

For series calculations, EViews will use the current or specified workfile sample.

Examples

Let x be a series of length 5 whose elements are 1, 3, 5, 4, 2. Then

= @imin(x)

returns 1.

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