232f antisymmetric - Definition of antisymmetric at Define.com Dictionary and Thesaurus (define antisymmetric)
 A:link {color:inherit;text-decoration: inherit;font-style:inherit} A:active{color:inherit;text-decoration: inherit;font-style:inherit} A:visited{color:inherit;text-decoration: inherit;font-style:inherit} A:hover{color:inherit;text-decoration: underline;font-style:inherit} From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) [foldoc]: antisymmetric A {relation} R is antisymmetric if, for all x and y, x R y and y R x => x == y. I.e. no two different elements are mutually related. {Partial orders} and {total orders} are antisymmetric. If R is also {symmetric}, i.e. x R y => y R x then x R y => x == y I.e. different elements are not related. (1995-04-18) Define.com is a registered nonprofit corporation dedicated solely to the global public interest and the advancement of humanity. It belongs to all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, free speech, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, global monetary reform, Secular Humanism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of The War on Drugs. Let's see what we can do if we put our heads together. 0