Re`cur´sion Pronunciation: ~sh?n

n. | 1. | The act of recurring; return. |

Noun | 1. | recursion - (mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular mathematical operation |

(mathematics, programming) | recursion - 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 never terminate. Usually however, it first performs some test on its arguments to check for a "base case" - a condition under which it can return a value without calling itself. The canonical example of a recursive function is factorial: factorial 0 = 1 factorial n = n * factorial (n-1) Functional programming languages rely heavily on recursion, using it where a procedural language would use iteration. See also recursion, recursive definition, tail recursion. |

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