# Dictionary Definition

logistic adj : of or relating to logistics;
"logistic requirements" [syn: logistical]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Adjective

- Relating to logistics
- Relating to symbolic logic
- Relating to the logistic function

#### Translations

- French: logistique
- Italian: logistico

### Noun

- A logistic function or graph of a logistic curve.

# Extensive Definition

- Logistics is the
management of resources and their distribution.
- Logistic engineering is the scientific study of logistics.
- Military logistics is the study of logistics at the service of military units and operations.

- The logistic
function is a sigmoid
function used in many fields.
- The logistic map is the discrete form of the logistic function.
- Logit, the inverse of the logistic function, is fundamental to logistic regression.

- In probability theory and statistics, the logistic distribution is a continuous probability distribution.
- In the history of symbolic logic logistic is a systems method, or science of order, and associated with Leibniz's Characteristica Universalis.