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# minimize(?Goal, ?C)

Find the solution of Goal that minimizes C.
*+Goal*
- A callable term.
*?C*
- A linear term.

## Description

A solution of the goal Goal is found that minimizes the value of C.
The solution is found using the branch and bound method. Whenever
a better solution is found, the upper cost bound is tightened and
the search for a better solution continues. Every time a new
better solution is found, the event 280 is raised, its default
handler prints the current cost.
Note: Operationally, the difference with min_max/2 is that, after
finding a solution, the search is not abandoned and restarted, but
continued with a tightened cost bound.

### Modules

This predicate is sensitive to its module context (tool predicate, see @/2).
### Fail Conditions

Fails if there is no solution to Goal.
### Resatisfiable

No.
## See Also

min_max / 2, min_max / 4, min_max / 5, min_max / 6, min_max / 8, minimize / 4, minimize / 5, minimize / 6, minimize / 8, minimize_bound_check / 0