Tribute to Invariance

Glossary (after American Heritage Dictionary)

  1. Analogy: Similarity in some respects between things that are otherwise dissimilar.
  2. Conformity: Similarity in form or character; agreement. Action or behavior in correspondence with current customs or rules.
  3. Correspondence: Similarity or analogy.
  4. Equivalent: Having similar or identical effects. Being essentially equal, all things considered.
  5. Invariant: Unaffected by a designated operation, as a transformation of coordinates.
  6. Model: One serving as an example to be imitated or compared.
  7. Paradigm: An example that serves as pattern or model.
  8. Pattern: A consistent, characteristic form, style, or method.
  9. Regular: Orderly, even, or symmetrical. In conformity with a fixed procedure, principle, or discipline.
  10. Similarity: A corresponding aspect or feature; equivalence.
  11. Symmetry: A relationship of characteristic correspondence, equivalence, or identity among constituents of an entity or between different entities.

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