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pandas.DataFrame.expanding

DataFrame.expanding(min_periods=1, center=False, axis=0)[source]

Provides expanding transformations.

New in version 0.18.0.

Parameters:

min_periods : int, default None

Minimum number of observations in window required to have a value (otherwise result is NA).

center : boolean, default False

Set the labels at the center of the window.

axis : int or string, default 0

Returns:

a Window sub-classed for the particular operation

See also

rolling
Provides rolling window calculations
ewm
Provides exponential weighted functions

Notes

By default, the result is set to the right edge of the window. This can be changed to the center of the window by setting center=True.

Examples

>>> df = DataFrame({'B': [0, 1, 2, np.nan, 4]})
     B
0  0.0
1  1.0
2  2.0
3  NaN
4  4.0
>>> df.expanding(2).sum()
     B
0  NaN
1  1.0
2  3.0
3  3.0
4  7.0
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