[seqfan] Re: Breaking news on partition numbers.
davidwwilson at comcast.net
Sat Jan 22 19:01:34 CET 2011
The basic properties and small values of partition numbers are readily
available from any number of sources, e.g., A&S. Concerning larger
partition values, the Folsom-Kent-Ono paper, p.3, gives initial digits of
partition numbers larger than those found in the current A000041 b-file. In
short, the content of the paper shows no need for the OEIS, and the
references, probably truthfully, show no use of it.
If these papers had been NJIS papers, or surveys of the partition numbers,
omitting references to the OEIS would have been remiss. But these papers
were apparently announcements of independent results obtained without aid of
the OEIS. As much as we love the OEIS, sometimes life goes on without it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexander P-sky" <apovolot at gmail.com>
To: "Sequence Fanatics Discussion list" <seqfan at list.seqfan.eu>
Cc: <peter.luschny at googlemail.com>
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2011 3:40 PM
Subject: [seqfan] Re: Breaking news on partition numbers.
> It is pitiful that the article directly lists the terms of what is
> A000041 in OEIS without explicitly referring to OEIS
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