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Analytic or analytical may refer to:



Mathematical analysis[edit]

  • Analytic function, a function that is locally given by a convergent power series
  • Analytic capacity, a number that denotes how big a certain bounded analytic function can become
  • Analytic continuation, a technique to extend the domain of definition of a given analytic function
  • Analytic manifold, a topological manifold with analytic transition maps
  • Analytic variety, the set of common solutions of several equations involving analytic functions

Set theory[edit]

Proof theory[edit]

  • Analytic proof, in structural proof theory, a proof whose structure is simple in a special way
  • Analytic tableau, a tree structure used to analyze logical formulas

Computer science[edit]

  • Analytic or reductive grammar, a kind of formal grammar that works by successively reducing input strings to simpler forms
  • Analytics, to find meaningful patterns in data

Other science and technology[edit]


  • Analytic philosophy, a style of philosophy that came to dominate English-speaking countries in the 20th century
  • Analytic proposition, a statement whose truth can be determined solely through analysis of its meaning
  • Analytical Thomism, the movement to present the thought of Thomas Aquinas in the style of modern analytic philosophy
  • Postanalytic philosophy, describes a detachment from the mainstream philosophical movement of analytic philosophy, which is the predominant school of thought in English-speaking countries

Social sciences[edit]



  • Analytic induction, the systematic examination of similarities between various social phenomena to develop concepts or ideas
  • Analytic frame, a detailed sketch or outline of some social phenomenon, representing initial idea of a scientist analyzing this phenomenon



  • Analytic language, a natural language in which most morphemes are free (separate), instead of fused together

Other areas[edit]

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