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Recursion and Iteration

Many, if not most, uses for computers involve repetitive procedures. Lisp provides two paradigms for controlling repetition -- recursion and iteration -- both covered in this chapter. Also in this chapter you will find out how to set up code blocks with local variables using let.

© Colin Allen & Maneesh Dhagat
March 2007