Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak

former

[see also: latter]

Then either ......, or ...... In the former case, ......

Examples 1 and 2 give two operators, the former bounded and the latter not, with ......

The definition is stated in terms of local martingales, rather than martingales, for the technical reason that the former are easier to characterize in applications.



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