CS151.02 2010S Functional Problem Solving

Class 25: Recursion Basics

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Held: Monday, March 8, 2010

Summary: We begin our exploration of recursion, the most general form of repetition available in Scheme. You can use recursion to both build and iterate over different kinds of values. Today, we explore how you use recursion to build simple numeric values from lists, and how to remove elements from lists.

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Overview:

Repetition

Recursion

Recursion in Scheme

Lab

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