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Re: Recursion problem?

  • To: mathgroup at christensen.cybernetics.net
  • Subject: [mg1567] Re: Recursion problem?
  • From: bruck at mtha.usc.edu (Ronald Bruck)
  • Date: Sat, 24 Jun 1995 06:59:32 -0400
  • Organization: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

In article <3sg44d$8ji at news0.cybernetics.net> bruck at mtha.usc.edu (Ronald Bruck) writes:
>Can anyone tell me what in the world Mathematica is doing with the following
>program?  
...
>
>WHY DOESN'T THIS WORK?

Well, to answer my own question, here's why not:

>
>weight[m_, n_, a_] := weight[p, q, a] = 
                              ^^^^

If you want it to remember values, you shouldn't stick LOCAL variables there!
That p, q should be m, n.

Arrgh!  A bloody typo!

Now it works.

--Ron Bruck

 





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