Tree - (Recursion|Induction) Algorithm

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1 - About

A recursive algorithms invoke themselves as a subroutine with a smaller input.

The idea of the recursion tree method is to write out all of the work done by the recursive algorithm in a tree structure, with the children of a given node corresponding to the recursive calls made by that node.

See Mathematics - Logarithm Function (log)

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3 - Base case

Recursive algorithms need a base case so they don't keep calling themselves until the rest of time. When the input's sufficient (small), you stop the recursion and you just return some trivial answer.

data/type/tree/recursion.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/13 16:14 by gerardnico