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  Identity function - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An identity function f is a function which does not have any effect: it always returns the same value that was used as its argument.
is the identity element of the monoid of all functions from M to M.
The identity function on the positive integers is a completely multiplicative function (essentially multiplication by 1), considered in number theory.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Identity_function   (196 words)

 Bijection, injection and surjection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematics, injections, surjections and bijections are classes of functions distinguished by the manner in which arguments (input expressions from the domain) and images (output expressions from the codomain) are related or mapped to each other.
A function is surjective (onto) if every element of the codomain is mapped to by some element (argument) of the domain; some images may be mapped to by more than one argument.
A bijective function is a bijection (one-to-one correspondence).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Injective_function   (1098 words)

 List of mathematical functions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A modern, abstract point of view contrasts large function spaces, which are infinite-dimensional and within which most functions are 'anonymous', with special functions picked out by properties such as symmetry, or relationship to harmonic analysis and group representations.
Ackermann function: in the theory of computation, a recursive function that is not primitive recursive.
Not a function but a distribution, but sometimes informally referred to as a function, particularly by physicists and engineers.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/list_of_mathematical_functions   (487 words)

 Palestinian Identity
Underlying all of this is the ontological function.
The identity of the individual is tied to the people, specifically the family, and to the geographical region, specifically the land.
Identity in the low context culture is not as embedded in the social context.
academic2.american.edu /~zaharna/pales-identity.htm   (5786 words)

 PlanetMath: elementary function
An elementary function is a real function (of one variable) that can be constructed by a finite number of elementary operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and compositions from constant functions, the
), algebraic functions, exponential functions, logarithm functions, trigonometric functions and cyclometric functions.
This is version 14 of elementary function, born on 2004-10-25, modified 2005-05-26.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/ElementaryFunction.html   (147 words)

 GNU Emacs Lisp Reference Manual: Calling Functions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This means that you choose which function to call, and how many arguments to give it, when you write the program.
It is common for Lisp functions to accept functions as arguments or find them in data structures (especially in hook variables and property lists) and call them using
Sometimes, when you call a functional, it is useful to supply a no-op function as the argument.
www.gnu.org /software/emacs/elisp-manual/html_node/elisp_168.html   (409 words)

 Bill Huggett - Get Real with God Part 3
Identity and function, the difference between them and the order in which they are represented in our lives is one of the most important truths we need to have revealed to our spirit.
Functioning in your ministry flows from the fact that you are that ministry.
Those functions that have any degree of authority over others, in relation to the exercising of that authority, are always spoken of in the plural.
www.ourchurch.com /view?pageID=3843   (5633 words)

A Binary Function must satisfy three conditions in order to be a Monoid Operation.
In addition to the expressions described in the Binary Function requirements, the following expressions must be valid.
function is an SGI extension; it is not part of the C++ standard.
www.sgi.com /tech/stl/MonoidOperation.html   (428 words)

 @@IDENTITY crisis
Identity Seed is 1 by default, and so is the Identity Increment.
When a record is inserted into a table with a identity column, the function @@IDENTITY (or the global variable @@IDENTITY as in SQL Server 6.5) returns the last identity value that was inserted in the database.
I emphasize the word "last identity value" here because, this maybe different from the identity value of that particular table where the record was inserted.
www.kamath.com /tutorials/tut007_identity.asp   (1041 words)

 Function Composition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Composition is the operation of taking the output from one function and using that as the input to a second function.
It, together with the algebraic operations on functions, is what allows us to take the basic building blocks of "pure" function types discussed in the Field Guide and build the large variety of functions which is the focus of calculus.
g of the two functions f and g is the function which feeds an input to g and feeds the output of g to f.
oregonstate.edu /instruct/mth251/cq/FieldGuide/composition/lesson.html   (366 words)

 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc - Provider of database and application development tools that enable companies to build, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Identities are necessary in our database environment and we cannot distinguish one record from another unless there is uniqueness of each record, that we can identify and record.
As to be expected the functions features in SQL Server 2000 improve on those in the prior version — and it is worthwhile spending a moment or two reviewing what is now available for management of identities.
If you need artificial identities - and current practice is to build tables with artificial identities even if a natural identity is available - use the IDENTITY property, and manage and control the results with the wider range of functions.
www.embarcadero.com /resources/tech_papers/identitycrisis.html   (1280 words)

 Section 4.1 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A function f from set A to set B is a relationship between elements of A and elements of B where each element of A is related to a unique element of B.
These two properties must be held because the definition of function says that each element of A is sent to a unique element of B.
Suppose f is a function from A to B and an input a of A is given.
www.csc.tntech.edu /~srini/DM/chapters/review4.1.html   (512 words)

 Policy Service
Identity Server uses Sun ONE Directory Server for data storage, and provides Java and C APIs for policy evaluation and the Identity Server console for policy administration.
Policy-based resource management is a function of Identity Server in which the user does not need to pass their default authentication module in order to access a web resource.
Identity Server also provides a library of policy evaluation APIs to enable integration of the policy functionality into for C applications.
docs.sun.com /source/816-6774-10/prog_policy.html   (7026 words)

 IDENTITY (Function) (Transact-SQL Reference (SQL Server))   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although similar, the IDENTITY function is not the IDENTITY property that is used with CREATE TABLE and ALTER TABLE.
Valid data types for an identity column are any data types of the integer data type category (except for the bit data type), or decimal data type.
Because this function creates a column in a table, a name for the column must be specified in the select list in one of these ways:
msdn.microsoft.com /library/en-us/tsqlref/ts_ia-iz_5to2.asp?frame=true   (260 words)

 Graph of parabola
It is called a constant function, because to every value of x there corresponds the same value of y: 3.
y = x is called the identity function, because the value of y is identical with that of x.
In the absolute value function, the negative values of y in the identity function are reflected into the positive side.
www.themathpage.com /aPreCalc/graph-of-parabola.htm   (461 words)

 Graphing and Linear Functions: Practice Exercises
Here are various Exercises to accompany the section Graphing and Linear Functions.
Have your partner imagine an applied situation similar to the ones given in the text, where one quantity begins at a given amount and changes as a multiple of some other quantity.
Using the concept of slope in the text, determine which of the following represent linear functions, and give a formula for those that are linear:
campus.northpark.edu /math/precalculus/Functions/Graphing/Linear/Exercises/exercises.html   (460 words)

 Code/Tea/Etc... : Short but sweet little example from today's .NET Wire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After inserting the rows in the database your DataTable does not automatically reflect the identity values of as assigned by the database.
You are correct that @@IDENTITY works, however Duncan pointed out that @@IDENTITY returns the last identity inserted, but that identity might not be what you expect.
People should think first of natural keys before going for identity columns for PK values, most of the time there is a unique attribute in the table which can function as a PK value perfectly.
blogs.msdn.com /duncanma/archive/2004/01/20/60711.aspx   (1042 words)

 [No title]
One was to add a function Is_Null_Occurrence and the other was to define Exception_Identity to return Null_Id when applied to Null_Occurrence rather than raise Constraint_Error.
We propose that a function should be added to Ada.Exceptions that would allow testing whether an exception occurrence is Null_Occurrence.
It provides -- clearly missing functionality for its parent package, and most reasonably -- would simply be an added function to that package, but this change cannot -- be made in a conforming manner.
www.ada-auth.org /cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/AIs/AI-00241.TXT?rev=1.3   (555 words)

 Identity function: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Identity function   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Identity function: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Identity function
Formally, if M is a set, we define the identity function id
When choosing M equal to the positive integers, one obtains the identity function Id(n), which is a multiplicative function considered in number theory.
www.encyclopedian.com /id/Identity-map.html   (141 words)

 The regulation of empty spiracles by Abdominal-B mediates an abdominal segment identity function.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The regulation of empty spiracles by Abdominal-B mediates an abdominal segment identity function.
The regulation of empty spiracles by Abdominal-B mediates an abdominal segment identity function.Filzkörper development is also dependent on the function of the homeotic selector gene Abdominal-B (Abd-B).
The empty spiracles (ems) homeo box gene is required for the development of the Drosophila larval filzkörper, which are structural specializations of the eighth abdominal segment.
www.pdg.cnb.uam.es /UniPub/iHOP/gp/7583559.html   (156 words)

 The Identity Function   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The title backfired: Too many people didn't know what the identity function was, and those who did know assumed that I must have been referring to something else.
The identity function is a function such as
In this talk, I show four unexpectedly useful uses for the identity function.
perl.plover.com /yak/identity   (67 words)

 The behavior of the IDENTITY function when used with SELECT INTO or INSERT .. SELECT queries that contain an ORDER BY ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When you use a SELECT INTO query with the IDENTITY function and an ORDER BY clause, the identity values that are generated are not guaranteed to have the same order as the order that is provided by the ORDER BY clause.
The identity values that are generated depend on the position of the GetIdentity() function in the query tree (showplan), which may change due to optimizer changes, parallel query plans or the presence of TOP/SET ROWCOUNT.
However, the identity value generation occurs before the rows are sorted based on the ORDER BY clause.
www.sunsite.org.uk /sites/ftp.microsoft.com/MISC/KB/en-us/273/586.HTM   (891 words)

 identity, identity function   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
short for identity element: for a given operation, a number which when operating with it on any other number leaves the number unchanged--identically the way it was before operating.
short for the identity function, x, or y = x.
What is the identity function for the operation * defined in the table?
www.mathnstuff.com /math/spoken/here/1words/i/i1.htm   (148 words)

 Acquisition and Metastability of Centromere Identity and Function: Sequence Analysis of a Human Neocentromere -- ...
In this model, active centromeres are restricted to the subset of potential centromeres where both identity factors are present (arrowhead).
The coincidence of centromere identity factors at the bona fide centromere assures that its activity will be stable, and the rare overlap of the two factors defines a neocentromere (h).
extent of the centromere footprint, the identity of the centromere-identity
www.genome.org /cgi/content/full/10/6/725   (2104 words)

 The Identity Function   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I will show at least three surprising and unexpected uses for the identity function, in the style of my "Perl Hardware Store" and "Tricks of the Wizards" talks of past years.
The identity function to emulate the C address-of operator
The identity function to reconnect a tied variable with its object
conferences.oreillynet.com /cs/os2001/view/e_sess/1451   (89 words)

 Lpp User's Manual - Miscellaneous Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This function is useful for debugging or when a Function object is needed by some other function and no operation more than identity is needed.
These functions can be used in a debugger to print and inspect Lpp objects.
The names of these functions have been kept short for easy typing in a debugger.
www.interhack.net /projects/lpp/lpp_17.html   (1254 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For the purpose of this protocol, each "identity function" can be defined as a set of network connections.
Function Provider As described in this document, an IDI Function is a set of network connections called the "Application Specific Channel(ASC)".
The Function Provider is a component which gets requests from an IDO server or an Function Enabler, and "enables" requested Functions.
www.fujitsulabs.com /docs/draft-fujimoto-idip-01.txt   (4042 words)

 CEN Identity and Function   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A conserved feature of CENs in multicellular eukaryotes is that they are usually associated with long (up to Megabases!) stretches of repeated DNA in heterochromatin.
However, significant evidence suggests that CEN identity and propagation are determined epigenetically in these organisms, that is by mechanisms that function independent of the primary DNA sequence (reviews:
We are investigating the composition, structure, and function of CEN chromatin, using a centromere-specific, histone H3-like protein
taputea.lbl.gov /research/cen   (353 words)

is a Unary Function that represents the identity function: it takes a single argument
Defined in the standard header functional, and in the nonstandard backward-compatibility header function.h.
This class is an SGI extension; it is not part of the C++ standard.
www.sgi.com /tech/stl/identity.html   (143 words)

 The Combinatorics Group at the Universität Wien   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A new algorithm, a "modified jeu de taquin", was found and applied to provide beautiful bijective proofs for the hook-content formula for Schur functions [P18, P28] and similar formulas for super Schur functions [P19].
In fact, many of the determinants that Andrews and Burge evaluate in connection with the enumeration of totally symmetric self-complementary plane partitions are just special cases of the determinant identities in [P24].
Krattenthaler, Schur function identities and the number of perfect matchings of holey Aztec rectangles, in: "q-Series from a Contemporary Perspective," M. Ismail, D.
www.mat.univie.ac.at /Groups/Krattenthaler.html   (2204 words)

 Texas Journal of Science, The: Functions which cycle through composition to the identity function.
Texas Journal of Science, The: Functions which cycle through composition to the identity function.
Functions which cycle through composition to the identity function.
Of particular interest will be functions that cycle members of their domain back to themselves through composition in either a finite or infinite number of compositions.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_hb321/is_200311/ai_hibm1G1113769037   (278 words)

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