even permutation


noun Mathematics.

a permutation of a set of n elements, x1, x2, … xn, that leaves unchanged the product of all differences of the form (xixj), where i is less than j.

Nearby words

  1. evelyn, john,
  2. evemerus,
  3. even,
  4. even money,
  5. even out,
  6. even so,
  7. even up,
  8. even-handed,
  9. even-minded,
  10. even-steven


Origin of even permutation

First recorded in 1930–35

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