Recursion - Wikipedia

Recursion occurs when a thing is defined in terms of itself or of its type. Recursion is used in a variety of disciplines ranging from linguistics to logic . The most common application of recursion is in mathematics and computer science , where a function being defined is applied within its own definition.

Recursion | Definition of Recursion by Merriam-Webster

2: the determination of a succession of elements (such as numbers or functions) by operation on one or more preceding elements according to a rule or formula involving a finite number of steps

Recursion (computer science) - Wikipedia

Recursion that only contains a single self-reference is known as single recursion, while recursion that contains multiple self-references is known as multiple recursion. Standard examples of single recursion include list traversal, such as in a linear search, or computing the factorial function, while standard examples of multiple recursion ...

recurse - Wiktionary

recurse (third-person singular simple present recurses, present participle recursing, simple past and past participle recursed) ( intransitive , computing ) To execute a procedure recursively . The algorithm then recurses on the children of the current tree node.

Recursing dictionary definition | recursing defined

Words near recursing in the dictionary. recurse; recurse subdirectories; recursed; recurses; recursing; recursion; recursion-theory

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recursing - Wiktionary

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