Date: Apr 20, 2013 5:54 AM
Author: David Park
Subject: Re: how to define and analyze function with multiple parts
You could try Piecewise and make certain you know proper Mathematica syntax.
A more specific and complete posting might give rise to a more complete
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Hi, I have a function on the plane that has 2 different formulation for 2
different regions. Let x = (x1, ..., xn). I want to define it as
U(x) = U_1(x) if x is in region 1
= U_2(x) if x is in region 2
Then I want to analyze such a defined function, like find its max, etc,
using NMaximize, or put in some other expressions in place of x, to see
behavior of U.
Essentially, how does one define a multipart function, so that we can
analyze it in the same way we may analyze a single part function or