[seqfan] Re: New logos needed for OEIS

Peter Luschny peter.luschny at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 18 21:07:40 CET 2009

NJAS: ...  we will need one or two new logos! .. Probably it
should say OEIS, with maybe some numbers?

I have no answer. But I like the question.
Wikipedia opens the article on "number":

"A number is a mathematical object used in counting
and measuring. A notational symbol which represents
a number is called a numeral, ..."

Then I opened the wonderful book of Georges Ifrah
"Histoire Universelle des Chiffres", Seghers
(Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
and found so many extremely beautiful
representations of numbers and sequences
of numbers which all would be an adornment
for OEIS. But maybe a little too poetic for an

A modern variant which gives a symbolic idea
of what OEIS is for me I found at mathworld

However, the seven days before Ash Wednesday begin
tomorrow and so I dare to add another suggestion:
Since a well chosen logo should not only represent
numbers but also the editor and maintainer:

Cheers, Peter

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