Associations to the word «Jacobi»


JACOBI SYMBOL, noun. (number theory) Mathematical function of two integers, written \(\left({a \over b}\right)\), based on whether a is a square modulo the prime factors of b.
JACOBI SYMBOLS, noun. Plural of Jacobi symbol

Dictionary definition

JACOBI, noun. German mathematician (1804-1851).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats