Optimization

Optimization or optimality is a term that may refer to:
* Optimization (mathematics), trying to find maxima and minima of a function
* Optimization (computer science), improving a system to reduce runtime, bandwidth, memory requirements, or other property of a system; in particular
** Compiler optimization, improving the performance or efficiency of compiled code
* Search engine optimization, in internet marketing, methodologies aimed at improving the ranking of a website in search engine listings
* Image search optimization, in internet marketing, methodologies aimed at improving the ranking of an image in image search engine listings
* Process optimization, in business and engineering, methodologies for improving the efficiency of a production process
* Product optimization, in business and marketing, methodologies for improving the quality and desirability of the current product or a product concept
* Optimality theory in linguistics.

For discussion of optimality in economics, see utility or efficiency (economics). See also Pareto efficiency (a synonym for "Pareto optimality").

Optimum Releasing is a film and DVD distribution company based in the UK.

Optimum TV is the brand name of a suite of digital media services offered by Cablevision Systems Corporation.

See also

* Maximization
* Management science
* Operations research
* Formal science


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