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PM DIXIT (or) DIXTT ET AL E TU
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γ represents:
* the lower incomplete gamma function
* the third angle in a triangle, opposite the side C
* the Euler-Mascheroni constant in mathematics.
* second-order sensitivity to price in mathematical finance
* the Lorentz factor in special relativity
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ε represents:
* a small positive quantity; see limit
* a random error in regression analysis
* in set theory, the limit ordinal of the sequence\omega,\omega^[\omega],\omega^[\omega^[\omega]],\dots.
* in computer science, the empty string.
* the Levi-Civita symbol. * in electromagnetics, dielectric permittivity.
* emissivity
* strain
* set membership symbol ∈ is based on ε
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α represents:
* the first angle in a triangle, opposite the side A.
* one root of a quadratic equation, where β represents the other
* the statistical significance of a result
* the false positive rate in statistics
* the reciprocal of the sacrifice ratio
* the fine structure constant in physics
* the angle of attack of an airplane
* an alpha particle (He+2)
* angular acceleration in physics
* the linear thermal expansion coefficient
Originally posted by MajorMalfunction
There is a PM Dixit, professor of Mechanical Engineering in Kanpur, India:
home.iitk.ac.in...
A slang term meaning the analysis of a game after it has been completed.
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dixit = "said" .....Used to attribute a statement or opinion to its author, rather than the speaker.
Alphabetical list of latin to english translations
Originally posted by MajorMalfunction
The French is derived from the Latin, and the way the phrase is written appears, at least to me, to be Latin wholly:
PM Dixit (we've already established)
et al is Latin
If the final part was French, it would be "et tu" but in Latin it is "e tu"
Just my gut feeling on this, but I think it's a Latin phrase, not French, it is very similar to French, however.