# Questions tagged [mathematical-optimization]

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

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### How to express this output in the form $X=A.x$?

This problem arose in my stereo vision project. I have two matrices:  A = \left( \begin{array}{ccc} \text{x1}*\text{p131}-\text{p111} & \text{x1}*\text{p132}-\text{p112} & \text{x1}*\text{...
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### Seemingly simple optimization problem is slow

I'm trying to generate a demand curve numerically, given a utility function. The function for the demand is defined like so: ...
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### How can I fit a matrix function with multiple variables to given eigenvalues?

I have a 5x5 matrix function H[kx] ...
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### Finding resolution of an optical system using Rayleigh criterion

I want to use the Rayleigh criterion to find the resolution of an optical system. I have two functions f1 = Sinc[x]^2 and ...
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### Optimizing the fitting of Ordinary Differential Equation(NDsolve) involving interpolation functions

I am a newbie to this forum. I am trying to use NDsolve to solve some ODEs involving the interpolation function. Then, I will compare the fitted curve and data to determine the ODE coefficients. ...
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### Using lists as optimization parameters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minimizing a function of many coordinates Suppose that the function $F[\vec{x}]$ computes a certain polynomial of the elements of the list $\vec{x}$. How can I use ...