In mathematics, a pathological object is mathematical object that has a highly unexpected .
Pathological objects are typically percieved to, in some sense, be badly behaving. On the other hand, they are perfectly properly defined mathematical objects. Therefore this “bad behaviour” can simply be seen as a contradiction with our intuitive picture of how a certain object should behave.
See also .
- 1 Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathological (mathematics)entry on pathological, mathematics.
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