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Title: overload
Issue Date: 19-Nov-2006
Publisher: PlanetMath
Abstract: To assign another meaning to a symbol that already has a meaning, or a new operation to an operator that is already assigned to another operation. Perhaps the quintessential example of overloading in mathematics is the case of the Greek letter pi. In geometry pi refers to the ratio between the perimeter and the diameter on a circle, while in number theory ... refers to the prime counting function, and not the multiplication of
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