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June 2nd, 2011, 10:15 AM   #1
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Logarithms

What does log^2(n) means?

Is it (logn)^2 or loglogn ????
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(log n).
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It's ambiguous.
http://math.stackexchange.com/questions ... its-result

"calling" a function twice in succession can be denoted f^2, yet so can the product of a function with itself.
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Also, I've seen the notation used to denote the nth derivative of f.
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Trigonometry: sin^nu, cos^nu and tan^nu.
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