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A058883 The "Wild Numbers", from the novel of the same title (Version 1). 2


%S 11,67,2,4769,67

%N The "Wild Numbers", from the novel of the same title (Version 1).

%C Apparently these are completely fictional and there is no mathematical explanation. However, see the pseudo-wild numbers in A058971, A058972, A058973, A058977, A058988, A059175. See also the Lagarias article.

%D P. Schogt, De Wilde Getallen, De Arbeiderspers, Amsterdam, 1998.

%D P. Schogt, The Wild Numbers, Four Walls Eight Windows Pub., New York, 2000.

%D D. F. Wallace, Rhetoric and the math melodrama, Science, 290 (Dec 22 2000), 2263-2267.

%D A number of other reviews of this book exist on the Web.

%H J. C. Lagarias, <a href="https://www.maa.org/sites/default/files/pdf/upload_library/22/Ford/lagarias97.pdf">Wild and Wooley numbers</a>, Amer. Math. Monthly, 113 (No. 2, 2006), 97-108.

%H Christian Perfect, <a href="http://aperiodical.com/2013/07/integer-sequence-reviews-on-numberphile-or-vice-versa/">Integer sequence reviews on Numberphile (or vice versa)</a>, 2013.

%H P. Schogt, <a href="http://arxiv.org/abs/1211.6583">The Wild Number Problem: math or fiction?</a>, arXiv:1211.6583 [math.HO], 2012. - From _N. J. A. Sloane_, Jan 03 2013

%H <a href="http://www.complete-review.com/reviews/maths/schogtp.htm">Another review</a>

%Y See A145833 for another version.

%K nonn

%O 1,1

%A _N. J. A. Sloane_, Jan 08 2001

%E Thanks to _Enoch Haga_ for investigating these numbers (Jan 14 2001).

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