[ min-uh-maks ]
/ ˈmɪn əˌmæks /
a strategy of game theory employed to minimize a player's maximum possible loss.
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British Dictionary definitions for minimax
/ (ˈmɪnɪˌmæks) /
maths the lowest of a set of maximum values
(in game theory, etc) the procedure of choosing the strategy that least benefits the most advantaged member of a groupCompare maximin
Word Origin for minimax
C20: from mini (mum) + max (imum)
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