[Numpy-discussion] maximum value and corresponding index

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Aug 5 14:59:44 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 14:57, Dr. Phillip M.
Feldman<pfeldman@verizon.net> wrote:
> With Python/NumPy, is there a way to get the maximum element of an array and
> also the index of the element having that value, at a single shot?

Not in one shot.

maxi = x.argmax()
maxv = x[maxi]

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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