exponential function
noun Date: 1879 a mathematical function in which an independent variable appears in one of the exponents — called also exponential

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Exponential function — The natural exponential function y = ex In mathematics, the exponential function is the function ex, where e is the number (approximately 2.718281828) such that the function ex is its own derivative …   Wikipedia

  • exponential function — Math. 1. the function y = ex. 2. any function of the form y = bax, where a and b are positive constants. 3. any function in which a variable appears as an exponent and may also appear as a base, as y = x2x. [1890 95] * * * In mathematics, a… …   Universalium

  • exponential function — eksponentinė funkcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. exponential function vok. exponentielle Funktion, f rus. экспоненциальная функция, f pranc. fonction exponentielle, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • exponential function — noun a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑exponential • Derivationally related forms: ↑exponential (for: ↑exponential) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • exponential function — noun Mathematics a function whose value is a constant raised to the power of the argument, especially the function where the constant is e …   English new terms dictionary

  • exponential function — noun Any function in which an independent variable is in the form of an exponent; they are the inverse functions of logarithms …   Wiktionary

  • Stretched exponential function — Figure 1. Illustration of a stretched exponential fit (with β=0.52) to an empirical master curve. For comparison, a least squares single and a double exponential fit are also shown. The data are rotational anisotropy of anthracene in… …   Wikipedia

  • Double exponential function — A double exponential function (red curve) compared to a single exponential function (blue curve). A double exponential function is a constant raised to the power of an exponential function. The general formula is , which grows much more quickly… …   Wikipedia

  • Ultra exponential function — Articleissues OR=January 2008 other=This article uses nonstandard notations, which are confusing and superfluous.In mathematics the ultra exponential function is a special case of the iterated exponential function more commonly known as tetration …   Wikipedia

  • p-adic exponential function — In mathematics, particularly p adic analysis, the p adic exponential function is a p adic analogue of the usual exponential function on the complex numbers. As in the complex case, it has an inverse function named the p adic logarithm. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”