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A303784 Lexicographically earliest sequence of distinct terms such that what emerges from the mask is even (see the Comment section for the mask explanation). 6
1, 10, 2, 12, 3, 14, 4, 16, 5, 18, 6, 20, 7, 22, 8, 24, 9, 26, 100, 11, 102, 13, 104, 15, 106, 17, 108, 19, 110, 21, 112, 23, 114, 25, 116, 27, 118, 28, 120, 29, 122, 30, 124, 31, 126, 32, 128, 33, 130, 34, 132, 35, 134, 36, 136, 37, 138, 38, 140, 39, 142, 40, 144, 41, 146, 42, 148, 43, 150, 44, 152, 45, 154, 46, 156, 47 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

For any pair of contiguous terms, one of the terms uses fewer digits than the other. This term is called the mask. Put the mask on the other term, starting from the left. What is not covered by the mask forms an even number.

The sequence starts with a(1) = 1 and is always extended with the smallest integer not yet present that doesn't lead to a contradiction.

This sequence is a permutation of the integers > 0, as all integers will appear at some point, either as mask or masked.

LINKS

Jean-Marc Falcoz, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10001

EXAMPLE

In the pair (1,10), 1 is the mask; 0 emerges and is even;

In the pair (10,2), 2 is the mask; 0 emerges and is even;

In the pair (2,12), 2 is the mask; 2 emerges and is even;

In the pair (12,3), 3 is the mask; 2 emerges and is even;

...

In the pair (690,2018), 690 is the mask; 8 emerges and is even;

etc.

CROSSREFS

Cf. A303782 (same idea with primes, A303783 (with squares), A303785 (with odd numbers), A303786 (rebuilds term by term the sequence itself).

Sequence in context: A269631 A327689 A317387 * A278649 A084455 A069532

Adjacent sequences:  A303781 A303782 A303783 * A303785 A303786 A303787

KEYWORD

nonn,base

AUTHOR

Eric Angelini and Jean-Marc Falcoz, Apr 30 2018

STATUS

approved

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