*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg11047] Re: [mg11011] Sorting of Data Lists*From*: "JOHN C ERB" <JOHN_C_ERB@prodigy.net>*Date*: Wed, 18 Feb 1998 20:31:48 -0500

How about the following: a1={1,3,8}; a2={2,4,7}; Map[Min[#]&,Transpose[{a1,a2}]] John C. Erb -----Original Message----- From: CFreitas@swri.edu <CFreitas@swri.edu> To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net Subject: [mg11047] [mg11011] Sorting of Data Lists >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. >Thank you. > >Dr. Christopher J. Freitas >Principal Engineer - Computational Mechanics Southwest Research >Institute >Voice: 210-522-2137, Fax: 210-522-3042 >