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Re: Functions with initial values

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  • Subject: [mg43768] Re: [mg43727] Functions with initial values
  • From: YAT <Yasvir-Tesiram at>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 02:28:53 -0400 (EDT)
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Fold and FoldList may help you out and they're very efficient.


josef hader wrote:
> I am trying to evaluate a function f[x_i] on a list of values x_i
> generated by Table[] and store it in a list {x_i,f[x_i]}. However, in
> order to evaluate the function at x_i, I need some initial values
> which are by-products of the evaluation at x_(i-1). Any suggestions
> how to implement this in mathematica in an efficient way?
> thank you!
> j.h.

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