## Particularly in programming!

From past few years, one thing is kept bothering me which is the “programming tutorials” on the YouTube.com teaching everything in just 5 minutes. I was like, how is this even possible that you can understand something in just 5 minutes?

These presenters say that a loop is something that repeats for a certain amount of time. Even they do use the word iterate sometimes, but they claim that it means the same as repeat.

Which isn't true at all, what I remembered, if I am correct. The meaning of the word Iterate means that – keep doing the task with the updated value to achieve the truth at the end, meanwhile repeat means keep doing the same thing with no change.

I found this just now to again verify my claim at English Stack Exchange -

"Iteration" comes from the Latin "iter" meaning "journey". Iteration is performing the same task at different places or with different circumstances as part of a longer sequence. It is not doing the exact same thing (that would be **re**iteration - to repeat a journey). The word "Iteration" always conveys the sense of progress, improvement, growth or change.

Repetition, on the other hand, is to perform the *exact* same action, with no change of circumstance. Unlike "Iteration", "Repetition" does not suggest progress or movement forwards.

Life and loops are similar in terms of initiation, maintenance, and termination.

- Initiation is starting at a point and maintaining ourselves.
- Maintenance is keeping healthy and working to avoid getting stuck.
- Termination is the final stage of a loop.
- Iterations or repetitions in a loop can involve using different values each time.

- Initialization is the starting point of the loop.
- Maintenance is the process of iteration in the loop.
- Termination is the condition that ends the loop.

Induction is the process of integrating or inducing an idea.

- In induction, the truth value of a base is used to project outcomes.
- Induction can be encountered in college admissions or choosing a major.
- Induction is similar to iteration or integration with different values.

Loop and induction have a crucial difference

- Loop does not use mathematical induction
- Induction involves proving something step by step

State machine and mathematical induction are different because state machine is finite while mathematical induction is not.

- The state machine terminates and is finite, just like us.
- Mathematical induction is not finite and does not end.
- State machine can be proven through experience and achievements.
- Looping and maintaining a base is crucial in state machine.
- Mathematical induction is different from Marvel's explanation of Quantum.

Explanation of insertion sort using playing cards

- The book uses the example of playing cards to explain the loop used in insertion sort.
- The choice of playing cards as an example highlights the thought process of the writers.
- The authors were philosophical in selecting the card example.
- The card example is common worldwide and has two colors – red and black.
- The use of red and black in the example is influenced by the black and white screens used in older days.
- Insertion sort is an in-place sorting algorithm that sorts values by inserting them in their correct position.

Sorting a deck of cards in a game

- The players couldn't figure out the rules of the game
- They randomly started sorting the cards
- They ended up with a complete sorted deck of 52 cards
- The ability to sort the deck determined the outcome of the game

The example is taken from the book CLRS.

Meanwhile, the video which I recorded explaining what and how loops precisely works.

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