Re: What is this shorthand notation?

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• From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>
• Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 03:58:45 -0400 (EDT)
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```This is the infix notation for Function

logistic = {r, y} \[Function] r y (1 - y)

Function[{r, y}, r y (1 - y)]

The arrow is entered with   \[Function]   or   <escape> fn <escape>

See

http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/character/Function.html

Bob Hanlon

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 4:10 AM, Xiaojian Bai <b.x.jian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I was looking for a mathematica code for logistic bifurcation. The following link caught my eye.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mathematica_logistic_bifurcation.png
>
> I am very curious about the shorthand notation in the definition of "logistic" in the second line. It looks like the shorthand "Rule" function or "RuleDelayed", but it can't be. It seems somehow a function is defined.
>
> Wish someone could help me out.
>
> Thanks
>

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