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Extracting row elements from different columns using an index

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I have two 18x4 matrices of various integer sized data (say A and B). I am trying to collapse the second matrix (B) into an 18x1 array using an index created by the first matrix (A), the index which is that of the largest integers in each row of the first matrix (A).
I've attempted to do this by using an [~,idx] = max(A,[],2), but am having some trouble extracting the data out of B using the index. Is there a way to do that, or an even better approach?
I am attempting to use the logic I find here to apply to two 5D matrices collapsed along the 5th dimension by minimum value.
Thank you.

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Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 13 Oct 2011
A=rand(18,4);
B=rand(18,4);
[Ma,indA]=max(A,[],2);
indB=sub2ind(size(A),(1:size(A,1))',indA);
Sb=B(indB)

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