[seqfan] Re: suggestion for a competition?

Andrew Weimholt andrew.weimholt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 22:51:16 CEST 2011

I wouldn't mind being on the panel of judges.

Some other possible catagories...

* Best proof of an open conjecture related to an OEIS seqeunce(s).

* Best alternate definition of a sequence (with proof that the new
definition produces the same

* Best extension of a "more" + "hard" sequence.


On 10/27/11, N. J. A. Sloane <njas at research.att.com> wrote:
> Dear SeqFans,
> A science writer that I know is thinking of
> writing an article about the OEIS.
> She asked me if I could think of a competition
> for students. For example, there might be a prize for the
> best new sequence submitted by a student.
> (Student could mean high school student, or perhaps undergraduate)
> Or, the best formula for a sequence that did not already have
> a formula.
> Or, the best "illustration of initial terms" (the kind of picture
> we have in A000029) for a sequence that at present does not have
> any illustrations
> Can anyone suggest other competitions?
> And, if the article appears, we will need a panel
> of judges - any volunteers?
> Neil
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