Definitions for napierian logarithmnəˈpɪər i ən
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natural logarithm, Napierian logarithm(noun)
a logarithm to the base e
The term Napierian logarithm, or Naperian logarithm, is often used to mean the natural logarithm. However, as first defined by John Napier, it is a function given by:8 It is not a logarithm to any particular base in the modern sense of the term; however, it can be rewritten as: and hence it is a linear function of a particular logarithm, and so satisfies identities quite similar to the modern logarithm, such as The Napierian logarithm is related to the natural logarithm by the relation and to the common logarithm by Note that and
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