# Difference between revisions of "Composition"

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+ | A binary [[Algebraic operation|algebraic operation]]. For example, the composition (or superposition) of two functions $f$ and $g$ is the function $h=f\circ g$, $h(x)=f(g(x))$. See [[Convolution of functions|Convolution of functions]] concerning composition in probability theory. |

## Revision as of 05:47, 1 February 2013

A binary algebraic operation. For example, the composition (or superposition) of two functions $f$ and $g$ is the function $h=f\circ g$, $h(x)=f(g(x))$. See Convolution of functions concerning composition in probability theory.

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Composition.

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