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Many thanks for all the helpful suggestions

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  • Subject: [mg50055] Many thanks for all the helpful suggestions
  • From: "1.156" <rob at>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 05:56:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <cfcqbg$42j$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Thanks to all of you that gave suggestions. Apparently I had picked one 
of the slowest and least elegant methods.  Now, I've got to see if I can 
understand these methods you sent.  I hope I can.

Thanks again for all the wizzardry, Rob

1.156 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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