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In mathematics, statistics, empirical sciences, computer science, or management science, mathematical optimization (alternatively, optimization or mathematical programming) is the selection of a best element (with regard to some criteria) from some set of available alternatives.
In the simplest case, an optimization problem consists of maximizing or minimizing a real function by systematically choosing input values from within an allowed set and computing the value of the function. The ...

Five Benefits of Integrating Video into Your Website’s CMS: Brightcove Bright Ideas

Five Benefits of Integrating Video into Your Websites CMS: Brightcove Bright Ideas

Many website owners struggle with handling video content as a standard part of their website content workflow. Brightcove, in their May Bright Ideas installment talks about the importance of doing just that and Jeff Whatcott talks with Shiri Friedman, Manager of Technology Partnerships at Brightcove. …

Adobe Cloud Gets Creative, Brings PrimeTime with it

Adobe Cloud Gets Creative, Brings PrimeTime with it

I'm tracking several things coming from Adobe presently. The first is the announcement that the Adobe Creative Cloud is now live meaning you can pay a monthly fee for access to their Creative Suite 6 series of applications. Along with that there are also two …

Online Video Advertisers Can Connect with Audiences Through Metrics

Online Video Advertisers Can Connect with Audiences Through Metrics

Brightroll, this week, announced a new dashboard-based offering called AudienceConnect which gives in-flight audience measurement and optimization in a single place. It ties into Brightroll TAG, which is the Total Audience Guarantee, powered by comScore Campaign Essentials or Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings (OCR). Altogether, Brightroll is …

How to Optimize & Maximize Video Views Over Time: Analyzing the Highs and Lows

How to Optimize & Maximize Video Views Over Time: Analyzing the Highs and Lows

We've talked a lot about how to optimize views on your YouTube videos, and we went over a lot about what the YouTube Creator Playbook says about YouTube Analytics.  But maybe after you have a video that gets some good views, you start seeing a …

The Power of Web Video for Link Building: Video Attracts Links

The Power of Web Video for Link Building: Video Attracts Links

Casey Henry over at SEOmoz did some number crunching on the posts there to get a grip on what kind of in-linking was going on and what kind of content was generating the in-links. In terms of quality, four of the top five categories had …

YuMe Puts Value On Ad Placement With YuMe Placement Quality Index

YuMe Puts Value On Ad Placement With YuMe Placement Quality Index

As advertisers, we often wonder where exactly all those impressions are going when we do a placement and more importantly, are people really seeing them. Now, YuMe is giving us answers to those questions with their new video ad Placement Quality Index, announced today. The …

Rebel Brings Us Version 2 Of The YouTube Creator Playbook

Rebel Brings Us Version 2 Of The YouTube Creator Playbook

Over the weekend, a rebel sympathizer smuggled me a new copy of Version 2 of the YouTube Creator Playbook. To protect him/her from any repercussions, I won't disclose this rebel sympathizer's name, other than to say he/she works at a media company that bridges the …

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Our founder, Mark Roberston, had a chance to serve as moderater at the Streaming Media West conference on a panel discussion entitled Driving Video Views and Engagement With SEO & Social Media. With Josh Warner of Feed Company, Gregg LaRoche of Brightcove, and Patrick Starzan …

The YouTube Creator Playbook Index: ReelSEO’s In-depth Review

The YouTube Creator Playbook Index: ReelSEOs In depth Review

The YouTube Creator Playbook is an awesome guide to follow when making your videos.  Covering every section of it was enlightening and maddening all at once.  The Playbook offers great information, and then forgets that not everyone can do some of the things they suggest …

Zencoder Offering HTTP Live Streaming Encoding for iOS Devices

Zencoder Offering HTTP Live Streaming Encoding for iOS Devices

Zencoder continues its rapid expansion of transcoding offerings and achievements with today's announcement that they are now ready to offer optimized HTTP Live Streaming encoding (HLS) for iPhone and iPad applications . They say it can create smaller files with no loss of quality.

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