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017
018package org.apache.commons.math3.analysis;
019
020/**
021 * An interface representing a multivariate vectorial function.
022 * @version $Id: MultivariateVectorFunction.java 1462485 2013-03-29 14:36:19Z psteitz $
023 * @since 2.0
024 */
025public interface MultivariateVectorFunction {
026
027    /**
028     * Compute the value for the function at the given point.
029     * @param point point at which the function must be evaluated
030     * @return function value for the given point
031     * @exception IllegalArgumentException if point's dimension is wrong
032     */
033    double[] value(double[] point)
034        throws IllegalArgumentException;
035
036}