monotonic meaning

Pronunciation:   "monotonic" in a sentence
Adjective: monotonic  mónu'tónik
  1. Of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
    - monotone 
  2. Sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    - flat, monotone, monotonous

See also: decreasing monotonic, increasing monotonic, monotone, unmodulated

Antonym: nonmonotonic

Encyclopedia: Monotonic


[Computer]
In domain theory, a function f : D -> C is monotonic (or monotone) if

 for all x,y in D, x <= y => f(x) <= f(y). 
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  1. a linear function is monotonic.
  2. monotonic set games with restricted coalitions
  3. monotonic effect and non-monotonic effect in inductive reasoning
  4. monotonic effect and non-monotonic effect in inductive reasoning
  5. monotonic decreasing function

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