[seqfan] Re: [The Tiling List] Re: Coordination sequences for planar nets
njasloane at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 06:36:33 CET 2014
I've fully updated A250120 - thanks to everyone for their contributions.
The full list of sequences for the 11 planar nets now looks like this:
List of coordination sequences for uniform planar nets: A008458 (the planar
net 188.8.131.52.3.3), A008486 (6^3), A008574 (184.108.40.206 and also apparently
220.127.116.11), A008576 (4.8.8), A008579 (18.104.22.168), A008706 (22.214.171.124.4), A072154
(4.6.12), A219529 (126.96.36.199.4), A250120 (188.8.131.52.6), A250122 (3.12.12).
Darrah, I just created the last one in your name (mostly to stake your
claim to it, also to complete the list). Of course, add more material there
as it develops.
Updates to any of these entries are welcomed.
Neil J. A. Sloane, President, OEIS Foundation.
11 South Adelaide Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904, USA.
Also Visiting Scientist, Math. Dept., Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.
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Email: njasloane at gmail.com
On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 3:04 PM, Brad Klee <bradklee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Neil,
> I checked A250120 by looking at your drawing. That's a cool drawing, and
> it reminds me of the Gosper Island tiling.
> Just by looking at your picture, it seems like your first few numbers are
> I also wrote a computer program to extend the sequence. The algorithm
> recursively enumerates points in counted subset by expanding around each
> currently included point using the six hexagonal generators. Then a filter
> removes any duplicate vertices and vertices belonging to the uncounted
> lattice with Sqrt spacing.
> This accidentally introduced another unrecorded sequence
> 1, 6, 15, 30, 49, 73, 102, 135, 174, 217, 265 ...
> Which is just the total number of points covered. The sequence given by
> the first derivative is your counting sequence
> 1, 5, 9, 15, 19, 24, 29, 33, 39, 43, 48 ...
> The sequence given by the second derivative is another unrecorded sequence
> 4, 4, 6, 4, 5, 5, 4, 6, 4...
> The first sequence approximately gives the area, the second approximately
> gives the perimeter, and the third seems to be bounded above by 2 Pi.
> Compare this to sequence of derivatives of circular area
> Pi R^2, 2 Pi R, 2 Pi, 0 , 0 ...
> In this case there is something weird happens along the boundary, so there
> is a sequence for third derivative
> 0, 2, -2, 1, 0, -1, 2, -2 ...
> But it appears that this sequence will have a zero average in the limit
> where the number of terms N approaches infinity. Maybe this palindrome
> pattern continues? Up to 20 terms, your sequence A250120 appears to be the
> third integral of a periodic pattern.
> The code I give is probably not the best way to specify this sequence. It
> should be easier to find a recursion for the second or third derivatives
> because those sequences seem to have a finite alphabet.
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Neil Sloane <njasloane at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are 11 uniform (or Archimedean) tilings in the plane.
>> If we take the 3^6 tiling (or net) (6 triangles around each point),
>> start at a lattice point, and walk outwards for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, ... steps,
>> the number of points we reach for the first time gives the sequence 1, 6,
>> 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, ...,
>> increasing by 6 at each step after the first.
>> This is sequence https://oeis.org/A008458 in the OEIS.
>> (In other words, it is the number of nodes at graph distance n from a
>> The planar net 184.108.40.206 gives https://oeis.org/A008579, and I just added a
>> primitive drawing to the entry to illustrate the first few terms. This is
>> rather more complicated.
>> Next I looked at the 3^4.6 net, and for the initial terms of
>> the sequence I get 1,5,9,15,19,24, by hand.
>> This is bothersome, because (a) it is quite irregular, and (b) it was not
>> in the OEIS! I just added it (https://oeis.org/A250120), along with a
>> drawing showing my calculations. I have no confidence in these numbers -
>> could someone check them?
>> I don't know how many of the other planar nets are in the OEIS. 3^6 is
>> A008458, 3^4.6 is tentatively A250120, 3^3.4^2 is A008706, 3^220.127.116.11 = ?,
>> 4^4 is A008574, 18.104.22.168 is ?, 22.214.171.124 is A008579, 4.8^2 is A008576, 6^3 is
>> A008486, and the others I don't know.
>> Best regards
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