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A141251 Decimal expansion of the number c satisfying c*log(c)=1+c. 6
3, 5, 9, 1, 1, 2, 1, 4, 7, 6, 6, 6, 8, 6, 2, 2, 1, 3, 6, 6, 4, 9, 2, 2, 2, 9, 2, 5, 7, 4, 1, 6, 3, 4, 8, 4, 2, 1, 0, 3, 0, 7, 5, 4, 0, 1, 5, 9, 2, 7, 8, 6, 9, 1, 9, 0, 4, 5, 2, 9, 8, 7, 3, 1, 9, 9, 2, 2, 6, 5, 4, 9, 8, 4, 4, 0, 3, 1, 6, 3, 7, 6, 6, 0, 2, 3, 6, 4, 1, 7, 7, 4, 6, 5, 2, 4, 5, 7, 1 (list; constant; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

The iteration on c = c*log(c)- 1 does not converge from above or below. However, iteration on c = exp(1+1/c) converges quickly from above and below, including negative values. - Richard R. Forberg, Dec 28 2013

LINKS

G. C. Greubel, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..5000

Luigi Addario-Berry, Nicolas Broutin and Gabor Lugosi, The longest minimum-weight path in a complete graph, arXiv:0809.0275 [math.CO], 2008-2009.

Steven R. Finch and Li-Yan Zhu, Searching for a Shoreline, arXiv:math/0501123 [math.OC], 2005, p. 10.

Michel Goemans and Jon Kleinberg, An improved approximation ratio for the minimum latency problem, Proc. 7th ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, 1996, pp. 152-158.

Henryk Iwaniec, Rosser's sieve, Acta Arithmetica 36:2 (1980), pp. 171-202.

FORMULA

Equals exp(LambertW(1/e)+1).

EXAMPLE

3.59112147666862213664922292574163484210307540159278691904529873...

MATHEMATICA

RealDigits[ 1 / ProductLog[ 1/E ], 10, 99] // First (* Jean-Fran├žois Alcover, Mar 07 2013 *)

PROG

(PARI) solve(x=3, 4, x*log(x)-x-1) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Feb 22 2016

(PARI) exp(lambertw(exp(-1))+1) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Feb 22 2016

CROSSREFS

Cf. A141252.

Sequence in context: A272235 A058642 A258086 * A186190 A019739 A101298

Adjacent sequences:  A141248 A141249 A141250 * A141252 A141253 A141254

KEYWORD

nonn,cons

AUTHOR

David Applegate and N. J. A. Sloane, Sep 04 2008

STATUS

approved

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