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A245905 Zero followed by the terms of A023705 arranged to give the unique path to the n-th node of a complete, rooted and ordered ternary tree. 0
0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 13, 6, 10, 14, 7, 11, 15, 21, 37, 53, 25, 41, 57, 29, 45, 61, 22, 38, 54, 26, 42, 58, 30, 46, 62, 23, 39, 55, 27, 43, 59, 31, 47, 63, 85, 149, 213, 101, 165, 229, 117, 181, 245, 89, 153, 217, 105, 169, 233, 121, 185, 249, 93, 157, 221, 109, 173, 237, 125, 189, 253 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,3

COMMENTS

There is no path to the root node so first node path is 0. All other paths are represented by the terms of A023705 that are base 4 numbers containing no zeros. Starting at the lowest order digit base 4, if this is 1 then the path from the root node is to the left, if it is 2 straight on and if it is 3 to the right. Each successive digit order defines the next path to be taken until the highest digit order is reached and the specified node found.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..67.

Adrian Rusu, Tree Drawing Algorithms, Rowan University.

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Complete Ternary Tree.

EXAMPLE

a(33)=39, so the path to the 33rd node is given by 39 and when represented as the base 4 number gives 213. Hence the path to the 33rd node from the root node is Right, Left, Straight.

MATHEMATICA

tree=3; nest[{m2_, p2_}] := If[(mod=Mod[m2, tree])>1, (ind=mod-1; {(m2+tree-mod)/tree, ind+p2*(tree+1)}), (ind=tree+mod-1; {(m2-mod)/tree, ind+p2*(tree+1)})]; Table[NestWhile[nest, {n, 0}, #[[1]]!=1 &][[2]], {n, 1, 100}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A023705.

Sequence in context: A079741 A000861 A108168 * A087146 A033945 A098142

Adjacent sequences:  A245902 A245903 A245904 * A245906 A245907 A245908

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Frank M Jackson, Nov 13 2014

STATUS

approved

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