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A100825 In decimal representation: minimal number of editing steps (delete, insert, or substitute) to transform 2^n into its reversal. 0

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%S 0,0,0,0,2,2,2,2,2,2,4,4,4,4,4,4,2,6,6,4,6,4,4,4,4,6,6,8,6,8,8,8,8,8,

%T 8,8,6,6,10,12,12,8,10,10,12,10,10,14,14,14,12,12,14,12,10,14,14,16,

%U 16,16,18,14,16,16,16,14,18,16,18,18,18,18,18,16,20,20,18,22,22,22,20,18,20

%N In decimal representation: minimal number of editing steps (delete, insert, or substitute) to transform 2^n into its reversal.

%H Michael Gilleland, <a href="http://www.merriampark.com/ld.htm">Levenshtein Distance</a> [It has been suggested that this algorithm gives incorrect results sometimes. - _N. J. A. Sloane_]

%F a(n) = LevenshteinDistance(A000079(n), A004094(n)).

%e n=19: 2^19 = 524288=[5]24288 -> 824288=[]824288 ->

%e 8824288=882428[8] -> 882428=88242[8] -> 882425=A004094(19):

%e a(19) = #{subst[5->8], ins[8], del[8], subst[8->5]} = 4.

%K nonn,base

%O 1,5

%A _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Jan 06 2005

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