*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg11062] Re: [mg11011] Sorting of Data Lists*From*: Lou Talman <me@talmanl.mscd.edu>*Date*: Wed, 18 Feb 1998 20:32:16 -0500

Christopher J. Freitas wrote: > I have two equal length vector sets of data. I wish to form a third > vector whose elements are the minimum values from each component of > the other two vectors; i.e., if a(i) < b(i), then c(i) = a(i), else > c(i) = b(i). I have tried many different methods within Mathematica > 3.0 and have not been successful. I would appreciate any suggestions > as to how to accomplish this task. Given a pair of such vectors, e.g., a = Table[Random[],{20}] b = Table[Random[],{20}] Try Map[Min, Transpose[{a,b}]] --Lou Talman