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Semidifferential Calculus?

  1. Aug 14, 2012 #1

    Stephen Tashi

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    I came across this announcement from SIAM (Society For Industrial And Applied Mathematics):

    OK, I give. What is Semidifferential Calculus?
     
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  3. Aug 14, 2012 #2

    pwsnafu

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    I've seen fractional derivative of order 1/2 being called the semi-derivative before. Maybe that?
     
  4. Aug 14, 2012 #3

    Bacle2

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    I think it may be a Calculus in which you allow for fractional derivatives, but I am not

    sure.
     
  5. Aug 14, 2012 #4

    pwsnafu

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    Apparently not:
    Yeah I'm lost

    Edit:

    According to this PDF it sounds like its something they can actually measure in experiments:
    Edit 2: Seems to be related to the subderivative in convex analysis.
     
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2012
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