FixedPointList

FixedPointList[f,expr]
generates a list giving the results of applying f repeatedly, starting with expr, until the results no longer change.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • FixedPointList[f,expr] gives expr as the first element of the list it produces.
  • The last two elements in the list produced by FixedPointList are always the same.
  • FixedPointList[f,expr,n] stops after at most n steps.
  • FixedPointList[f,expr] applies SameQ to successive pairs of results to determine whether a fixed point has been reached.
  • FixedPointList[f,expr,,SameTest->s] applies s to successive pairs of results.
Introduced in 1991
(2.0)