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A145833 The "Wild Numbers", from the novel of the same title (Version 2). 2
11, 67, 4769, 67 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,1
COMMENTS
Apparently these are completely fictional and there is no mathematical explanation. However, see the pseudo-wild numbers in A058971, A058972, A058973, A058977, A058988, A059175. See also the Lagarias article.
REFERENCES
P. Schogt, De Wilde Getallen, De Arbeiderspers, Amsterdam, 1998.
P. Schogt, The Wild Numbers, Four Walls Eight Windows Pub., New York, 2000.
D. F. Wallace, Rhetoric and the math melodrama, Science, 290 (Dec 22 2000), 2263-2267.
A number of other reviews of this book exist on the Web.
LINKS
J. C. Lagarias, Wild and Wooley numbers, Amer. Math. Monthly, 113 (No. 2, 2006), 97-108.
P. Schogt, The Wild Number Problem: math or fiction?, arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.6583 [math.HO], 2012. - From N. J. A. Sloane, Jan 03 2013
CROSSREFS
A variant of A058883, which is the main entry for this sequence.
Sequence in context: A287169 A120792 A228032 * A111931 A066433 A038741
KEYWORD
nonn
AUTHOR
Aaron Swartz (me(AT)aaronsw.com), Oct 20 2008
STATUS
approved

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