

A006065


Maximal number of 4tree rows in ntree orchard problem.
(Formerly M0290)


6



0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 18, 20, 23
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OFFSET

1,7


COMMENTS

Maximum number of rows with exactly 4 trees in each row if there are n trees in the orchard.
For further references and links see A003035.


REFERENCES

S. A. Burr, B. Grünbaum and N. J. A. Sloane, The Orchard Problem, Geometriae Dedicata, 2 (1974), 397424.
M. Gardner, Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments. Freeman, NY, 1988, Chap. 22.
Grünbaum, Branko, and J. F. Rigby. "The real configuration (214)." Journal of the London Mathematical Society 2.2 (1990): 336346. [Shows a(21) >= 21.]
F. Levi, Geometrische Konfigurationen, Hirzel, Leipzig, 1929.
Xianzu Lin, A new result about orchardplanting problem, Preprint, 2005. [Shows a(20) >= 23.]
N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).
For further references and links see A003035.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..20.
P. Berloquin, a(12) >= 7 (from an article in Jeux & Strategies from 1983  see Fig. 10)
S. A. Burr, B. Grünbaum and N. J. A. Sloane, The Orchard Problem, Geometriae Dedicata, 2 (1974), 397424.
Du, Zhao Hui, Code to verify a(13) to a(16) for orchard planting problem
Du, Zhao Hui, Link to one of the optimal results from 13~17 trees
Du, Zhao Hui, A chinese webpage for the problem
Noam D. Elkies, On some pointsandlines problems and configurations, arXiv:math/0612749 [math.MG], 2006
Erich Friedman, Table of values and bounds for up to 25 trees
Xianzu Lin, Illustration showing that a(20) >= 23 [The points S and T are at infinity]
Ed Pegg, Jr., Cultivating New Solutions for theOrchardPlanting Problem, 2018.
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, OrchardPlanting Problem.


CROSSREFS

Cf. A003035, A008997.
Sequence in context: A227191 A214045 A172992 * A218933 A266746 A096981
Adjacent sequences: A006062 A006063 A006064 * A006066 A006067 A006068


KEYWORD

nonn,hard,nice,more


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane


EXTENSIONS

a(13)a(15) from Du, Zhao Hui, Aug 24 2008
a(17) from Du, Zhao Hui, Nov 11 2008
a(18) from Du, Zhao Hui, Nov 25 2008
a(19) from Du, Zhao Hui, Dec 17 2009
a(20) from Du, Zhao Hui, Feb 01 2010


STATUS

approved



