Cartesian means of or relating to the French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes—from his name—Rene Des-Cartes. It may refer to:

  • Cartesian anxiety
  • Cartesian circle
  • Cartesian dualism, the philosophy of the distinction between mind and body developed by René Descartes
    • Cartesianism, name given to the philosophy of René Descartes
    • Cartesianists, followers of Cartesianism
  • Cartesian Meditations, a work by Edmund Husserl
  • Cartesian linguistics, a work by Noam Chomsky
  • Cartesian theatre
  • Cartesian diver, a science experiment
  • Cartesian physics

In mathematics:

  • Cartesian closed category, a closed category in category theory
  • Cartesian coordinate system, modern rectangular coordinate system
  • Cartesian diagram, a construction in category theory
  • Cartesian geometry, now more commonly called analytic geometry
  • Cartesian morphism, formalisation of pull-back operation in category theory
  • Cartesian oval, a curve
  • Cartesian product, a direct product of two sets
  • Cartesian product of graphs, a binary operation on graphs
  • Cartesian tree, a binary tree in computer science

Other articles related to "cartesian":

Cartesian Tree - Definition
... The Cartesian tree for a sequence of distinct numbers can be uniquely defined by the following properties The Cartesian tree for a sequence has one node for each number in the sequence ... value of the sequence, and the left and right subtrees are the Cartesian trees for the subsequences to the left and right of the root value ... Therefore, the three properties above uniquely define the Cartesian tree ...
Times - Multiplication With Set Theory - Cartesian Product
... Then, the members of are exactly those of the Cartesian product ... as applying to natural numbers then follow trivially from the corresponding properties of the Cartesian product ...
Cartesian Tree - History
... Cartesian trees were introduced and named by Vuillemin (1980) ... The name is derived from the Cartesian coordinate system for the plane in Vuillemin's version of this structure, as in the two-dimensional range searching application ... Gabow, Bentley Tarjan (1984) and subsequent authors followed the definition here in which a Cartesian tree is defined from a sequence this change generalizes the geometric setting of Vuillemin ...
Cartesian Doubt
... Cartesian doubt is a form of methodological skepticism associated with the writings and methodology of René Descartes ... Cartesian doubt is also known as Cartesian skepticism, methodic doubt, methodological skepticism, or hyperbolic doubt ... Cartesian doubt is a systematic process of being skeptical about (or doubting) the truth of one's beliefs, which has become a characteristic method in philosophy ...
List Of Operators
... Curve definition Variables Description Linear transformations Derivative of nth order Cartesian Integral, area Composition operator Even component Odd component ...