A computational process involving a succession of approximations, which consists of repeating the operation by inputting the outcome of each preceding operation to improve the final result until a desired accuracy is achieved. Compare → repetition.
Verbal noun of → iterate.
Fr.: méthode itérative
A method of computation in mathematics using → iteration.
Izar (ε Boötis)
A bright giant star in the constellation → Boötes lying 210 light-years away. It is a close double consisting of K0 and A0 dwarfs of magnitudes 2.5 and 4.6.
From Ar. Al-Izâr (