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  • n. infimum operator

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  • In that case, we have to give them the "\".

    July 14, 2008

  • What if the members haven't paid their membership fee? Do they remain members of the set?

    July 11, 2008

  • inf denotes the infimum function.

    The infimum is the greatest lower bound of a set S, defined as a quantity m such that no member of the set is less than m, but if epsilon is any positive quantity, however small, there is always one member that is less than m+epsilon. When it exists (which is not required by this definition, e.g., inf R does not exist), the infimum is denoted inf S.

    July 11, 2008