alternating form


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alternating form

[′ȯl·tər‚nād·iŋ ′fȯrm]
(mathematics)
A bilinear form f which changes sign under interchange of its independent variables; that is, f (x, y) = -f (y, x) for all values of the independent variables x and y.
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The implementation concept comprises, in particular, the testing of alternating forms of qualification and the development of a procedure for pan-European recognition of the qualification acquired.
Results indicate that the tests vary across these categories, even within alternating forms of the same test.

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