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017
018package org.apache.commons.math4.analysis.differentiation;
019
020import org.apache.commons.math4.analysis.MultivariateVectorFunction;
021import org.apache.commons.math4.exception.MathIllegalArgumentException;
022
023
024/**
025 * Extension of {@link MultivariateVectorFunction} representing a
026 * multivariate differentiable vectorial function.
027 * @since 3.1
028 */
029public interface MultivariateDifferentiableVectorFunction
030    extends MultivariateVectorFunction {
031
032    /**
033     * Compute the value for the function at the given point.
034     * @param point point at which the function must be evaluated
035     * @return function value for the given point
036     * @exception MathIllegalArgumentException if {@code point} does not
037     * satisfy the function's constraints (wrong dimension, argument out of bound,
038     * or unsupported derivative order for example)
039     */
040    DerivativeStructure[] value(DerivativeStructure[] point)
041        throws MathIllegalArgumentException;
042
043}