

A156253


Least k such that A054353(k)>=n


9



1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 14, 15, 15, 16, 17, 18, 18, 19, 19, 20, 21, 21, 22, 23, 24, 24, 25, 26, 26, 27, 27, 28, 29, 30, 30, 31, 32, 33, 33, 34, 35, 35, 36, 36, 37, 38, 38, 39, 39, 40, 41, 42, 42, 43, 44, 44, 45, 45, 46, 47, 47, 48, 49, 50
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

a(n)=1 plus the number of symbol changes in the first n terms of A000002. [From JeanMarc Fedou and Gabriele Fici, Mar 18 2010]
Comment from N. J. A. Sloane, Nov 12 2018 (Start)
This seems to be A001462 rewritten so the run lengths are given by A000002. The companion sequence, A000002 rewritten so the run lengths are given by A001462, is A321020.
Note that Kolakoski's sequence A000002 and Golomb's sequence A001462 have very similar definitions, although the asymptotic behavior of A001462 is wellunderstood, while that of A000002 is a mystery. The asymptotic behavior of the two hybrids A156253 and A321020 might be worth investigating. (End)


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..74.
J.M. Fedou and G. Fici, Some remarks on differentiable sequences and recursivity, Journal of Integer Sequences 13(3): Article 10.3.2 (2010).
N. J. A. Sloane, Coordination Sequences, Planing Numbers, and Other Recent Sequences (II), Experimental Mathematics Seminar, Rutgers University, Jan 31 2019, Part I, Part 2, Slides. (Mentions this sequence)


FORMULA

Conjecture: a(n) should be asymptotic to 2n/3.
Length of nth run of the sequence = A000002(n) [From Benoit Cloitre, Feb 19 2009]


MATHEMATICA

a2 = {1, 2, 2}; Do[ a2 = Join[a2, {1 + Mod[n  1, 2]}], {n, 3, 80}, {i, 1, a2[[n]]}]; a3 = Accumulate[a2]; a[1] = 1; a[n_] := a[n] = For[k = a[n  1], True, k++, If[a3[[k]] >= n, Return[k]]]; Table[a[n], {n, 1, 80}] (* JeanFrançois Alcover, Jun 18 2013 *)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A000002, A001462, A054353, A321020.
Sequence in context: A062298 A283371 A116579 * A265436 A060151 A285902
Adjacent sequences: A156250 A156251 A156252 * A156254 A156255 A156256


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Benoit Cloitre, Feb 07 2009


STATUS

approved



