monotone nonincreasing function

monotone nonincreasing function

[‚män·ə‚tōn ¦nän·in′krēs·iŋ ‚fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
A function which never increases, that is, if xy then ƒ(x) ≥ ƒ(y). Also known as monotone decreasing function; monotonically nonincreasing function.
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It is noted that the frequency of the harmonic potential is [omega] = [square root of (2[[OMEGA].sub.1](1 + 2[[OMEGA].sub.1][t.sup.2]))], and the coefficients of two- and three-body interactions are [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], which are monotone nonincreasing function of time t.