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predicate

(definition)

Definition: A function that returns true or false. Conceptually it tests for a condition.

See also binary function, boolean expression.

Note: See the description of isEmpty() in the Notes for abstract data type.

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "predicate", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/predicate.html