

A042942


From substitutional generation of Kolakoski sequence (A000002).


12



1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 14, 22, 33, 49, 74, 112, 169, 254, 381, 573, 862, 1292, 1936, 2902, 4352, 6525, 9788, 14687, 22028, 33050, 49576, 74378, 111579, 167387, 251089, 376630, 564931, 847375, 1271058, 1906627, 2859983, 4289952, 6434942, 9652396
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

Generate A000002 via 2 > 22 > 2211 > 221121 > 221121221 > ...; sequence gives lengths of successive strings.
a(n) appears to be asymptotic to c*(3/2)^n where c=1.3094...  Benoit Cloitre, Dec 18 2002
A more accurate estimate is c=1.309346948, probably correct to one unit in the last place.  Richard P. Brent, Dec 30 2016


LINKS

Richard P. Brent and Judyanne H. Osborn, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..100 (first 69 terms from David Spies)
Richard P. Brent and Judyanne H. Osborn, A fast algorithm for the Kolakoski sequence, Dec. 2016
David Spies, Rust program for generating terms
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Kolakoski sequence.


CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A260600 A119737 A038718 * A256968 A005687 A164139
Adjacent sequences: A042939 A042940 A042941 * A042943 A042944 A042945


KEYWORD

nonn,nice,easy,changed


AUTHOR

David W. Wilson


STATUS

approved



