función de cota

English translation: limiting function

06:49 Jul 17, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - IT (Information Technology) / JAVA
Spanish term or phrase: función de cota
I'm translating a Java programming language manual. I have run into this phrase, but I cannot find a translation that doesn't sound "suspicious". I have even restored to Google translate, which gave me "dimension function" but I'm not sure this is what I need, so I'm asking the experts here to enlighten me...
COntext:
"Los bucles infinitos son producidos principalmente por *funciones de cota* mal elegidas.

*Funciones de cota*

Una *función de cota* es aquella que utilizamos para asegurarnos de que un bloque iterativo se ejecutará siempre un número fijo de veces."
Valeria Lagos Gordon Downie
Spain
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English translation:limiting function
Explanation:
= terminating condition or restriction.
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neilmac
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limiting function


Explanation:
= terminating condition or restriction.

Example sentence(s):
  • An infinite loop (or endless loop) is a sequence of instructions in a computer program which loops endlessly, either due to the loop having no terminating condition...

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19915760/how-to-limit-a-thread-running-infinite-loop-to-1-core
    https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-restrict-a-program-of-infinite-loop-in-java-from-running-paralelly-on-two-different-command-prompts
neilmac
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  MPGS: makes sense to me :-)
3 hrs

agree  Helena Chavarria: http://tesis.pucp.edu.pe/repositorio/bitstream/handle/123456...
3 hrs

agree  philgoddard: The sum total of my programming knowledge, from the Sinclair Spectrum: 10: GO TO 20. 20: GO TO 10.
10 hrs
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