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What are recursive function advantage and disadvantages


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Recursive function/method is one which call itself repeatedly. Advantage is usually simplicity. The main disadvantage is often that the algorithm may require large amounts of memory if the depth of the recursion is very large. Examples are binary search, factorial etc.

Interview Candidate on Mar 17, 2011

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