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Re: Re: Maximize


Hi Colin,

copy this line into the kernel init file and update your wish list
(maybe with a smiley?).

FindMaximum[f_,vars__,opts___Rule]:=3D FindMinimum[-f,vars,opts] {-1,1}

J=FCrgen

-----Original Message-----
From: Colin Rose <colin at tri.org.au>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg13020] [mg12969] Re: Maximize


>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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