[seqfan] Re: Average number of terms in %S, T, U lines

Simon Plouffe simon.plouffe at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 05:18:35 CET 2012

  The average number of terms is : 42.943

  I have the complete statistics, there are 8682591
terms and 202188 sequences as of the version of Jan. 05. 2012.

  Best regards,

  Simon Plouffe

Le 30/01/2012 04:22, Alonso Del Arte a écrit :
> Most keyword:cons sequences consist of single digit terms (e.g., 1, 6, 1,
> 8, 0, 3, 3, 9, etc.) and they tend to have a little over a hundred terms
> shown in the main entry. But of course that is not the only kind of
> sequence in the OEIS. There are also sequences that start out with very
> small terms and literally grow exponentially large, sequences with "random"
> growth, sequences of mostly larger numbers (and consequently fewer terms
> shown without recourse to a B-file), etc.
> So I'm wondering: what is the average number of terms shown in OEIS
> sequence entries? (Cutting off the sample at say, A200000 should not
> produce a significantly different answer, I would imagine).
> Al

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