Meaning of MINIMAX in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmi-ni-ˌmaks ]


Etymology: mini mum + max imum

Date: 1917

: the minimum of a set of maxima ; especially : the smallest of a set of maximum possible losses each of which occurs in the most unfavorable outcome of a strategy followed by a participant in a situation governed by game theory — compare maximin

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