Assistant vs. Adjoint

Assistant vs. Adjoint — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Assistant and Adjoint

Assistantnoun

One that assists; a helper.

Adjointadjective

(mathematics) Used in certain contexts, in each case involving a pair of transformations, one of which is, or is analogous to, conjugation (either inner automorphism or complex conjugation).

Assistantadjective

Holding an auxiliary position; subordinate.

Adjointadjective

That is related to another functor by an adjunction.

Assistantadjective

Giving aid; auxiliary.

Adjointadjective

Having a relationship of the nature of an adjoint (adjoint curve); sharing multiple points with.

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Assistantadjective

Having a subordinate or auxiliary position.

an assistant surgeon

Adjointnoun

(mathematics) The transpose of the cofactor matrix of a given square matrix.

Assistantadjective

Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.

Adjointnoun

Transpose conjugate.

Assistantnoun

(obsolete) Someone who is present; a bystander, a witness.

Adjointnoun

Hermitian conjugate.

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Assistantnoun

A person who assists or helps someone else.

Adjointnoun

A functor related to another functor by an adjunction.

Assistantnoun

(British) Sales assistant.

Adjointnoun

A curve A such that any point of a given curve C of multiplicity r has multiplicity at least r–1 on A. Sometimes the multiple points of C are required to be ordinary, and if this condition is not satisfied the term sub-adjoint is used.

Assistantnoun

A software tool that provides assistance in some task, a wizard program.

Adjointnoun

An assistant to someone who holds a position in the military or civil service.

Assistantnoun

a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose;

my invaluable assistantthey hired additional help to finish the work

Adjointnoun

An assistant mayor of a French commune.

Assistantadjective

of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another