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 A022328 Exponent of 2 (value of i) in n-th number of form 2^i*3^j (see A003586). 21
 0, 1, 0, 2, 1, 3, 0, 2, 4, 1, 3, 0, 5, 2, 4, 1, 6, 3, 0, 5, 2, 7, 4, 1, 6, 3, 0, 8, 5, 2, 7, 4, 1, 9, 6, 3, 0, 8, 5, 2, 10, 7, 4, 1, 9, 6, 3, 11, 0, 8, 5, 2, 10, 7, 4, 12, 1, 9, 6, 3, 11, 0, 8, 5, 13, 2, 10, 7, 4, 12, 1, 9, 6, 14, 3, 11, 0, 8, 5, 13, 2, 10, 7, 15, 4, 12, 1, 9, 6, 14, 3, 11, 0, 8, 16, 5, 13, 2 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,4 COMMENTS From Clark Kimberling, Mar 18 2015 and May 21 2015: (Start) This is the signature sequence of log(3)/log(2) and is a fractal sequence; e.g., if the first occurrence of each n is removed, the resulting sequence is the original sequence. Moreover, if the sequence is partitioned into segments starting with 0 as follows: 0,1 0,2,1,3 0,2,4,1,3 0,5,2,4,1,6,3, and so on, then deleting the greatest number in each segment leaves 0 0,2,1 0,2,1,3 0,5,2,4,1,3, and so on, which, concatenated to (0,0,2,1,0,2,1,3,0,5,2,4,1,3,...), is another fractal sequence, in today's usual meaning of that term. When introduced in 1995, one of the defining properties of a fractal sequence was, essentially, that before each n appears, every k < n must have already appeared; this requirement ensures that the sequence yields a dispersion; e.g., A114577 yields A114537. However, the usual meaning of "fractal sequence" nowadays is simply "a sequence that contains itself as a proper subsequence". It is proposed here that the original version be renamed "strongly fractal". Thus, the operations called upper trimming and lower trimming (e.g., A084531, A167237), when applied to strongly fractal sequences, yield strongly fractal sequences. The operation introduced here, which can be called "segment-upper trimming", carries fractal sequences to fractal sequences, but not strongly fractal to strongly fractal. Associated with the signature sequence S of each positive irrational number is an interspersion (or equivalently, a dispersion), in which row n >= 0 consists of the positions of n in S. The interspersion associated with the signature sequence of log(3)/log(2) is A255975. (End) a(n) = A069352(n) - A022329(n). - Reinhard Zumkeller, May 16 2015 LINKS Reinhard Zumkeller, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000 (first 1000 terms from Franklin T. Adams-Watters) Clark Kimberling, Numeration systems and fractal sequences, Acta Arithmetica 73 (1995) 103-117. FORMULA a(n) = A158456(n) - 1. - Franklin T. Adams-Watters, Mar 19 2009 A003586(n) = 2^a(n)*3^A022329(n). - N. J. A. Sloane, Mar 19 2009 MATHEMATICA t = Sort[Flatten[Table[2^i 3^j, {i, 0, 200}, {j, 0, 200}]]]; Table[IntegerExponent[t[[n]], 2], {n, 1, 200}] (* A022338 *) (* Clark Kimberling, Mar 18 2015 *) PROG (Haskell) import Data.Set (singleton, deleteFindMin, insert) a022328 n = a022328_list !! (n-1) (a022328_list, a022329_list) = unzip \$ f \$ singleton (1, (0, 0)) where f s = (i, j) : f (insert (2 * y, (i + 1, j)) \$ insert (3 * y, (i, j + 1)) s') where ((y, (i, j)), s') = deleteFindMin s -- Reinhard Zumkeller, Nov 19 2015, May 16 2015 CROSSREFS Cf. A003586, A022329, A158456. - Franklin T. Adams-Watters, Mar 19 2009 Cf. A069352. Sequence in context: A335097 A334312 A087469 * A215344 A025641 A025649 Adjacent sequences: A022325 A022326 A022327 * A022329 A022330 A022331 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Clark Kimberling STATUS approved

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