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A078416 Decimal expansion of Viswanath's constant. 9
1, 1, 3, 1, 9, 8, 8, 2, 4, 8, 7, 9, 4, 3, 0, 6, 1 (list; constant; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,3

REFERENCES

K. Devlin, "How Recreational Mathematics Can Save The World" in "The Puzzler's Tribute" Ed. D. Wolfe & T. Rodgers pp. 351-9, A. K. Peters, MA, 2002.

S. R. Finch, Mathematical Constants, Cambridge, 2003, Section 1.2.4.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..17.

Zai-Qiao Bai, On the cycle expansion for the Lyapunov exponent of a product of random matrices, J. Phys. A: Math. Theo. 40: 8315-8328, 2007.

K. Devlin, New mathematical constant discovered

M. Embree and L. N. Trefethen, Growth and decay of random Fibonacci sequences, Roy. Soc. London Proc. Ser. A, Math. Phys. Eng. Sci. 455 (1999), pp. 2471-2485.

Brian Hayes, The Vibonacci Numbers

E. Makover & J. McGowan, An elementary proof that random Fibonacci sequences grow exponentially, arXiv:math/0510159 [math.NT], 2005.

Karyn McLellan, Periodic coefficients and random Fibonacci sequences, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 20(4), 2013, #P32.

J. B. Oliveira and L. H de Figueiredo, Interval computation of Viswanath's constant, Reliable Computing 8 (2002) no. 2, 131-138

I. Peterson, Fibonacci at random

I. Peterson, Math Trek, Stepping Beyond Fibonacci Numbers

B. Rittaud, On the Average Growth of Random Fibonacci Sequences, Journal of Integer Sequences, 10 (2007), Article 07.2.4.

Lloyd N. Trefethen, Home page

Divakar Viswanath, Home page

D. Viswanath, Random Fibonacci sequences and the number 1.13198824...., Mathematics of Computation, Vol. 69, no. 231 (2000), 1131-1155.

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Random Fibonacci Sequence

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Random Matrix

Wikipedia, Viswanath's constant

EXAMPLE

1.1319882487943....

CROSSREFS

Cf. A115064.

Sequence in context: A185948 A016601 A193031 * A223533 A021973 A075498

Adjacent sequences:  A078413 A078414 A078415 * A078417 A078418 A078419

KEYWORD

nonn,cons,hard,more

AUTHOR

Gary W. Adamson, Dec 28 2002

EXTENSIONS

More terms from ZQ Bai (phybai(AT)163.com), Dec 17 2007

3 additional terms (computed directly from D. Viswanath program using 2^32 subdivisions, 128 bits double and Wynn epsilon extrapolation) by Jerome Raulin, Oct 13 2017

STATUS

approved

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