masked_array.max(axis=None, out=None, fill_value=None)

Return the maximum along a given axis.

Parameters :

axis : {None, int}, optional

Axis along which to operate. By default, axis is None and the flattened input is used.

out : array_like, optional

Alternative output array in which to place the result. Must be of the same shape and buffer length as the expected output.

fill_value : {var}, optional

Value used to fill in the masked values. If None, use the output of maximum_fill_value().

Returns :

amax : array_like

New array holding the result. If out was specified, out is returned.

See also

Returns the maximum filling value for a given datatype.

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