Tagged Questions

Questions on finding the largest value of a set, extreme values of an expression, or on Mathematica functionality for maxima testing.

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Max of imported numerical data will not work

I loaded a list with 400,000 values from a file. The list was loaded correctly as I can get it's length (by Length[]) and I can also plot it. Why can't I get the Max or Min of this list though? When ...
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How to find a maximum value in a rotated parametric plot?

Let me just give you a bunch of tables to reproduce the problem. Here they are ...
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Finding minimum and maximum of implicit functions

The equations of the system are ...
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Ploting horizontal lines in a ListLinePlot?

Hello i have made a graph with a oscillating behavior but i need to highlight the maximum value of the oscillation because i will use that value like a threshold and I need to put a horizontal line in ...
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Put markers in the maximum values in a Plot

I have made my graph of a list of data with the following code: ListLinePlot[data, PlotMarkers -> {Automatic, 10}] So this way I can see some markers in the ...
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Add elements to the maximum values of a list

Hi i have a list of n elements and i want to know the 30 maxim values of list without changing his order. And suppose that i have a second list with n elements and i want to add this elements to the ...
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MaximalBy with infinity

I don't understand why this doesn't work: MinimalBy[{{1, -Infinity}, {2, 3}}, Last] it outputs {2,3}!
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Retaining relative sizes of local maxima using MaxDetect[List]

I would like to be able to find the position of the two greatest local maxima in a list. For the example: list={1,2,3,4,2,1,2,6,5,4,3,2,} I would like to return ...
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Results of ArgMax as a function of a parameter with InterpolatingFunctions

I would like to obtain a function and its derivatives, where the function is defined as the solution to a maximization problem. The obvious approach ...
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How do I find where the maximum is?

I have a function given by: ...
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How to find the local maximum of a list [duplicate]

I have imported a wav sound that a = Import["sound.wav"] and we know that soundStrength = a[[1]][[1]] is a list of sound ...
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Moving the start of a graph to the right, finding maxima in an oscillator

I have the following code written to simulate a driven damped oscillator ...
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FindRoot constrained to maximum

I am using FindRoot to find the local maximum op some function, by examining where its derivative is zero. However, keeping the starting value the same, sometimes ...
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Finding the optimal teams ranking based on the table of match results

My original question was this: So my task is to score all the possible rankings of the 14 SEC football teams and find the best one, using who won in head-to-head games as the sole criterion ...