Meaning of OPTIMAL in English

OPTIMAL

1. < mathematics > Describes a solution to a problem which minimises some cost function . Linear programming is one technique used to discover the optimal solution to certain problems.

2.

Of code: best or most efficient in time, space or code size.

(1995-10-05)

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