maximin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of maximum +‎ minimum.

Noun[edit]

maximin ‎(plural maximins)

  1. In decision theory and game theory etc, a rule to identify the worst outcome of each possible option to find one's best (maximum payoff) play.

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Verb[edit]

maximin ‎(third-person singular simple present maximins, present participle maximinning or maximining, simple past and past participle maximinned or maximined)

  1. To employ a maximin algorithm.

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