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017
018package org.apache.commons.math3.optimization;
019
020import org.apache.commons.math3.analysis.MultivariateFunction;
021
022/**
023 * This interface represents an optimization algorithm for {@link MultivariateFunction
024 * scalar objective functions}.
025 * <p>Optimization algorithms find the input point set that either {@link GoalType
026 * maximize or minimize} an objective function.</p>
027 *
028 * @see MultivariateDifferentiableOptimizer
029 * @see MultivariateDifferentiableVectorOptimizer
030 * @version $Id: MultivariateOptimizer.java 1422230 2012-12-15 12:11:13Z erans $
031 * @deprecated As of 3.1 (to be removed in 4.0).
032 * @since 2.0
033 */
034@Deprecated
035public interface MultivariateOptimizer
036    extends BaseMultivariateOptimizer<MultivariateFunction> {}