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identity function

n. Mathematics
The function whose output is identical to its input.
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"I am excited to see how this identity transformation is going to transpire in MEDC's future marketing efforts for the city."
The organization also made an identity transformation, making DeMar DeRozan the main option instead of Kyle Lowry.
By offering hope to core members, CoSA helps offenders either begin or maintain the identity transformation process that can lead to desistance from crime.
Some topics discussed include emotions and identity transformation, menAEs and womenAEs experiences of stopping criminal behavior, ethnicity and identity, and social identity and social capital in desistance and recovery.
Additional case studies investigating the dynamics of preservice teachers' identity transformation processes could prove to be extremely fruitful.
Dangerous I know, but without Mowbray undertaking a complete identity transformation, this season would have already been filed under 'Great start to the season.
Liu Chunrong chooses to study the supportive and cooperative acts of elite residents in an affluent gated community where business people and professionals live to exemplify what he terms as the elites' "constructive activism." He argues that the elites' constructive engagement in Chinese neighborhood politics functions as a mechanism of group socialization and identity transformation, which in turn influence the local institutional design that shapes the dynamics of constructive activism.
Arguing that the experience of the American frontier and the commune's failure tempered the communards, Friedgut traces their identity transformation from radical agricultural secularism to urban Jewish social engagement.
to Avintiv Inc., as the first step in a broader identity transformation. The company will register similar name changes for many of its operating subsidiaries and will roll out a new branding and identity concept in the coming weeks and months.
Suhadi, "I Come from a Pancasila Family": A Discursive Study on Muslim-Christian Identity Transformation in Indonesian Post-Reformasi Era.
After analyzing the narrative accounts used by racial shifters, she concludes that conceptions of whiteness drive this identity transformation. Racial shifters describe their change to Cherokeeness using a discourse of whiteness, an identity that they associate with the "excesses of American individualism, secularism, and anomie" (85).