Some articles on single recursion, recursion, single:
... Recursion that only contains a single self-reference is known as single recursion, while recursion that contains multiple self-references is known as multiple recursion ... Standard examples of single recursion include list traversal, such as in a linear search, or computing the factorial function, while standard examples of multiple ... Single recursion is often much more efficient than multiple recursion, and can generally be replaced by an iterative computation, running in linear time and requiring constant space ...
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