# recursive procedure

## recursive procedure

[ri′kər·siv prə′sē·jər]
(computer science)
A method of calculating a function by deriving values of it which become more accurate at each step; recursive procedures are explicitly outlawed in most systems with the exception of a few which use languages such as ALGOL and LISP.
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We present now a proof that the convergent power series produced by the recursive procedure always regenerates the Taylor series in addition to a complementary one.
Thus, the recursive procedure should not be started until the initial value [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] falls into its tolerance restriction region.
[X.sub.k] can be estimated according to the following recursive procedure:
The aforementioned meaning of the recursive procedure denotational specification is modeled as the fixed point of the nonrecursive mapping which corresponds to the supremum and, simultaneously, the topological limit, with respect to the so-called Scott topology, of the increasing successive iterations sequence.
This outcome is sufficient in the recursive procedure of matrix recognition, because a homomorphism of G into the permutation group Sym(k) can be computed.
Pattabhiramacharyulu: 'A Recursive Procedure for two-species competing eco-system with decay and replenishment for one species', Published in Acta Ciencia Indica, Meerut, Vol.35, 2009.
If used, a recursive procedure must have a well-defined hard coded limited depth.
with polynomials P, Q, R, S that can be computed by a recursive procedure. This does not hold for other damaged problems, which is proved in Corollary 2.5.
The lag truncation parameter is chosen using the general to specific recursive procedure based on the t-statistic on the coefficient associated with the last lag in the estimated autoregression, see Perron (1997) for more details.

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