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A091970 a(1) = 0; for n>1, find largest integer k such that the word a(1)a(2)...a(n-1) is of the form xy^k for words x and y (where y has positive length), i.e., k = the maximal number of repeating blocks at the end of the sequence so far; then a(n) = floor(k/2). 2
0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,10

COMMENTS

When does the first 3 occur? The first 4?

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..99.

F. J. van de Bult, D. C. Gijswijt, J. P. Linderman, N. J. A. Sloane and Allan Wilks, A Slow-Growing Sequence Defined by an Unusual Recurrence, J. Integer Sequences, Vol. 10 (2007), #07.1.2.

F. J. van de Bult, D. C. Gijswijt, J. P. Linderman, N. J. A. Sloane and Allan Wilks, A Slow-Growing Sequence Defined by an Unusual Recurrence [pdf, ps].

Index entries for sequences related to Gijswijt's sequence

CROSSREFS

A (presumably) even slower-growing sequence than A090822.

Sequence in context: A161371 A327928 A147645 * A093955 A330168 A081603

Adjacent sequences:  A091967 A091968 A091969 * A091971 A091972 A091973

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Mar 14 2004

STATUS

approved

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