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Meaning of "optimization" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OPTIMIZATION

optimization  [ˌɒptɪmaɪˈzeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OPTIMIZATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Optimization is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OPTIMIZATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mathematical optimization

In mathematics, computer science, or management science, mathematical optimization is the selection of a best element from some set of available alternatives. In the simplest case, an optimization problem consists of maximizing or minimizing a real function by systematically choosing input values from within an allowed set and computing the value of the function. The generalization of optimization theory and techniques to other formulations comprises a large area of applied mathematics. More generally, optimization includes finding "best available" values of some objective function given a defined domain, including a variety of different types of objective functions and different types of domains.

Definition of optimization in the English dictionary

The first definition of optimization in the dictionary is the act of taking full advantage or exploiting fully. Other definition of optimization is the process of obtaining maximum benefit from an investment or business strategy. Optimization is also the process of eliminating deficiencies in hardware or software operations.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OPTIMIZATION


authorization
ˌɔːθəraɪˈzeɪʃən
characterization
ˌkærɪktəraɪˈzeɪʃən
civilization
ˌsɪvɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən
customization
ˌkʌstəmaɪˈzeɪʃən
globalization
ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
hospitalisation
ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
hospitalization
ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
hybridization
ˌhaɪbrɪdaɪˈzeɪʃən
localization
ˌləʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
novelization
ˌnɒvəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
optimisation
ˌɒptɪmaɪˈzeɪʃən
organisation
ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən
organization
ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən
personalization
ˌpɜːsənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
realization
ˌrɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
specialization
ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
stabilization
ˌsteɪbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən
synchronization
ˌsɪŋkrənaɪˈzeɪʃən
utilization
ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən
visualization
ˌvɪʒʊəlaɪˈzeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OPTIMIZATION

optimal
optimalisation
optimalise
optimality
optimalization
optimalize
optimally
optimate
optime
optimisation
optimiser
optimism
optimist
optimistic
optimistical
optimistically
optimize
optimizer
optimum
optimum population

WORDS THAT END LIKE OPTIMIZATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation

Synonyms and antonyms of optimization in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «optimization» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OPTIMIZATION

Find out the translation of optimization to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of optimization from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «optimization» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

优化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

optimización
570 millions of speakers

English

optimization
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुकूलन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأمثل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оптимизация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

otimização
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপ্টিমাইজেশান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

optimisation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengoptimuman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Optimierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最適化
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최적화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Optimalisasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tối ưu hóa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேர்வுமுறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑप्टिमायझेशन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

optimizasyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ottimizzazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

optymalizacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

оптимізація
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

optimizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βελτιστοποίηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

optimalisering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

optimering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

optimalisering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of optimization

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OPTIMIZATION»

The term «optimization» is very widely used and occupies the 8.374 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about optimization

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4 QUOTES WITH «OPTIMIZATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word optimization.
1
Nick Denton
We believe that the best Web content optimization strategy is something as old as journalism itself: the shocking truth and the authentic opinion.
2
Martin Fleischmann
I have had this view of the optimization of the electrode design for a long time. Historically we went through various phases in the work and eventually worked on large sheets - very large sheets - of palladium.
3
Marc Ostrofsky
Search engine marketing and search engine optimization are critically important to online businesses. You can spend every penny you have on a website, but it will all be for nothing if nobody knows your site is there.
4
Donald Tusk
I will be engaging myself personally, as the head of the Polish government, in the optimization of conditions for the exploration, research, logistics and the business related to the production of shale gas.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OPTIMIZATION»

Discover the use of optimization in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to optimization and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Convex Optimization
A comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques and applications of convex optimization.
Stephen P. Boyd, Lieven Vandenberghe, 2004
2
OPTIMIZATION FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN: Algorithms and Examples
This edition also includes more number of exercise problems. The book is suitable for senior undergraduate/postgraduate students of mechanical, production and chemical engineering.
KALYANMOY DEB, 2012
3
Optimization
In this second edition, the emphasis remains on finite-dimensional optimization. New material has been added on the MM algorithm, block descent and ascent, and the calculus of variations.
Kenneth Lange, 2013
4
Engineering Optimization: Theory and Practice
This comprehensive text covers nonlinear, linear, geometric, dynamic, and stochastic programming techniques as well as more specialized methods such as multiobjective, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing, neural networks, particle swarm ...
Singiresu S. Rao, S. S. Rao, 2009
5
Numerical Optimization
'Numerical Optimization' presents a comprehensive description of the effective methods in continuous optimization. The book includes chapters on nonlinear interior methods & derivative-free methods for optimization.
Jorge Nocedal, Stephen Wright, 2006
6
Pricing and Revenue Optimization
This is the first comprehensive introduction to the concepts, theories, and applications of pricing and revenue optimization.
Robert Phillips, 2005
7
Ant Colony Optimization
An overview of the rapidly growing field of ant colony optimization that describes theoretical findings, the major algorithms, and current applications.
Marco Dorigo, Thomas Stützle, 2004
8
Optimization: Insights and Applications: Insights and ...
Even experts may find some of these applications truly surprising. A basic mathematical knowledge is sufficient to understand the topics covered in this book.
Jan Brinkhuis, Vladimir Tikhomirov, 2011
9
Multi-Objective Optimization Using Evolutionary Algorithms
This text provides an excellent introduction to the use of evolutionary algorithms in multi-objective optimization, allowing use as a graduate course text or for self-study.
Kalyanmoy Deb, 2001
10
Nonlinear Multiobjective Optimization
This book is intended for both researchers and students in the areas of (applied) mathematics, engineering, economics, operations research and management science; it is meant for both professionals and practitioners in many different fields ...
Kaisa Miettinen, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OPTIMIZATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term optimization is used in the context of the following news items.
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topseos.com Declares WebiMax as the Top Search Engine …
While there are thousands of search engine optimization companies, the ... in selecting a top performing search engine optimization service. «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
2
Update on NAIC and State Regulatory Activity on “Price Optimization
Regulatory activity on price optimization appears to be coming to a head. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) ... «JD Supra, Jul 15»
3
ISIS Will Be Defeated by Anime and Search Engine Optimization
The best way to stop ISIS recruitment — according to the Internet at least — might be anime. In an attempt to erase the visibility of the terrorist group ISIS, Internet ... «Inverse, Jul 15»
4
Agent Performance Optimization (APO) Market Trends, Growth …
Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of “Agent Performance Optimization Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts To ... «Press Release Rocket, Jul 15»
5
TNCs, price optimization and roofing fraud top agenda at NCOIL
A panel of experts briefed legislators on the relative merits and drawbacks of using “price optimization” techniques in insurance rate-setting. «R Street, Jul 15»
6
UberMedia Announces Location Visit Optimization — Real-Time …
UberMedia Announces Location Visit Optimization — Real-Time, Location-Based Technology for Advertisers The following is guest contributed ... «Mobile Marketing Watch, Jul 15»
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UberMedia Announces Location Visit Optimization – the New Holy …
Location Visit Optimization (LVO) by UberMedia. LVO works to optimize mobile ad campaigns on real-world visits. (Graphic: Business Wire) ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
8
Tristar launches education optimization program
Education is Everyone's Business – Tristar Insurance Agents & Brokers announce the Tristar Education Optimization Program NASSAU ... «Bahama Islands Info, Jul 15»
9
topseos.com Reports eMarketing Concepts as the Sixth Top Search …
While there are thousands of search engine optimization firms, the ratings ... off page optimization, on page optimization, and keyword analysis. «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
10
Optimization testwork reduces Colluli DFS water consumption …
Danakali Limited (ASX:DNK) (“Danakali” or “The Company”) is pleased to announce the completion of process optimisation testwork focussing ... «Caperi, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Optimization [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/optimization>. Aug 2019 ».
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