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Matthew Fuller

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262062749

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001

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Loop

Loop

Chapter:
(p.179) Loop
Source:
Software Studies
Author(s):

Wilfried Hou Je Bek

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0025

This chapter begins with the definition of LOOP, a concept in the computer science field used to control the flow of the statements. It also focuses on the chain of LOOP, like iteration, GO TO statements, and other types of loops. The chapter further discusses the major branches of LOOP and also FOR, WHILE, JUMP, RETURN, and other statements. The LOOP's relationship with the programming language and involvement of count-controlled loops, condition-controlled loops, collection-controlled loops, tail-end recursion, enumerators, and continuations covers the major description of the LOOP concept.

Keywords:   LOOP, control flow, GO TO, FOR, WHILE, JUMP, RETURN, programming language

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