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Hence P (T, x(t0 )) = 0 identically, independent of t0 . As x(t) is non-constant, it takes infinitely many values; hence P (T, X) = 0. Lemma 2. The same result holds for rational functions R(T, X). 1 Exponential Functions Theorem 1. The only irreducible polynomial P (T, X, Y ), such that the implicit differential equation P (t, x, x) ˙ =0 has solution x(t) = et − 1 t (x(0) = 1) Solutions of ODEs with Removable Singularities is 37 P (T, X, Y ) = T Y − T X + X − 1 . The only explicit rational ODE satisfied by x(t) is x˙ = tx − x + 1 .
The complete system in Fortran was almost ready for testing in mid-1974, but there was a complete reorganization Backwards Differentiation in AD and Neural Nets 25 of the Cambridge Project that summer, reflecting new inputs from DOD and important improvements in coding standards based on PL/1. As I result, I graduated and moved on before the code could be moved into the new system. 1 Initial (1974) Version of the Reverse Method My thesis showed how to calculate all the derivatives of a single computed quantity Y with respect to all of the inputs and parameters which fed into that computation in just one sweep backwards (see Fig.
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