Definitions

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  • n. A person in a large business whose task is to maximize profits and make the business more efficient
  • n. A program that uses linear programming to optimize a process
  • n. A compiler or assembler that produces optimized code

Etymologies

optimize +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The google website optimizer is a multivariate testing tool that allows you to have 8 sections and 127 different variations within each section.

    Should Google Abandon “Do No Evil”?

  • Now what Newmont does is they have a program, they call the optimizer, where they try to optimize all their process facilities.

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  • An optimizer is a powerful tool that enables you to calculate portfolios that have the least volatility for a given expected return or equivalently, portfolios that have the highest expected return for a given level of volatility assuming the data that goes into their calculations are sufficient and they obey the important assumption of normality or near-normality.

  • From versions 3.23 to 5.1 the optimizer has been a problem for me.

    mySQL DBA

  • It took several years, but the company built the idea into a home-grown schedule "optimizer," and used it on real schedules for the first time in 2004.

    Savvier Airline Schedules, Fewer Cheap Fares

  • ILGAZ iDefrag (while having defrag in name) isn't just a defragmenter, it is an "optimizer".

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • O'DOWD: Jon Kaufman is a senior VP at the search optimizer Zog Media.

    The Business Of Burying Internet Search Results

  • Google developed a product available to advertisers like other tools to analyze the success of ads, it was free called conversion optimizer that shared this information with customers.

    In the Plex

  • May be wrong, but I think by "blog-wide text link" Alex is saying s/he wants to harness Discourse. net as a search engine optimizer.

    Discourse.net: We Get Email (Lingerie Ads Dept.)

  • With regard to WAAS, Cisco unveiled WAAS Express, an IOS-based version of the WAN optimizer available on-demand for application acceleration based on Layer 4 information.

    Cisco bolsters branch switches, routers

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