

A292091


Period of orbit of Watanabe's 3shift tag system {00/1011} applied to the word (100)^n.


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6, 6, 6, 6, 0, 518, 6, 518, 0, 6, 0, 6, 6, 28, 6, 0, 6, 34, 6, 0, 6, 0, 0, 6, 0, 518, 22, 22, 22, 6, 6, 6, 40, 518, 6, 6, 0, 0, 6, 6, 518, 518, 0, 518, 518, 6, 0, 6, 6, 26, 26, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 22, 6, 518, 6, 0, 16, 26, 0, 6, 0, 6, 0, 6, 6, 0, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

Watanabe's tag system {00/1011} maps a word w over {0,1} to w', where if w begins with 0, w' is obtained by appending 00 to w and deleting the first three letters, or if w begins with 1, w' is obtained by appending 1011 to w and deleting the first three letters.
The empty word is included in the count.
Following Asveld we set a(n)=0 if the orbit ends at the empty word.


LINKS

Lars Blomberg, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..6080
Peter R. J. Asveld, On a Post's System of Tag. Bulletin of the EATCS 36 (1988), 96102.
Shigeru Watanabe, Periodicity of Post's normal process of tag, in Jerome Fox, ed., Proceedings of Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Automata, New York, April 1962, Polytechnic Press, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1963, pp. 8399. [Annotated scanned copy]


EXAMPLE

The following is the analog of columns 3 through 7 of Asveld's Table 1.
1 [171, 6, 56, 59, 138]
2 [166, 6, 56, 59, 133]
3 [11, 6, 16, 17, 10]
4 [154, 6, 56, 59, 121]
5 [105, 0, 0, 31, 24]
6 [14, 518, 28, 85, 215]
7 [57, 6, 38, 41, 36]
8 [68, 518, 42, 85, 333]
9 [173, 0, 0, 49, 38]
10 [1098, 6, 34, 159, 407]
11 [8265, 0, 0, 328, 4429]
12 [720, 6, 34, 93, 343]
13 [1715, 6, 34, 93, 1338]
14 [130, 28, 82, 83, 85]
15 [1979, 6, 20, 215, 720]
16 [2024, 0, 0, 193, 1023]
17 [833, 6, 70, 121, 420]
18 [162, 34, 100, 101, 105]
19 [591, 6, 20, 109, 118]
20 [6124, 0, 0, 357, 2259]
21 [59673, 6, 20, 781, 33530]
22 [748, 0, 0, 150, 328]
23 [11631, 0, 0, 273, 6250]
24 [3200, 6, 56, 261, 1515]
...


CROSSREFS

Cf. A284116, A291067, A291780, A291781.
Asveld's Table 1 gives data about the behavior of Post's 3shift tag system {00/1101} applied to the word (100)^n. The first column gives n, the nonzero values in column 2 give A291792, and columns 3 through 7 give A284119, 291793 (or A284121), A291794, A291795, A291796. For the corresponding data for Watanabe's 3shift tag system {00/1011} applied to (100)^n see A292089, A292090, A292091, A292092, A292093, A292094.
Sequence in context: A175288 A153509 A248093 * A080066 A144539 A090143
Adjacent sequences: A292088 A292089 A292090 * A292092 A292093 A292094


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Sep 10 2017


EXTENSIONS

a(25)(77) from Lars Blomberg, Sep 14 2017


STATUS

approved



