A plateau of a function is a region where a function has constant value.

More formally, let U and V be topological spacesMathworldPlanetmath. A plateau for a scalar function f:UV is a path-connected set of points PU such that for some y we have

pP,f(p)=y (1)

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Title plateau
Canonical name Plateau
Date of creation 2013-03-22 12:59:48
Last modified on 2013-03-22 12:59:48
Owner bshanks (153)
Last modified by bshanks (153)
Numerical id 8
Author bshanks (153)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 90-00
Classification msc 26B12
Related topic Extremum