Re: [R] locating minimum value in matrix

From: Chuck Cleland <ccleland_at_optonline.net>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 21:30:15 -0400

On 3/15/2008 7:47 PM, Gonšalo Ferraz wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a matrix BEE and want to find the row and column numbers of
> the minimum value in that matrix.
> The command
>
> which(BEE==min(BEE))
>
> returns only one value which, I take, is the position of the minimum
> in a vector with as many elements as the matrix.
>
> Is there a quick and simple way of getting row and column numbers?

   See the second argument to which().

which(BEE==min(BEE), arr.ind=TRUE)

> Thanks,
>
> Gonšalo
>
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