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A332058 a(1) = 1; a(n+1) = a(n) +- (sum of digits of a(1) up to a(n)), with "+" when a(n) is odd, or "-" if even. 2

%I

%S 1,2,-1,3,10,2,-8,-26,-52,-85,-39,19,87,170,79,186,64,-68,-214,-367,

%T -198,-385,-182,-396,-628,-876,-1145,-865,-566,-882,-1216,-1560,-1916,

%U -2289,-1895,-1478,-1915,-1462,-1928,-2414,-2911,-2401

%N a(1) = 1; a(n+1) = a(n) +- (sum of digits of a(1) up to a(n)), with "+" when a(n) is odd, or "-" if even.

%C The graph appears to have a shape similar to that of Mertens function A002321, with increasingly large "mountains" and "valleys":

%C Successive record values of opposite sign are a(2) = 2, a(3) = -1, a(5) = 10, a(10) = -85, a(16) = 186, a(222) = -75573, a(391) = 26186, a(658) = -341791, a(987) = 134304, a(1831) = -1820815, a(2476) = 393048, a(2692) = -2089141, a(3321) = 1816290, a(6114) = -8650189, ...

%H M. F. Hasler, <a href="/A332058/b332058.txt">Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000</a>

%H Eric Angelini, <a href="http://list.seqfan.eu/pipermail/seqfan/2020-February/020508.html">Re: Add or subtract my cumulative sum of digits</a>, SeqFan list, Feb 24 2020.

%e a(1) = 1 is odd, so we add the partial sum (so far equal to a(1)) to get the next term, a(2) = 2.

%e Now a(2) = 2 is even, so we subtract the sum of the digits of a(1) and a(2), 1 + 2 = 3 to get a(3) = -1.

%e Since a(3) = -1 is odd, we add the sum of the digits of a(1), a(2) and a(3), 1 + 2 + 1 = 4 to get a(4) = 3.

%e And so on.

%t Nest[Append[#, #[[-1]] + (2 Boole[OddQ@ #[[-1]] ] - 1)*Total[Flatten@ IntegerDigits[#]] ] &, {1}, 41] (* _Michael De Vlieger_, Feb 25 2020 *)

%o (PARI) A332058_vec(N,a=1,s=-a)={vector(N,n, a-=(-1)^a*s+=sumdigits(a))}

%Y See A332056 for the variant considering sum of a(n) instead of digits.

%K sign,base

%O 1,2

%A _Eric Angelini_ and _M. F. Hasler_, Feb 24 2020

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