Giovanni Azua - 5 months ago 20
Scala Question

# Saddle Frame: What's the most idiomatic way to count NaN values?

I build a Scala Frame like so e.g.

``````import org.saddle._
import scala.util.Random

val rowIx = Index(0 until 200)
val colIx = Index(0 until 100)

// create example having 15% of NaNs
val nanPerc = 0.15
val nanLength = math.round(nanPerc*rowIx.length*colIx.length).toInt
val nanInd = Random.shuffle(0 until rowIx.length*colIx.length).take(nanLength)
val rawMat = mat.rand(rowIx.length, colIx.length)
// contents gives a single array in row major
val rawMatContents = rawMat.contents
nanInd foreach { i => rawMatContents.update(i, Double.NaN) }

val df = Frame(rawMat, rowIx, colIx)

// now I'd like to test that the number of NaNs is correct but
// most functions for this purpose in Frame e.g. countif exclude NaNs
df.???
``````

What's the most idiomatic (Scala, Saddle) way to count the number of NaNs?

`Frame.countif` is implemented as:

``````def countif(test: T => Boolean)(implicit ev: S2Stats): Series[CX, Int] = frame.reduce(_.countif(test))
``````

while `Vec.countif` is implemented as:

``````def countif(test: Double => Boolean): Int = r.filterFoldLeft(t => sd.notMissing(t) && test(t))(0)((a,b) => a + 1)
``````

We can use the same but remove `test` and invert the NaN check:

``````vec.filterFoldLeft(x => x.isNaN)(0)((a, b) => a + 1)
``````

To run this on a `Frame`:

``````frame.reduce(_.filterFoldLeft(x => x.isNaN)(0)((a, b) => a + 1))
``````
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