Definition of Subfield

1. Noun. A smaller, more specialized area of study or occupation within a larger one ¹



2. Noun. (algebra) A subring of a field, containing the multiplicative identity and closed under inversion. ¹

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Definition of Subfield

1. a subset of a mathematical field that is itself a field [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfield

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Literary usage of Subfield

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1. Current Issues in Statistical Inference: Essays in Honor of D. Basu by Dev Basu, Malay Ghosh, Pramod K. Pathak (1992)
"A subfield S is called test sufficient if for any test function there exists a S-measurable test function whose expectation is identical with the former for ..."

2. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"A consequence of organization of research fields in biology by subfield (eg, by disease, or by body function) is that efforts that can benefit the entire ..."

3. Assessing Research-Doctorate Programs: A Methodology Study by J. P. Ostriker, Charlotte V. Kuh, James A. Voytuk (2003)
"This can be accomplished through the inclusion of subfield names in the taxonomy. subfield names identify areas of specialization within a field. ..."

4. Globalization of Materials R&d: Time for a National Strategy by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"In the subfield of composites, the United States risks being unable to exploit the promise of composites because of the significant and continuing decline ..."

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