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- Class:
**<CONSTANT-FUNCTION>** -
For a <constant-function> evaluation and derivative computation are trivial.

Superclasses: <FUNCTION>

Direct slots:

- VALUE: Self-explanatory.

- Class:
**<FUNCTION>** -
The <function> class is an abstract class for a general function. This function will usually accept vector arguments, the dimensions of domain and image are fixed when defining the function. If the function is differentiable, the gradient matrix can be obtained by evaluating the gradient slot.

Direct slots:

- DOMAIN-DIMENSION: Self-explanatory.
- IMAGE-DIMENSION: Self-explanatory.

- Class:
**<LINEAR-FUNCTION>** -
A <linear-function> is determined by a matrix A and a vector b. It represents the map

*x -> Ax+b*.Superclasses: <FUNCTION>

Direct slots:

- A: Self-explanatory.
- B: Self-explanatory.

- Class:
**<PERIODIC-POLYGON>** -
This class implements a periodic polygon.

Superclasses: <POLYGON>

- Class:
**<POLYGON>** -
This class implements a function which maps the unit interval to a polygon.

Superclasses: <FUNCTION>

Direct slots:

- POINTS: A vector of points for the polygon.

- Class:
**<SPECIAL-FUNCTION>** -
A <special-function> provides its own evaluation and gradient computation.

Superclasses: <FUNCTION>

Direct slots:

- EVALUATOR: Self-explanatory.
- GRADIENT: Self-explanatory.
- JET: Self-explanatory.

- Function:
**CIRCLE-FUNCTION***&OPTIONAL (*`RADIAL-DISTANCE`1.0) (`MIDPOINT`(`COERCE`(`QUOTE`(0.0 0.0)) (`QUOTE``DOUBLE-VEC`))) (`OMEGA`1.0) (`PHI0`0.0) -
Returns a special function drawing a polar around

`midpoint`with distance given by the function or number`radial-distance`with angular velocity omega. Without arguments it yields a function mapping*R^1*isometrically to*S^1*.

- Function:
**CUBIC-SPLINE**`Y` -
On a regular partition of the unit interval interpolating values y are given. This function returns an interpolating spline.

- Function:
**DEGREE**`POLY` -
Degree of a polynomial

- Function:
**DIFFERENTIABLE-P**`F`&OPTIONAL`K` -
Returns t if f is differentiable or differentiable of the given degree.

- Function:
**DIFFERENTIATE**`POLY``INDEX` -
Differentiate a multivariate polynomial wrt the variable given by INDEX.

- Function:
**ELLIPSE-MATRIX**`RADIUS``EXCENTRICITY``PHI` -
Returns a matrix A suitable for describing the ellipse as (Ax,x)=1.

- Function:
**EVALUATE**`F``X` -
Generic evaluation of functions on an argument. Numbers and arrays are treated as constants. Special evaluation is defined for multivariate polynomials on vectors and for <function> objects.

- Function:
**EVALUATE-GRADIENT**`F``X` -
Generic evaluation of gradients of differentiable functions.

- Function:
**HOMOTOPY**`FUNC1``FUNC2` -
Returns a function which uses its first coordinate as a homotopy parameter.

- Function:
**INTERVAL-METHOD**`FUNC``A``B``ACCURACY` -
Finds zeros of functions in 1d by the interval method.

- Function:
**MAKE-POLYNOMIAL**`COEFFS` -
Constructor which simplifies the coefficient list.

- Function:
**MAXIMAL-PARTIAL-DEGREE**`POLY` -
Maximal partial degree of a polynomial.

- Function:
**MULTIPLE-EVALUATE**`FUNC``POSITIONS` -
Multiple evaluations of

`func`may be optimized.

- Function:
**MULTIPLE-EVALUATE-GRADIENT**`F``POSITIONS` -
Multiple evaluations may be optimized.

- Function:
**N-VARIATE-MONOMIALS-OF-DEGREE**`N``DEGREE`&OPTIONAL (`TYPE`(`QUOTE``=`)) -
Returns n-variate monomials of degree being equal or being lower or equal than deg. Examples: (n-variate-monomials-of-degree 2 2) -> (x2^2 x1*x2 x1^2) (n-variate-monomials-of-degree 2 2 ’<=) -> (1 x2 x1 x2^2 x1*x2 x1^2)

- Function:
**NUMERICAL-COMPLEX-DERIVATIVE**`F` -
Computes a very accurate real derivative for functions which can be applied to complex arguments.

- Function:
**NUMERICAL-GRADIENT**`FUNC`&KEY (`SHIFT`1.e-6) -
Computes the numerical gradient of func at pos.

- Function:
**PARTIAL-DEGREE**`POLY``INDEX` -
Partial degree in variable INDEX of a multivariate polynomial.

- Function:
**POLY***`P1``P2` -
Multiplies two polynomials P1 and P2.

- Function:
**POLY-EXPT**`P``N` -
Raises the polynomial P to power N.

- Class:
**POLYNOMIAL** -
Multivariate polynomial. The coefficients are represented as nested lists.

Superclasses: <VECTOR>

Direct slots:

- COEFFS: Self-explanatory.

- Function:
**PROJECT-TO-ELLIPSOID**`MIDPOINT``A` -
Returns a function which projects to the ellipsoid given by Q(x-midpoint)=1 where Q is the quadratic form associated with the matrix A.

- Function:
**PROJECT-TO-SPHERE**`MIDPOINT``RADIUS` -
Returns a function which projects to the sphere with given midpoint and radius.

- Function:
**SHIFT-POLYNOMIAL**`POLY``DIM` -
Shifts a polynomial in dimension, e.g. x_1 becomes x_2.

- Function:
**SPARSE-REAL-DERIVATIVE**`SPARSE-F` -
Warning: works only for real-valued functions!

- Function:
**SPECIAL-1D-FUNCTION**`F`&OPTIONAL`DF` -
Constructs a special function between 1D-spaces from ordinary Lisp functions.

- Function:
**TOTAL-DEGREE**`POLY` -
Degree of a multivariate polynomial

- Function:
**UNIT**`F` -
Generates a unit of the same kind as

`F`.

- Function:
**XN-DISTORTION-FUNCTION**`F``GRAD-F``DIM` -
Returns a function which distorts the xn-coordinate by a factor f(x’). Also grad-f has to be provided.

- Function:
**ZERO**`F` -
Generates a zero of the same kind as

`F`.

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