Re: Beginners Question - Series list problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg35661] Re: [mg35636] Beginners Question - Series list problem*From*: BobHanlon at aol.com*Date*: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 04:45:46 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In a message dated 7/24/02 2:34:21 AM, bazcor at tiscali.co.uk writes: >I am trying to generate a list of numbers where the number being >calculated is dependant on the previous list member. > >What I (think I) need is a function, like >SeriesTable[expr,{InitialValue,imax}] where IntitialValue will be the >first value in the list and expr will be evaluated on this value to >form the second value and so on Imax times. Look at the function NestList NestList[f, iV, 3] {iV, f[iV], f[f[iV]], f[f[f[iV]]]} Bob Hanlon Chantilly, VA USA