Re: F[f_,x_]:=f[x] ?

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• Subject: [mg19874] Re: [mg19819] F[f_,x_]:=f[x] ?
• From: "Mark E. Harder" <harderm at ucs.orst.edu>
• Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 01:20:56 -0400
• Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

```Patrick;
Its called a pure function, either Function[] or (expression with
slots)&. I had an easier with the latter form:

In[155]:=  F=(#1[#2]&);
F[f,x]
Out[155]= f[x]

In[156]:=  Outer[F,{f,g},{x,y}]
Out[156]=  {{f[x],f[y]},{g[x],g[y]}}

-mark

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick McLean <p_mclean at postoffice.utas.edu.au>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg19874] [mg19819] F[f_,x_]:=f[x] ?

>What is the name of the in-built Mathematica function that plays the role
>of F in te following:
>
>F[f_,x_]:=f[x].
>
>For example,
>
>Outer[F,{f,g},{x,y}]
>
>will give:
>
>{{f[x],f[y]},{g[x],g[y]}}.
>
>--
>Patrick McLean
>
>No news is good news...
>

```

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