Re: message 50001?

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• Subject: [mg50028] Re: [mg50001] message 50001?
• From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
• Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 05:43:42 -0400 (EDT)
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```Here are a couple of methods. The first allows multiple (tied) peaks. The second finds the first maximum.

s=RandomArray[BinomialDistribution[17,.15], 20]
Flatten@Position[s,Max@s,1]
First@Flatten@Position[s,Max@s,1,1]

{2,6,0,3,2,3,2,5,4,5,1,2,4,2,2,2,3,1,2,2}

{2}

2

Bobby

On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 05:52:54 -0400 (EDT), 1.156 <rob at pio-vere.com> wrote:

> Mathematica wizards, I've managed to cripple together code to do something that
> I feel must be doable more easily and/or faster.
>
> S is a list of reals containing a signal with a prominent peak in
> amplitude. I simply want to find the index of the peak (x, the number of
> entries into the list where the peak occurs). Here's what I did.
>
>
> For[i = 1, S[[i]] ? max[S], i++, x = i];
>
> Can some suggest a better way, especially one not using a For loop?
>
> Thanks, Rob
>
>
>

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