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A318734 a(n) = Sum_{k=1..n} (-1)^(k + 1) * d(2*k - 1), where d(k) is the number of divisors of k (A000005). 5
1, -1, 1, -1, 2, 0, 2, -2, 0, -2, 2, 0, 3, -1, 1, -1, 3, -1, 1, -3, -1, -3, 3, 1, 4, 0, 2, -2, 2, 0, 2, -4, 0, -2, 2, 0, 2, -4, 0, -2, 3, 1, 5, 1, 3, -1, 3, -1, 1, -5, -3, -5, 3, 1, 3, -1, 1, -3, 3, -1, 2, -2, 2, 0, 4, 2, 6, -2, 0, -2, 2, -2 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,5

LINKS

Hugo Pfoertner, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000

Hugo Pfoertner, Records of A318734, showing negative and positive records.

MATHEMATICA

a[n_] := Sum[(-1)^(k + 1) DivisorSigma[0, 2 k - 1], {k, 1, n}];

Array[a, 100] (* Jean-Fran├žois Alcover, Sep 17 2018 *)

PROG

(PARI) s=0; j=-1; forstep(k=1, 141, 2, j=-j; s=s+j*numdiv(k); print1(s, ", "))

(PARI) a(n) = sum(k=1, n, (-1)^(k+1)*numdiv(2*k-1)); \\ Michel Marcus, Sep 08 2018

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000005, A099774, A006218, A222068.

Records and their positions: A318735, A318736, A318737, A318738.

Sequence in context: A123063 A031358 A279103 * A029317 A127800 A035692

Adjacent sequences:  A318731 A318732 A318733 * A318735 A318736 A318737

KEYWORD

sign,look

AUTHOR

Hugo Pfoertner, Sep 05 2018

STATUS

approved

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