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Re: Combined Set, SetDelayed

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  • Subject: [mg100803] Re: Combined Set, SetDelayed
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 05:41:25 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h0vteh$6v2$>


it has nothing to do with dynamic programming --
do it, always when you have a computation that
need a lot of time and that you call more than once.


Sid wrote:

> Hi,
> This may be a silly question but I have not found an answer to it yet
> in the Documentation Centre.
> In dynamic programming the following construct
>   f [ x_, y_] := f [x,y] =  ......
> is used, unless I am mistaken.
> I'd like to know if there are other situations where we must write a
> function definition in the above format.
> Thanks in advance.
> Kind Regards.
> Sid.

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