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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimization, optimisation(noun)

    the act of rendering optimal

    "the simultaneous optimization of growth and profitability"; "in an optimization problem we seek values of the variables that lead to an optimal value of the function that is to be optimized"; "to promote the optimization and diversification of agricultural products"

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  1. optimization(Noun)

    the design and operation of a system or process to make it as good as possible in some defined sense

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  1. Mathematical optimization

    In mathematics, computer science, or management science, mathematical optimization is the selection of a best element from some set of available alternatives. In the simplest case, an optimization problem consists of maximizing or minimizing a real function by systematically choosing input values from within an allowed set and computing the value of the function. The generalization of optimization theory and techniques to other formulations comprises a large area of applied mathematics. More generally, optimization includes finding "best available" values of some objective function given a defined domain, including a variety of different types of objective functions and different types of domains.

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