# Questions tagged [maximum]

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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### NMaximize seems not to work with a plottable function

I am trying to use maximum likelihood for estimating a parameter for a model based on some experimental data. The likelihood function I am trying to maximize calls a number of custom functions I have ...
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### Find maximal elements of list (remove dominated elements)

Suppose I consider a to be greater than b if a[] >= b[] and ...
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### Find largest and second larges number in each row and column

I am trying to find the largest and second largest number in each row and column. The largest numbers are easy, but how do I find the second largest? After I found them I also want to calculate the ...
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### Is it possible to ask Mathematica to give the maximum value of a function over a specific domain?

I have a function $f(n)$ over $n\in\mathbb{N}$. I want to know its maximum value over a very large domain, say $n=1,2,3,4,...,10^6$. Is there a way to ask Mathematica to give me the maximum value of ...
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### Nested optimization problem - Function approximation

I need to maximize the following function (the input to NMaximize below) ...
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