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CTAN Update: optidef

Date: December 1, 2016 7:45:33 PM CET
Jesus Lago Garcia submitted an update to the optidef package. Version: 2.3 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Provides a standard set of environments for writing minimization problems Announcement text:
Added support to break the objective function in as many lines as necessary. Inside the environment, the user can employ the command \breakObjective{} to add as many lines to the objective as desired.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/optidef The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/optidef/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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optidef – Environments for writing optimization problems

This small library provides a standard set of environments for writing optimization problems.

It automatically aligns the problems in three points with an optional fourth:

  • Beginning of the words “minimize/argmin” and “subject to”
  • The objective function and the longest left hand side of the constraints.
  • The $= | > | <$ signs of the constraints.
  • Optionally, the user can add manually a double align character && to align some common constraints feature. A clear example could be the constraints names, e.g. (boundary constraint) alignment with (dynamic constraint).

Furthermore, it provides an easy interface to define optimization problem for three different reference situations:

  • Where no equation is referenced/numbered.
  • Where the problem is referenced with a single number.
  • Where each equation has an individual reference.

Finally, it also allows a definition of any optimization problem without a limitless number of constraints.

Version3.1 2019-04-23
Copyright2016–2018 Jesus Lago Garcia
MaintainerJesus Lago Garcia



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