conjugate convex functions

conjugate convex functions

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(mathematics)
Two functions ƒ(x) and g (y) are conjugate convex functions if the derivative of ƒ(x) is 0 for x = 0 and constantly increasing for x > 0, and the derivative of g (y) is the inverse of the derivative of ƒ(x).
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