bijection (baɪˈdʒɛkʃən) | |
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injection See also surjection a mathematical function or mapping that is both an injection and a surjection and therefore has an inverse |
bijection [%PREMIUM_LINK%] (bī-jěk'shən) Pronunciation Key Mathematics A function that is both an injection and a surjection. In a bijection, each member of the range corresponds to an element of the domain that is mapped onto it, and there is a one-to-one correspondence between the members of the domain and the range. All linear functions, such as y = x + 3, are bijections. Compare injection, surjection. |