In Mathematics and Computer Science
- Functional (mathematics), a term applied to certain scalar-valued functions in mathematics and computer science.
- Functional analysis
- Linear functional, a type of functional often simply called a functional in the context of functional analysis
- Higher-order function, also called a functional, a function that takes other functions as arguments
- In an ontology, "functional" is a property or relation that can only hold a single value for a given individual
- Functional programming, a programming paradigm based on mathematical functions rather than changes in variable states
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