Minimin is a see also of maximax.
In economicscomputer sciencedecision theorylang=en terms the difference between minimin and maximax
is that
minimin is (economicscomputer sciencedecision theory) a strategy or algorithm that seeks to minimize the minimum possible result while
maximax is (economicscomputer sciencedecision theory) a strategy or algorithm that seeks to maximize the maximum possible result (that is, that prefers the alternative with the chance of the best possible outcome, even if its expected outcome and its worst possible outcome are worse than other alternatives);.
As nouns the difference between minimin and maximax
is that
minimin is (economicscomputer sciencedecision theory) a strategy or algorithm that seeks to minimize the minimum possible result while
maximax is (economicscomputer sciencedecision theory) a strategy or algorithm that seeks to maximize the maximum possible result (that is, that prefers the alternative with the chance of the best possible outcome, even if its expected outcome and its worst possible outcome are worse than other alternatives);.
minimin English
Noun
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(economics, computer science, decision theory) A strategy or algorithm that seeks to minimize the minimum possible result.

maximax English
Noun
( )
(economics, computer science, decision theory) A strategy or algorithm that seeks to maximize the maximum possible result (that is, that prefers the alternative with the chance of the best possible outcome, even if its expected outcome and its worst possible outcome are worse than other alternatives);
* 2009 , Harold Kerzner, Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling , Tenth Edition, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 9780470278703, page 749 :
 The first criterion is the criterion, often referred to the maximax criterion. the decisionmaker is always optimistic and attempts to maximize profits by a goforbroke strategy.
See also
* (strategy that maximizes the maximum) maximin, minimax, minimin
