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A158515 Number of colors needed to paint a wheel graph on n nodes. 3
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

COMMENTS

Adjacent nodes are not allowed to have the same color.

LINKS

Antti Karttunen, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1001

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Wheel graph

Wikipedia, Wheel graph

FORMULA

G.f.: x*(1+2*x+2*x^2+2*x^3)/(1-x^2)

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=if(n<4, n, 4-n%2)

(Scheme) (define (A158515 n) (if (< n 4) n (- 4 (modulo n 2)))) ;; Antti Karttunen, Sep 14 2017

CROSSREFS

Cf. A158411, A158478.

Sequence in context: A139048 A182101 A242289 * A285884 A123709 A165482

Adjacent sequences:  A158512 A158513 A158514 * A158516 A158517 A158518

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Jaume Oliver Lafont, Mar 20 2009

STATUS

approved

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