minimax theorem

noun

Definition of minimax theorem

: a theorem in the theory of games: the lowest maximum expected loss equals the highest minimum expected gain

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First Known Use of minimax theorem

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Minimax theorem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minimax%20theorem. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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