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Re: Maximize

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  • Subject: [mg12969] Re: Maximize
  • From: colin at (Colin Rose)
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jun 1998 02:51:56 -0400
  • Organization: Theoretical Research Institute
  • References: <6m7hcr$> <6mq9v2$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Cyril Fischer <fischerc at> 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. 



PS: Added to my wish list.

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