# Questions tagged [mathematical-optimization]

Questions on the optimization functions of Mathematica such as FindMinimum/FindMaximum, Minimize/Maximize, NMinimize/NMaximize, etc.

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### Using Maximize with LABColor

I'm writing a function that, given a color, returns a contrasting color. It does this by maximizing the ColorDistance between the input and output colors. However,...
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### Caveats of LinearProgramming on Integers domain

When using LinearProgramming with the Integers domain, Mathematica issues the following warning: ...
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### The parameters returned by NMinimize don't correspond to the minimum returned

I'm trying to use NMinimize to solve a puzzle. Some of the code is below... ...
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### Problems Minimizing a Function

I need to minimize a function, but it takes a long time. So I don't know if it's normal or if there's something wrong with my model. ...
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### How to find maximum from list or table

I have some result in list form and after I build the graph I have: As you can see on the graph there is a spurious peak at the beginning. So when I tried to find maximum peak, I receive value of ...
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### How do I separate all local maxima and local minima of my function?

This question (and the first answer in particular), teaches us how to find all the local maxima and minima of a function. My question is: how can I separate the maxima from the minima? My goal is to ...