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A145833 The "Wild Numbers", from the novel of the same title (Version 2). 2
11, 67, 4769, 67 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

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.

REFERENCES

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

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

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

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

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..4.

J. C. Lagarias, Wild and Wooley numbers, Amer. Math. Monthly, 113 (No. 2, 2006), 97-108.

Christian Perfect, Integer sequence reviews on Numberphile (or vice versa), 2013.

P. Schogt, The Wild Number Problem: math or fiction?, arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.6583 [math.HO], 2012. - From N. J. A. Sloane, Jan 03 2013

Another review

CROSSREFS

A variant of A058883, which is the main entry for this sequence.

Sequence in context: A287169 A120792 A228032 * A111931 A066433 A038741

Adjacent sequences:  A145830 A145831 A145832 * A145834 A145835 A145836

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Aaron Swartz (me(AT)aaronsw.com), Oct 20 2008

STATUS

approved

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