New on CTAN: optidef

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Tue Jun 7 15:13:42 CEST 2016

J. Lago Garcia submitted the



Version number: 2016-06-06
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Provides a standard set of environments for writing 
minimization problems

Announcement text:

This small library provides a standard set of environments for writing 
minimization problems. The most important features are:
- It automatically aligns the problems in three points with an optional 
       * Beginning of the words "minimize/argmin" and "subject to"

       * The objective function and the longest left hand side of
         the constraints

       * The $= | > | <$ signs of the constraints.

       * Optionally, the user can add manually a double align
         character && to align some common constraints feature. A
         clear example could be the constraints names, e.g.
        (boundary constraint) alignment with (dynamic constraint).

Furthermore, it provides an easy interface to define optimization problem 
for three different reference situations:

- Where no equation is referenced/numbered.

- Where the problem is referenced with a single number.

- Where each equation has an individual reference.

Finally, it also allows a definition of any optimization problem without a 
limitless number of constraints.


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    Thanks for the upload.

      For the CTAN Team
     Erik Braun

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