# Iteration

## Repetition of a process / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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**Iteration** is the repetition of a process in order to generate a (possibly unbounded) sequence of outcomes. Each repetition of the process is a single iteration, and the outcome of each iteration is then the starting point of the next iteration.

Repetition of a process

In mathematics and computer science, iteration (along with the related technique of recursion) is a standard element of algorithms.