**Unary** — * Unary numeral system, the simplest numeral system to represent natural numbers * Unary operation, a kind of mathematical operator that has only one operand * Unary coding, an entropy encoding that represents a number n with n − 1 ones followed… … Wikipedia

**unary** — (adj.) 1923, from L. unus one (see ONE (Cf. one)) on model of BINARY (Cf. binary), etc … Etymology dictionary

**unary** — adjective consisting of or involving a single element or component in a unary operation in a mathematical system one element is used to yield a single result • Similar to: ↑single … Useful english dictionary

**Unary coding** — is an entropy encoding that represents a natural number, n , with n − 1 ones followed by a zero. For example 5 is represented as 11110. Some representations use n − 1 zeros followed by a one. The ones and zeros are interchangeable without loss of … Wikipedia

**Unary numeral system** — The unary numeral system is the bijective base 1 numeral system. It is the simplest numeral system to represent natural numbers: in order to represent a number N , an arbitrarily chosen symbol representing 1 is repeated N times. For example,… … Wikipedia

**Unary language** — In computational complexity theory, a unary language or tally language is a formal language (a set of strings) where all strings have the form 1 k , where 1 can be any fixed symbol. For example, the language {1, 111, 1111} is unary, as is the… … Wikipedia

**Unary operation** — In mathematics, a unary operation is an operation with only one operand, i.e. a single input. Specifically, it is a function where A is a set. In this case f is called a unary operation on A. Common notations are prefix notation (e.g. +, −, not) … Wikipedia

**Unary function** — A unary function is a function that takes one argument. In computer science, a unary operator is a subset of unary function.Many of the elementary functions are unary functions, in particular the trigonometric functions and hyperbolic function… … Wikipedia

**unary operator** — noun A symbol representing unary operation; an operator taking one operand … Wiktionary

**unary operation** — vienvietė operacija statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. monadic operation; unary operation vok. einstellige Operation, f; monadische Operation, f; unäre Operation, f rus. операция с одним операндом, f; унарная операция, f pranc.… … Automatikos terminų žodynas