[seqfan] Re: Sequence idea: Years when Olympic games were held

Neil Sloane njasloane at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 17:11:23 CET 2018


Not appropriate for OEIS.

Best regards
Neil

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On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:43 AM, Alonso Del Arte <alonso.delarte at gmail.com>
wrote:

> My two cents: maybe, but probably not.
>
> The gap from 1936 to 1948, that's because of World War II, right? Then, in
> 1994, that's when they started separating the Winter Olympics, right? World
> War III could cause another gap (a possibility I would have perhaps not
> considered worth mentioning before November 2016).
>
> This is not like Mercury or Venus transits, which will continue to occur
> for the foreseeable future whether or not we're alive to observe them or
> not.
>
> Just my two cents.
>
> Al
>
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 8:58 AM, Felix Fröhlich <felix.froe at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Dear SeqFans,
> >
> > inspired by the ongoing Winter Olympics in South Korea, here is a
> sequence
> > idea:
> >
> > Years when Olympic games were held.
> >
> > The sequence starts
> > 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952,
> > 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996,
> > 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
> >
> > See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_Games_host_cities for
> > the
> > data. In the above terms, years, where Olympic Games were originally
> > scheduled to be held, but where the games were cancelled are excluded.
> >
> > I don't know whether this would be considered to be of general interest,
> so
> > I am proposing it here for evaluation.
> >
> > Best regards
> > Felix
> >
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