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A002053 a(n) = least value of m for which Liouville's function A002819(m) = -n.
(Formerly M0871 N0333)
4
2, 3, 8, 13, 20, 31, 32, 53, 76, 79, 80, 117, 176, 181, 182, 193, 200, 283, 284, 285, 286, 293, 440, 443, 468, 661, 678, 683, 684, 1075, 1076, 1087, 1088, 1091, 1092, 1093, 1106, 1109, 1128, 1129, 1130, 1131, 1132, 1637, 1638, 1753, 1756, 1759, 1760, 2699 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Also when n first appears in A072203(m).

REFERENCES

H. Gupta, On a table of values of L(n), Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Section A, 12 (1940), 407-409.

H. Gupta, A table of values of Liouville's function L(n), Research Bulletin of East Panjab University, No. 3 (Feb. 1950), 45-55.

N. J. A. Sloane, A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973 (includes this sequence).

N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).

LINKS

T. D. Noe, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..2000

H. Gupta, On a table of values of L(n), Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Section A, 12 (1940), 407-409. [Annotated scanned copy]

H. Gupta, A table of values of Liouville's function L(n), Research Bulletin of East Panjab University, No. 3 (Feb. 1950), 45-55. [Annotated scanned copy]

MATHEMATICA

f[n_] := f[n] = f[n - 1] -(-1)^Length[Flatten[Table[ #[[1]], {#[[2]]}] & /@ FactorInteger[n]]]; f[1] = 0; Do[k = 1; While[f[k] != n, k++ ]; Print[k], {n, 1, 50}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A008836, A028488, A072203.

Sequence in context: A217330 A236169 A080478 * A102315 A142880 A147329

Adjacent sequences:  A002050 A002051 A002052 * A002054 A002055 A002056

KEYWORD

nonn,nice

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Jud McCranie

STATUS

approved

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