identity function


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identity function

[ī′den·ə‚dē ‚fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
The function of a set to itself which assigns to each element the same element. Also known as identity operator.
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By implication, the enhancement of class formation by the inclusion of a meaningful stimulus can be driven by the presumed delayed identity function served by the meaningful stimulus.
Thus it is possible that abstract stimuli that acquire identity functions can have a similar effect.
an identity function whose domain contains only symbols) and the syntax of (30) and (31) respectively.
n]] = I (the identity function on K) while failing to do so for k < n.
From this background literature, we arrived at a general research hypothesis: the effect of conflict indicators (salient ethnic identity, ethnocentrism, economic deprivation, and minority position) on readiness for conflict or for compromise will be mitigated by three features of national identity formation: (1) salience of national identity, (2) satisfaction with fulfillment of national identity functions, and (3) adoption of a national (Ukrainian) culture.
While IdM standards and technology are still emerging, the information services segment of the industry has pioneered identity functions that operate within the energy enterprise and across organizations.
This identity functions much like a product or company brand name (Farquhar, 1989).
SecuRegister, Techno Brain's multi-modal biometric system, enables management of data and associated identity functions in a scalable, reliable & secure manner.