odd permutation

noun

Definition of odd permutation

: a permutation that is produced by the successive application of an odd number of interchanges of pairs of elements

First Known Use of odd permutation

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Odd permutation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20permutation. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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