Function theory

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Function theory may refer to:

  • Theory of functions of a real variable, the traditional name of real analysis, a branch of mathematical analysis dealing with the real numbers and real-valued functions of a real variable
  • Theory of functions of a complex variable, the historical name for complex analysis, the branch of mathematical analysis that investigates functions of complex numbers
  • Constructive function theory, the study of the connection between the smoothness of a function and its degree of approximation
  • Geometric function theory, the study of geometric properties of analytic functions