
Re: how to define and analyze function with multiple parts
Posted:
Apr 20, 2013 5:54 AM


Look up Piecewise.
Bob Hanlon
On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 1:17 AM, <pjanakir1978@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 > polynomial? > > Thanks. > > Prabhu > >

