

A005224


T is the first, fourth, eleventh, ... letter in this sentence, not counting spaces or commas (Aronson's sequence).
(Formerly M3406)


32



1, 4, 11, 16, 24, 29, 33, 35, 39, 45, 47, 51, 56, 58, 62, 64, 69, 73, 78, 80, 84, 89, 94, 99, 104, 111, 116, 122, 126, 131, 136, 142, 147, 158, 164, 169, 174, 181, 183, 193, 199, 205, 208, 214, 220, 226, 231, 237, 243, 249, 254, 270, 288, 303, 307, 319, 323, 341
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OFFSET

1,2


REFERENCES

A. J. Aronson, quoted by D. R. Hofstadter in Metamagical Themas, Basic Books, NY, 1985, p. 44.
James Gleick, Faster, Vintage Books, NY, 2000 (see pp. 259261).
N. J. A. Sloane, Seven Staggering Sequences, in Homage to a Pied Puzzler, E. Pegg Jr., A. H. Schoen and T. Rodgers (editors), A. K. Peters, Wellesley, MA, 2009, pp. 93110.
N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..58.
B. Cloitre, N. J. A. Sloane and M. J. Vandermast, Numerical analogues of Aronson's sequence, J. Integer Seqs., Vol. 6 (2003), #03.2.2. arXiv:math.NT/0305308
N. J. A. Sloane, Seven Staggering Sequences.
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Aronson's Sequence


EXAMPLE

The sentence begins
1234567890 1234567890 1234567890 1234567890 1234567890
Tisthefirs tfourthele venthsixte enthtwenty fourthtwen
tyninththi rtythirdth irtyfiftht hirtyninth fortyfifth
fortyseven thfiftyfir stfiftysix thfiftyeig hthsixtyse
condsixtyf ourthsixty ninthseven tythirdsev entyeighth
eightiethe ightyfourt heightynin thninetyfo urthninety
ninthonehu ndredfourt honehundre deleventho nehundreds
ixteenthon ehundredtw entysecond onehundred twentysixt
honehundre dthirtyfir stonehundr edthirtysi xthonehund
redfortyse cond...


CROSSREFS

Cf. A049525, A055508, A081023, A081024, A079000, A097395.
Sequence in context: A072423 A156244 A020961 * A054870 A197567 A207460
Adjacent sequences: A005221 A005222 A005223 * A005225 A005226 A005227


KEYWORD

nonn,word,nice


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane.


EXTENSIONS

Corrected and extended by Larry Reeves (larryr(AT)acm.org), Oct 31 2000


STATUS

approved



