Meaning | (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function). |
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Synonyms | function, mathematical function, map, mapping |
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Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |
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Narrower | Kronecker delta | A function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise |
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expansion | A function expressed as a sum or product of terms |

exponential, exponential function | A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent |

inverse function | A function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another |

isometry | A one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points / points |

metric function, metric | A function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them |

operator | (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation |

polynomial, multinomial | A mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms |

threshold function | A function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise |

transformation | (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system |

trigonometric function, circular function | function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle |

Broader | mathematical relation | A relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality) |
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Spanish | correspondencia, correspondencia unívoca, función matemática, función |
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Catalan | correspondència, correspondència unívoca, funció matemàtica, funció |
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