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Works Citing OEIS
In order to demonstrate some of the ways in which people have found the OEIS useful, we have assembled a list of papers and books that reference it. The list has been broken into 26 sub-sections, according to the first letter of the first author's last name. As of December 12 2011, there were a total of 2175 references; as of October 27 2012, 2399 references.
Adding more references
- Additions to these pages are welcomed.
- If you see an article, book or web page that cites the OEIS, please add it to the appropriate page here.
- But if you add anything to these pages, please be very careful — remember that this is a scientific database. Spell authors' names, titles of papers, journal names, volume and page numbers, etc., carefully, and preserve the alphabetical ordering.
- Follow the format of the existing entries.
- If you are unclear about what to do, contact one of the Editors-in-Chief before proceeding.
- Works are arranged in alphabetical order by author's last name.
- Works with the same set of authors are arranged by date, starting with the oldest.
Want to help?
- If you would like to help expand this list, look for references to the OEIS that are not already mentioned here. The following are good places to look:
- The arXiv
- Math Sci Net (needs a subscription)
- MATH Zentralblatt
- Google and its Ngrams lab.
- Google Scholar (initialized query)
- The Journal of Integer Sequences. This has many papers that could be added here. I have only checked it up through article #07.2.2, Vol. 10, 2006, by Klazar and Luca. Any later papers that reference the OEIS could be added here (and there will be a lot). If you do, add a note here saying how far you went.
- (David Scambler will check 07.2.3 thru 07.2.8)
- Journals such as the following (some require a subscription, but many university libraries subscribe). These are the journals I check first when I have a chance to visit a university library.
- American Mathematical Monthly
- Canadian Mathematical Bulletin
- Discrete Mathematics
- The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics
- The European Journal of Combinatorics
- Fibonacci Quarterly
- Journal of Combinatorial Theory (Parts A and B)
- Journal of Number Theory
- Квант (Qvant)
- SIAM J. Discrete Mathematics
- Check the Current Periodicals shelves of your local university library!
Adding references or links from the OEIS to these articles
- Very often, an article that references the OEIS will say something like: "this is sequence A123456 in the OEIS". When you see this, please add a reference or link from A123456 to the article. This is, after all, one of the main purposes of the OEIS, to give pointers from a sequence to the scientific literature.
Referencing the OEIS
- If you have found the OEIS useful in your own work, and wish to reference it, the usual citation is
OEIS Foundation Inc. (2011), The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, http://oeis.org.
- To reference a particular sequence, the usual citation is
OEIS Foundation Inc. (2011), The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, http://oeis.org/A123456.
- The URL for the present page is http://oeis.org/wiki/Works_Citing_OEIS.