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Re: terminate the NestWhile

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  • Subject: [mg72455] Re: [mg72360] terminate the NestWhile
  • From: bsyehuda at gmail.com
  • Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 05:44:03 -0500 (EST)

Hi,
Taken directly from the help system
NestWhile[f, expr, test, m, max] applies f at most max times.
NestWhile[f, expr, test, m, max, n] applies f an extra n times.
 NestWhile[f, expr, test, m, max, -n] returns the result found when f had
been applied n fewer times.

yehuda

On 12/26/06, Arkadiusz.Majka at gmail.com <Arkadiusz.Majka at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> NestWhile repeats calculations until test is no longer True. Sometimes
> it happens that it takes a lot of time. How can I terminate
> calculations if they last more than the certain amount of time or more
> than certain number of iterations?
>
> Best,
>
> Arek
>
>


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