# maxv¶

## Purpose¶

Performs an element by element comparison of two matrices and returns the maximum value for each element.

## Format¶

z = maxv(x, y)
Parameters
• x (NxK matrix) – data

• y (NxK matrix) – data

Returns

z (NxK matrix) – values are the maximum of each element from the arguments x and y.

## Examples¶

// Create the sequence 1, 2, 3,...10
x = seqa(1, 1, 10);

// Set 'y' equal to the reverse order of 'x'
y = rev(x);

z = maxv(x, y);

    1       10       10
2        9        9
3        8        8
4        7        7
x = 5    y = 6    z = 6
6        5        6
7        4        7
8        3        8
9        2        9
10        1       10


## Remarks¶

maxv() works for sparse matrices as well as arrays.

Functions minv()