[seqfan] Re: Question regarding submitting potentially duplicated sequence

Neil Sloane njasloane at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 17:26:10 CEST 2017

If you think the sequence will be a new one, once more terms have been
found, they submit, and say that

if you think it will coincide with an existing sequence, then add a comment
to the existing sequence saying what your new interpretation is, or seems
to be. If there are several candidates, pick the most likely one.

Best regards

Neil J. A. Sloane, President, OEIS Foundation.
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On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 11:12 AM, Ami Eldar <amiram.eldar at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a general question, but I may be more specific if needed. It regards
> to a couple of sequences that I want to submit.
> In each sequence I can calculate only 5-6 terms due to its high complexity.
> By searching the terms in OEIS I find a related sequence, but it is not
> clear that the sequences are the same. In fact, I believe that ultimately
> the sequences may differ. But still, I may be wrong.
> It is like highly composite numbers (A002182) and superabundant numbers
> (A166981) that have the first 19 terms common.
> What is the OEIS policy with such an issue?
> Thanks.
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