scalar field

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Noun1.scalar field - a field of scalars
field - (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1; "the set of all rational numbers is a field"
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hold where [nabla] denotes the operator of covariant differentiation with respect to the Lorentzian metric g and [alpha] is a non-zero scalar function, then [M.
Notice that E(u + [epsilon][phi], v, [lambda], [mu]) is an ordinary scalar function of scalar variable [epsilon].
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The development of the theory of partial differential equations with "maxima" [3,7,12] requires solving linear and nonlinear integral inequalities that involve the maximum of the unknown scalar function of two variables [11].
Let us now consider a non-zero scalar function f = [E/r(a + b)]dr([lambda]), where the scalar curvature r is non-constant.
where N(s) is some unit vector function and u(s) [greater than or equal to] 0 is some scalar function.
This means that the scalar function [LAMBDA](r, t) is a wave traveling with speed of light.
Following two propositions are describing dependencies of p internal functions of Boolean scalar function f involved in bridging fault inducing wired-AND, and respectively wired-OR.
The idea is to treat each color component (red, green and blue) as a scalar function defined on the base mesh V[T.
The vector characterisation could then be translated into a single-valued scalar function, T.