Monday, October 29, 2012

Notation

In http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry5i8DGZrJs&list=EC3940DD956CDF0622&index=5&feature=plpp_video (approx. 2nd minute), Stephen Boyd says we are not allowed to use the notation:

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It should be:

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I guess I am somewhat of a repeat offender (I use the “min” notation a lot, “such that” not so much). The argument has to do with the English language. Apparently the Russian notation

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