Reference Entry

non‐symmetric ((of a relation))

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199679591
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191759024
non‐symmetric ((of a relation))

Show Summary Details


Not *symmetric, or *asymmetric, or *antisymmetric. The relation has to hold for some pairs in both orders, and hold for only one order for some other pairs, i.e. there exist elements ...

Reference Entry.  61 words. 

Subjects: Pure Mathematics

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or purchase to access all content.