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Andrew Alkiviades <andrew.alkiviades@gmail.com> wrote in message <d4fcd555-67d7-4d4a-8657-6d1a84d6fcce@googlegroups.com>...
> On Saturday, 6 July 2013 19:05:03 UTC+1, Andrew Alkiviades  wrote:
> > Hi - I have two curves, say "A" and "B" that I have obtained from experimental data
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> > I want to find the lagrangian multiplier of these two curves - i.e the point that maximizes "A" whilst minimizing "B"
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> > I understand that the curve fitting toolbox can do this but I dont have access to this toolbox on my system
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> > Does anyone know of another function / way to tackle this problem?
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> > I understand it might be quite straightforward but I am very new in Matlab and am struggling!
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> > Thank you

Why should there be a point that simultaneously maximizes A and minimizes B ?
I understand that - on a compact interval - there usually is a point that maximizes 
A-B, but ...

Best wishes
Torsten.