login
The OEIS Foundation is supported by donations from users of the OEIS and by a grant from the Simons Foundation.

 

Logo


Hints
(Greetings from The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences!)
A079475 Number described by n using the "Look and Say" rule. 2
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0, 11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, 88, 99, 0, 111, 222, 333, 444, 555, 666, 777, 888, 999, 0, 1111, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555, 6666, 7777, 8888, 9999, 0 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

COMMENTS

n is read one digit at a time, leftover single digits describe themselves and trailing zeros are ignored.

In many, but not all cases, a(n) acts as an inverse to the "Look and Say" sequence A005150. For example, 4113 -> 142113 under the "Look and Say" and 142113 -> 4113 under a(n).

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..50.

EXAMPLE

142113 can be read as one "4", two "1"s, one "3" and so describes 4113. Hence a(142113) = 4113. 123 can be read as one "2", "3" and so describes 23. (The leftover digit 3 describes itself.) Hence a(123) = 23. Note that a(1213) = 23 also. 40 can be read as four "0"s, so a(40) = 0. (Trailing zeros are ignored.) 4. a(5) = 5. A single digit describes itself.

MATHEMATICA

a[n_] := Table[#[[2]], {#[[1]]}]& /@ Partition[If[EvenQ[Length[id = IntegerDigits[n]]], id, Join[Most[id], {1}, {id[[-1]]}]], 2] // Flatten // FromDigits; Table[a[n], {n, 0, 123}] (* Jean-Fran├žois Alcover, Mar 02 2017 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A005150.

Sequence in context: A128212 A187844 A007954 * A081286 A080867 A095187

Adjacent sequences:  A079472 A079473 A079474 * A079476 A079477 A079478

KEYWORD

base,nonn,nice

AUTHOR

Joseph L. Pe, Jan 15 2003

STATUS

approved

Lookup | Welcome | Wiki | Register | Music | Plot 2 | Demos | Index | Browse | More | WebCam
Contribute new seq. or comment | Format | Style Sheet | Transforms | Superseeker | Recent
The OEIS Community | Maintained by The OEIS Foundation Inc.

License Agreements, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy. .

Last modified February 19 00:35 EST 2020. Contains 332028 sequences. (Running on oeis4.)