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Holonomic (introduced by Heinrich Hertz in 1894 from the Greek ὅλος meaning whole, entire and νόμ-ος meaning law) may refer to:


  • Holonomic basis, a set of basis vector fields {ek} such that some coordinate system {xk} exists for which
  • Holonomic constraints, which are expressible as a function of the coordinates and time
  • Holonomic module in the theory of D-modules
  • Holonomic function, a smooth function that is a solution of a linear homogeneous differential equation with polynomial coefficients

Other uses[edit]

  • Holonomic (robotics), when controllable degrees of freedom are equal to the total degrees of freedom.
  • Holonomic brain theory, model of cognitive function as being guided by a matrix of neurological wave interference patterns

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