[EM] Rejecting fairness without a spec of reasoning

Diana Galletly dag1000 at eng.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 8 12:22:02 PST 2004

On Fri, 9 Jan 2004, Craig Carey wrote:

> Simulated annealing is using random numbers to get around multiple
> minima.

Why on earth does one need to "get around" multiple minima (I assume
you are talking local minima here ...) ?  What is the problem with
multiple local minima?  And why can't one use analytical methods to
deal with such?


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