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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular mathematical operation.

Usage examples (38)
  • A procedure that goes through recursion is said to be recursive.
  • The simplest type of recursion occurs when a given function is iterated.
  • So if you type in "recursion" in Google, those jokesters ask "did you mean recursion?"
  • Here composition is the natural way to combine functions, and primitive recursion is a restricted kind of recursion in which for more
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