2012-10-07

[Technology] Recursion

A friend was asking whether I had a great way to explain recursion.  I had better ways back when I was first learning it, but now it's a bit too implicit.  However, here's an approximation of how I liked to look at it initially.  It's programming centric, in terms of stack frames, but the helpful principle to me was expanding a function as the window into another function, and in particular, into the function of itself.



Recursion note

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