odd permutation

odd permutation

[′äd ‚pər·myə′tā·shən]
(mathematics)
A permutation that may be represented as the result of an odd number of transpositions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Theorem 3.1 The number of even permutations [s.sub.e](n) and the number of odd permutations [s.sub.o](n) in [S.sub.n](123, 231, 312) satisfy the following equations :