# Get the maximum value in a double array : Array Compare « Collections Data Structure « Java

Get the maximum value in a double array

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/* Copyright (C) 2003 Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, Computer Science Dept.
This file is part of "MALLET" (MAchine Learning for LanguagE Toolkit).
http://www.cs.umass.edu/~mccallum/mallet
This software is provided under the terms of the Common Public License,
information, see the file `LICENSE' included with this distribution. */

//package cc.mallet.util;

import java.lang.reflect.Array;

/**
* Static utility methods for arrays (like java.util.Arrays, but more useful).
*
* @author <a href="mailto:casutton@cs.umass.edu">Charles Sutton</a>
* @version \$Id: ArrayUtils.java,v 1.1 2007/10/22 21:37:40 mccallum Exp \$
*/
public class Util {

public static int argmax (double [] elems)
{
int bestIdx = -1;
double max = Double.NEGATIVE_INFINITY;
for (int i = 0; i < elems.length; i++) {
double elem = elems[i];
if (elem > max) {
max = elem;
bestIdx = i;
}
}
return bestIdx;
}
}

```

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