org.jscience.mathematics.algebraic.fields
Interface Field

All Superinterfaces:
AbelianGroup, Ring
All Known Implementing Classes:
ComplexField, DoubleField, ExactComplexField, ExactRationalField, ExactRealField, RationalField

public interface Field
extends Ring

This interface defines a field (a commutative division ring).


Nested Class Summary
static interface Field.Member
          This interface defines a member of a field.
 
Method Summary
 boolean isInverse(Field.Member a, Field.Member b)
          Returns true if one member is the inverse of the other.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.jscience.mathematics.algebraic.fields.Ring
isOne, one
 
Methods inherited from interface org.jscience.mathematics.algebraic.groups.AbelianGroup
isNegative, isZero, zero
 

Method Detail

isInverse

boolean isInverse(Field.Member a,
                  Field.Member b)
Returns true if one member is the inverse of the other.

Parameters:
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Returns:
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