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A099004 First differences of A081145. 9
1, 2, 3, -4, 5, 6, -9, 7, 8, -14, 10, 11, -18, 12, 13, -24, 15, 16, -30, 17, 19, -34, 20, 21, -39, 22, 23, -43, 25, 26, -50, 27, 28, -54, 29, 31, -57, 33, -32, 35, 36, -70, 37, 38, -73, 40, 41, -78, 42, 44, -85, 45, 46, -90, 47, 48, -94, 49, 51, -97, 52, 53, -104, 55, 56, -109, 58, 59, -116, 61, -60, 62, 63 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,2
COMMENTS
Does every number appear in the sequence of absolute values (see A308007)?
LINKS
MATHEMATICA
f[s_] := Block[{k = 1, d = Abs[Most@s - Rest@s], l = Last@s}, While[MemberQ[s, k] || MemberQ[d, Abs[l - k]], k++ ]; Append[s, k]]; t = Nest[f, {1}, 75]; Rest@t - Most@t (* Robert G. Wilson v, Jun 13 2006 *)
PROG
(Python)
A099004_list, l, s, b1, b2 = [1], 2, 3, set(), set([1])
for n in range(2, 5*10**3+1):
....i = s
....while True:
........m = abs(i-l)
........if not (i in b1 or m in b2):
............A099004_list.append(i-l)
............b1.add(i)
............b2.add(m)
............l = i
............while s in b1:
................b1.remove(s)
................s += 1
............break
........i += 1 # Chai Wah Wu, Dec 15 2014
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A257815 A141655 A174349 * A308007 A360413 A270194
KEYWORD
sign,easy
AUTHOR
Amarnath Murthy and Meenakshi Srikanth (menakan_s(AT)yahoo.com), Jun 17 2003
EXTENSIONS
Edited by N. J. A. Sloane, Apr 08 2006
More terms from Robert G. Wilson v, Jun 13 2006
STATUS
approved

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