Infinitesimal-analysis meaning

(archaic, calculus) Calculus.

1816: John Playfair, Dissertation on the Progress of Mathematical and Physical Science since the Revival of Letters in Europe.

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(mathematics, analysis) A systematic employment of infinitesimals that reduces calculus to algebra; nonstandard analysis.

1998: John L. Bell, A Primer of Infinitesimal Analysis.

2002: E.I. Gordon, A.G. Kusraev, S.S. Kutateladze, Infinitesimal Analysis.

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