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GeneratedParameters

FilledSmallSquare GeneratedParameters is an option which specifies how parameters generated to represent the results of various symbolic operations should be named.

FilledSmallSquare The typical default setting is GeneratedParameters->C.

FilledSmallSquare The setting GeneratedParameters->f specifies that successive generated parameters should be named f[1], f[2], ... .

FilledSmallSquare In typical cases, the f[i] are used to parameterize families of solutions to equations.

FilledSmallSquare The f[i] usually correspond to free parameters, but are also sometimes used to represent arbitrary functions.

FilledSmallSquare The f[i] have indices that start at 1 for each invocation of a particular symbolic operation.

FilledSmallSquare GeneratedParameters->(Module[{C}, C]&) guarantees that parameters are unique, even across different invocations of a function.

FilledSmallSquare GeneratedParameters is an option to such functions as DSolve, RSolve and Reduce.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 3.4.9.

FilledSmallSquare See also: C, Unique, Module.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 5.0.