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odd permutation
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
a permutation of a set of
n
elements,
x
_{1}
,
x
_{2}
, …,
x
_{n}
,
which permutes the product of all differences of the form (
x
_{i}
–
x
_{j}
), where
i
is less than
j,
into the negative of the product.
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even permutation
.
Origin of
odd permutation
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1925-1930
First recorded in
1925-30
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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