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even permutation
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
a permutation of a set of
n
elements,
x
_{1}
,
x
_{2}
, …
x
_{n}
,
that leaves unchanged the product of all differences of the form (
x
_{i}
—
x
_{j}
), where
i
is less than
j.
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odd permutation
.
Origin of
even permutation
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1930-1935
1930-35
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