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u·na·ry operation

 (yo͞o′nə-rē)
n.
A mathematical operation, such as the square root function and complex conjugation, that requires only one operand.

[Blend of uni- and binary.]
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Noun1.unary operation - an operation with exactly one operand
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"
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unarna operacija
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A Describe Classifier ([beta][mu]) is a unary operator that takes the resulting relation of the operators Mate, Entro and Gain as input, and returns a new relation with the attribute values that will form the different nodes of the decision tree.
(2) Unary operator ~: [Real part] [right arrow] [Real part], such that for any k-ary (with k [greater than or equal to] 0) relation R [member of] P([D.sup.k]) [subset] R, we have that ~ (R) = [D.sup.k]\R [member of] [D.sup.k], where "\" is the substraction of relations.