Cauchy-Riemann equations

Cauchy-Riemann equations

[koh-shee-ree-mahn, koh-shee-]
plural noun Mathematics.
equations relating the partial derivatives of the real and imaginary parts of an analytic function of a complex variable, as f (z ) = u (x,y ) + iv (x,y ), by δ ux = δ vy and δ uy = −δ vx.

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named after A. L. Cauchy and G. F. B. Riemann

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