from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the strategy in game theory that minimizes the maximum risk for a player.
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- n. In decision theory, game theory, etc. a decision rule used for minimizing the maximum possible loss, or maximizing the minimum gain.
- v. To find the optimum play, or decision, to achieve minimizing the maximum loss.
mini(mum) + max(imum).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)