Asked by mayuresh
on 25 Jul 2012

I am new in this field i cannot understand how to do that type of calculations.please help me.as early as possible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Answer by Wayne King
on 25 Jul 2012

Edited by Wayne King
on 25 Jul 2012

x = randn(1000,1); [maxval,I] = max(x);

maxval gives the maximum value and I gives which element of the vector that maximum occurs at.

If you do

>>doc max

you will see the help for this function.

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## Jan Simon (view profile)

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"As early as possible!!!" is not the perfect tone, when you want to encourage volunteers to help you. Are you aware that the UPPERCASE STYLE mean shouting in a forum? A much better idea would be to explain any details of the problem, e.g. what exactly a "data set" is.

Some other details steal only the time of the readers: Of course you want Matlab code, because this is a Matlab forum. The answer will be the same if you are new or experienced.