bounded variation

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bounded variation

[¦bau̇n·dəd ver·ē′ā·shən]
(mathematics)
A real-valued function is of bounded variation on an interval if its total variation there is bounded.
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of Minnesota) provides a textbook that explores Sobolev spaces from a novel viewpoint: by examining them as the natural development of monotone, absolutely, continuous, and BV functions of one variable.