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Recursion

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  1. in computer science is a way of thinking about and solving problems

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 5, 2008
  2. is, in fact, one of the central ideas of computer science

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 5, 2008
  3. Solving a problem using recursion means the solution depends on solutions to smaller instances of the same problem

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 5, 2008
  4. "The power of recursion evidently lies in the possibility of defining an infinite set of objects by a finite statement

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  5. In the same manner, an infinite number of computations can be described by a finite recursive program, even if this program contains no explicit repetitions." Most high-level computer programming languages support recursion by allowing a function to

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