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In phase-space classical Hamiltonian mechanics, the Poisson bracket is an antisymmetric binary operation acting like a derivative: {f, g} = $\sum_{i=1}^{N} \left( \frac{\partial f}{\partial q_{i}} \frac{\partial g}{\partial p_{i}} - \frac{\partial f}{\partial p_i} \frac{\partial g}{\partial q_i}\right).$