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Re: simple question

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  • Subject: [mg99685] Re: simple question
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 06:24:01 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gu660n$9jh$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

thank you for this almost complete example.

NestWhile[f,startinglist,UnsameQ[{#1[[1]],#2[[1]]}&,2]

may work or not.

Regards
   Jens

Francisco Gutierrez wrote:
> Dear Sirs:
> I have a function whose output is of the form {{a,b,c},{d,e,f},k}
>  
> That is, a list of length 3, of which the first two parts are lists and the last part is a number
>  
> Now, I want to iterate it, with the following termination criterion: stop if the first two parts of the output are identical in two successive runs.
>  
> The intuitive (or naively intuitive if you want) way of attacking the problem, I think, is the following:
>  
> NestWhile[f,startinglist,UnsameQ[{#[[1]],#[[2]]}&,2]
>  
> But it does not work.
>  
> What is the solution?
> Fg
> 


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