## Look up: Recursion

1. recursion
[n] - (mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular mathematical operation
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2. Recursion
Re·cur'sion noun [ Latin recursio . See Recur .] The act of recurring; return. [ Obsolete] Boyle.
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3. recursion
The act of recurring; return. (Math) The calculation of a mathematical expression (or a quantity) by repeating an operation on another expression which was derived by application of the same operation, on an expression which itself was the result of similar repeated applications of that same operati...
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4. recursion
noun (mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular mathematical operation
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5. Recursion
• (n.) The act of recurring; return.
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6. Recursion
[computer science] Recursion in computer science is a method where the solution to a problem depends on solutions to smaller instances of the same problem. The approach can be applied to many types of problems, and is one of the central ideas of computer science. "The power of recursion evid...
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7. recursion
(mathematics, programming) When a function (or procedure) calls itself. Such a function is called 'recursive'. If the call is via one or more other functions then this group of functions are called 'mutually recursive'. If a function will always call itself, however it is called, then it will neve...
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8. Recursion
[novel] Recursion (2004) is Tony Ballantyne`s first novel. It is in the science fiction genre and follows three separate characters and their stories in a futuristic dystopia. Of high import to the storyline is the concept of the Singularity, a point in the near future when the evolution of ...
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9. recursion
Escher's 'Hands' See recursion. No, seriously. Recursion is a process that wraps back on itself and feeds the output of a process or function back in as the input. Using some sort of recurrence relation, an entire class of objects can be built up from a few initial values and a small number of...
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10. recursion
In computing and mathematics, a technique whereby a function or procedure calls itself into use in order to enable a complex problem to be broken down into simpler steps. For example, a function that finds the factorial of a number n (calculates the product of all the whole numbers between 1 ...
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11. Recursion
[disambiguation] Recursion is the process of repeating items in a self-similar way. Recursion may also refer to ...
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12. recursion
1) Formula 2) Rule
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