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monotonically decreasing

(definition)

Definition: A function from a partially ordered domain to a partially ordered range such that x ≤ y implies f(x) ≥ f(y).

See also monotonically increasing, strictly decreasing.

Note: After [CLR90, page 32].

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "monotonically decreasing", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 6 February 2006. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/monotonicallyDecreasing.html