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Art of Computer Programming, The: Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms by Donald E. Knuth

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Appendix B. Index to Notations

In the following formulas, letters that are not further qualified have the following significance:

j, k  integer-valued arithmetic expression

m, n  nonnegative integer-valued arithmetic expression

x, y  real-valued arithmetic expression

f  real-valued or complex-valued function

P  pointer-valued expression (either Λ or a computer address)

S, T  set or multiset

α  string of symbols

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