Talk:optimization

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"as good as possible" is incorrect. Optimization is when marginal cost equals marginal benefit. "As good as possible" typically means marginal cost exceed marginal benefit, indicating a misallocation of resources. An optimization of resources cannot occur if they are misallocated. It is self-defeating.

American?[edit]

Is "optimisation" the correct American spelling? wr 87.139.81.19 16:49, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

No, optimization is normal in US English. Widsith 16:55, 4 December 2007 (UTC)