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local maximum


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A high value surrounded only by lower values, but not necessarily the highest value possible (which is the global maximum). Thus the peak of Ben Nevis is a local maximum, whereas that of Mount Everest is both a local maximum and a global maximum.

Subjects: Probability and Statistics.


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