Iverson-bracket definition

(mathematics) A notation that denotes a number that is 1 if the condition in square brackets is satisfied, and 0 otherwise, i.e. (where P is a true or false statement)

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Noun

Singular:
iverson-bracket
Plural:
iverson-brackets

Origin of iverson-bracket

  • Named after Kenneth E. Iverson, who introduced this notation in his programming language APL.

    From Wiktionary