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Re: Beginners Question - Series list problem

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  • Subject: [mg35684] Re: Beginners Question - Series list problem
  • From: lalu_bhatt at yahoo.com (Bhuvanesh)
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 04:46:46 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ahlga4$s3c$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Baz <bazcor at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 
> My attempts to write such a function have failed miserably. Please
> help ... Barry

Maybe you can use NestList:

Cell[TextData[ButtonBox["NestList",
 ButtonStyle->"RefGuideLink"]], "Text"]

--
Bhuvanesh,
Wolfram Research.


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