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A127400 Number of segments of the longest possible zigzag paths fitting into a circle of diameter 3 if the path with index n is constructed according to the rules of the "Snakes on a Plane" problem of Al Zimmermann's programming contest. 3
6, 8, 17, 10, 20, 22, 27, 23, 34, 33, 51, 44, 52 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



The problems corresponding to n=3,4,6 had been excluded from the contest.


Table of n, a(n) for n=3..15.

Contest Organizers, Snakes on a plane.. Rules for the Fall 2006 round of Al Zimmermann's Programming Contests.

Contest Organizers, Al Zimmermann's Programming Contests - Snakes on a Plane

Hugo Pfoertner, Submitted Zigzag Paths Sorted by Problem Class. Contest results.

Hugo Pfoertner, Longest snake for n=13

Hugo Pfoertner, Longest snake for n=14

Hugo Pfoertner, Longest snake for n=15, first possible configuration.

Hugo Pfoertner, Longest snake for n=15, second possible configuration.


Cf. A127399 [solutions for container diameter 2], A127401 [solutions for container diameter 4], A122223, A122224, A122226 [solutions for hinge angles excluded from contest].

Sequence in context: A139452 A245643 A299030 * A315941 A025081 A162951

Adjacent sequences:  A127397 A127398 A127399 * A127401 A127402 A127403




Hugo Pfoertner, Jan 12 2007


a(13)-a(15) and update of links from Hugo Pfoertner, Jul 02 2011



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