# 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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### Local Max/Min from the list with fluctuation

I am trying to find the local minimum of the list of data with some noise. Here is how the data looks like below image, and I want to extract the three points. From an question by giacomo (link), I ...
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### Get envelope of a set of functions?

I'm new with mathematica and I'm trying to solve a problem. I have a set of functions in the same variable. Let's say the domain is [0,2]. I would like to get an ordered list of the functions ...
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### How to graph the max and min values of a sheet?

Hi I just start working in Mathematica version 10.3.1 and I want to graph a sheet of data that I created in Excel (yeah i use Windows). The problem is i have so many data; 200 columns and 50 row of ...
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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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### 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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### 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 ...