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optimal

(mathematics)
Describes a solution to a problem which minimises some cost function. Linear programming is one technique used to discover the optimal solution to certain problems.

optimal

(programming)
Of code: best or most efficient in time, space or code size.
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The founders of Comergence, Greg Schroeder and Michael Stallings, will be joining Optimal Blue along with the entire Comergence team.
Founders and current co-CEO's Larry Huff and Ivan Darius will remain involved with Optimal Blue as consultants; the remainder of the management team will stay in place.
People need to work with their doctors to reach the optimal level on all of these risk factors," the expert added.
Optimal Blue's support-ticket system is transparent and can recreate the actual scenario with the same parameters to more easily research a potential error.
The same two molds used for the aluminum pouring studies were then sand blasted and coated with a new application of boron nitride at optimal conditions for magnesium.
It is the contention of this paper that what is optimal is relative.
He also finds that, with these estimators, the optimal policy under uncertainty incorporates a significant degree of policy inertia--that is, a dependence of the current interest rate setting on its value in the previous period--and responds less aggressively to perceived unemployment gaps than certainty equivalence would suggest.
For optimal performance it is sometimes necessary to use a so-called "reverse profile," in which the zone near the hopper is hotter than the nozzle.
According to executive management, those aggressive growth plans played a big factor in moving to Optimal Blue, particularly considering that when it comes to pricing automation and margin management, there can be no room for error.
6 July 2016 - Chicago, Illinois-based private equity firm GTCR, in a partnership with mortgage technology executive Scott Happ, has closed the acquisition of US-based, cloud-based software as a service provider Optimal Blue Holdings, the firm said.
10 May 2012 a[euro]" US IT services provider Optimal Networks Inc announced the acquisition of Peak Hosted Solutions Inc as part of a push to expand its cloud computing services offer.
Eagan, Minnesota-based AllRegs and Plano, Texas-based Optimal Blue announced they have combined resources to provide an integrated solution for loan officers.