As nouns the difference between optimism and optimization
is that optimism
is a tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome while optimization
is the design and operation of a system or process to make it as good as possible in some defined sense.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
a tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome
the doctrine that this world is the best of all possible worlds
the belief that good will eventually triumph over evil
- I love her youth, her beauty and above all her optimism that everything will turn out fine.
* optimization problem
* continuous optimization
* combinatorial optimization
* convex optimization
* discrete optimization
* global optimization
* stochastic optimization
* unconstrained optimization
* linear programming