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A038807 Future of the smallest-perizeroin komet in Kimberling's expulsion array (A035486). 4
2, 3, 5, 10, 9, 20, 46, 83, 12, 24, 23, 36, 79, 124, 172, 56, 119, 61, 169, 17, 42, 84, 232, 285, 596, 1186, 3190, 6857, 14225, 12495, 30482, 45827, 79090, 144112, 423486, 1087497, 2443796, 628733, 871389, 1199242, 2787410, 7975876 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Could the komet be a planit?

REFERENCES

D. Gale, Mathematical Entertainments: "Careful Card-Shuffling and Cutting Can Create Chaos," The Mathematical Intelligencer, vol. 14, no. 1, 1992, pages 54-56.

D. Gale, Tracking the Automatic Ant and Other Mathematical Explorations, A Collection of Mathematical Entertainments Columns from The Mathematical Intelligencer, Springer, 1998.

Hans Havermann, Algorithm, #4, 1992, p. 2.

C. Kimberling (et al.), Crux Mathematicorum, #3, 1992, p. 82-83.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..41.

Lars Blomberg & Hans Havermann, komets & planits (250 kometary path fragments)

Hans Havermann, A Recreational Endeavour

FORMULA

a(0) = 2; a(n) = a(n-1)-th term in Kimberling's expulsion array (A007063).

CROSSREFS

Cf. A007063, A006852, A038834.

Sequence in context: A250747 A241262 A244489 * A094542 A175481 A246392

Adjacent sequences:  A038804 A038805 A038806 * A038808 A038809 A038810

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Hans Havermann

STATUS

approved

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