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17  
18  package org.apache.commons.math3.optimization;
19  
20  import org.apache.commons.math3.analysis.MultivariateFunction;
21  
22  /**
23   * This interface represents an optimization algorithm for {@link MultivariateFunction
24   * scalar objective functions}.
25   * <p>Optimization algorithms find the input point set that either {@link GoalType
26   * maximize or minimize} an objective function.</p>
27   *
28   * @see MultivariateDifferentiableOptimizer
29   * @see MultivariateDifferentiableVectorOptimizer
30   * @version $Id: MultivariateOptimizer.java 1422230 2012-12-15 12:11:13Z erans $
31   * @deprecated As of 3.1 (to be removed in 4.0).
32   * @since 2.0
33   */
34  @Deprecated
35  public interface MultivariateOptimizer
36      extends BaseMultivariateOptimizer<MultivariateFunction> {}