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additive

<mathematics> A function f : X -> Y is additive if

 for all Z <= X
 f (lub Z)  =  lub { f z : z in Z }

(f "preserves lubs"). All additive functions defined over cpos are continuous.

("<=" is written in LaTeX as \subseteq, "lub" as \sqcup ).

(1995-02-03)

 


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