a function that can be expressed as a root of an equation in which a polynomial, in the independent and dependent variables, is set equal to zero.
(maths) any function which can be constructed in a finite number of steps from the elementary operations and the inverses of any function already constructed Compare transcendental function
- Algebraic geometry
the study of sets that are defined by algebraic equations.
- Algebraic interpretive dialogue
algebraic interpretive dialogue language (AID) A version of Joss II for the PDP-10. [“AID (Algebraic Interpretive Dialogue)”, DEC manual, 1968]. (1995-04-12)
- Algebraic logic functional language
algebraic logic functional language language (ALF) A language by Rudolf Opalla firstname.lastname@example.org which combines functional programming and logic programming techniques. ALF is based on Horn clause logic with equality which consists of predicates and Horn clauses for logic programming, and functions and equations for functional programming. Any functional expression can be used in a goal […]
- Algebraic manipulation package
algebraic manipulation package mathematics, tool (AMP) A symbolic mathematics program written in Modula-2, seen on CompuServe. (1994-10-19)