2008年3月5日 星期三

optimization

optimum Show phonetics
adjective [before noun] (ALSO optimal)
best; most likely to bring success or advantage:
A mixture of selected funds is an optimum choice for future security and return on investment.

optimize, UK USUALLY optimise Show phonetics
verb [T]
to make something as good as possible:
We need to optimize our use of the existing technology.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

對於某類決策問題,其決策因子之決定,有一最適宜的數值,不是最大也不是最小,唯有當決策因子等於此最適宜數值時,此決策問題的目標才能最圓滿的達成。求此最適宜數值的過程,稱為「最適」。


Quote from W. Edwards Deming:
Precise optimization is not necessary. It would be too costly.

さいてき 最適

~の the most suitable; the best suited; the fittest.
最適化 optimize.
最適条件 the optimum conditions.

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