[seqfan] Re: suggestion for a competition?

israel at math.ubc.ca israel at math.ubc.ca
Thu Oct 27 23:53:33 CEST 2011

To make it fair, I guess "high school" and "undergraduates" should be 
separate categories (if you want the competition open to both).
But since the boundaries between these in different places around the 
world are not all at the same level, the eligibility criteria may need
careful thought. 


On Oct 27 2011, N. J. A. Sloane 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?
>Seqfan Mailing list - http://list.seqfan.eu/

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