Doubly recursive sequence
Christian G. Bower
bowerc at usa.net
Sun Aug 3 09:14:13 CEST 2003
Leroy Quet <qqquet at mindspring.com> wrote:
...
> Interesting.
>
> I am slightly curious about such things such as:
> for which indexes k, does a[k] = 1,
> or when is a[k] < a[k-1] ?
>
> And what would be the sequence of differences between consecutive k's,
> where
> a[k] < a[k-1]?
>
>
> (The k's where a[k] = 1 are 0, 1, 4, and 64, for k < 100 {as seen from
> the list generated by Farideh Firoozbakht}. These k's, except the 0, all
> happen to be powers of 2; but this is much too small a sample to deduce
> anything, obviously.)
I get 400 and 489 as the next 1's of a[k]. Although my calculations can
overflow. I don't believe they did in this case, but I'd have to spend
a little time verifying it to make sure.
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