Definition of Reverse Polish notation

1. Noun. A parenthesis-free notation for forming mathematical expressions in which each operator follows its operands.

Definition of Reverse Polish notation

1. Noun. (mathematics) an arithmetic notation in which numbers precede the operators to be applied to them. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reverse Polish Notation

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Literary usage of Reverse Polish notation

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1. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"He measured reaction time and accuracy for both algebraic and reverse Polish notation and found that errors were related to confusion between operations, ..."

2. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"... or Scheme notation), the second position (infix or standard notation), or the third position (postfix, also known as reverse Polish notation, or RPN). ..."

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