Iteration, while loop, and for loop

Lawrence D’Oliveiro lawrencedo99 at
Wed Jun 29 01:58:22 EDT 2016

On Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 1:30:04 AM UTC+12, BartC wrote:
> I don't know if that helps; I've never heard of an induction variable. 

Perhaps it’s just a computability-theoretic way of saying “a variable whose value each time round the loop is a function of its value on the previous iteration”.

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