Inverse typically means the opposite of something.
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Antonym  A word with the opposite meaning.

Inverse chain rule method  Related to integration and differentiation.

Inverse element  an element x^{−1} so that x * x^{−1} = x^{−1} * x = e, where * is some binary operation and e is the identity element.

Inverse function  in mathematics, a function that "reverses" the action of a given function.

Inverse gamblers fallacy  It says that if something improbable happens now, probable events must have happened in the past or the future. This is false.

Inverse kinematic animation (IKA)  In computer animation, start animating from the end and go backwards for some tasks.

Inverse limit  A notion in abstract algebra.

Inverse (logic)  ~p → ~q is the inverse of p → q

Inverse matrix  inverse element with respect to matrix multiplication.

Inverse multiplexer  Splits a signal into several signals, opposite of a multiplexer.

Inverse (music)  Oppositional direction of voice movement.

Inverse problem  The task of identifying model parameters from observed data. See, e.g., Inverse scattering, "inverse kinematics", "inverse dynamics".

Inverse perspective  Also Byzantine perspective: the further the objects, the larger they are drawn.

Inverse scattering  The problem to determine object's shape/properties from measurements of scattered radiation/particles.

Inversesquare law  The magnitude of a force is proportional to the inverse square of the distance.

Inverse transform sampling method  Generate some random numbers according to a given probability distribution.
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