Fourier-series meaning

An infinite series whose terms are constants multiplied by sine and cosine functions and that can, if uniformly convergent, approximate a wide variety of functions.
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The expansion of a periodic function into a series of sines and cosines.
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An infinite series whose terms are constants multiplied by sine and cosine functions and that can, if uniformly convergent, approximate a wide variety of functions.
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(mathematics) A series of cosine and sine functions or complex exponentials resulting from the decomposition of a periodic function.
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Origin of fourier-series

  • After Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Named after Joseph Fourier, a French mathematician
    From Wiktionary