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"One assigns a "cost" to one variable, and a benefit to another, and tries to assess how best to minimize the cost while maximizing the benefit."

I'm sure you intend to say that one tries to maximise the benefit minus the cost, but the wording as it stands asks one to attempt what is typically impossible (and too often demanded).

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by technopolitical on Wed Jan 24th, 2007 at 03:55:13 AM EST

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