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Re: Maximize

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg12969] Re: Maximize
  • From: colin at tri.org.au (Colin Rose)
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jun 1998 02:51:56 -0400
  • Organization: Theoretical Research Institute
  • References: <6m7hcr$h2e@smc.vnet.net> <6mq9v2$2qe@smc.vnet.net>
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Cyril Fischer <fischerc at itam.cas.cz> wrote:

  > This works well for me:
 
  > FindMinimum[ -F[x,y],{x,x0}, {y,y0} ]


Indeed. On the other hand, one could avoid these mental contortions if a
FindMaximum function was added to the Mathematica kernel (probably a 2
minute hack).

One ponders why this has not been done. 

Cheerio

Colin

PS: Added to my wish list.



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