@min |

Minimum value.

Finds the minimum value of the elements of x.

Syntax: @min(x[, s])

x: data object

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

Return: number or string

The minimum may be written as

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

= @min(x)

returns 1.

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