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 A244045 Decimal expansion of the Greenfield-Nussbaum constant, a constant which is the term z(1) in the quadratic recurrence z(0)=1, z(n) = z(n-1)+z(n-2)^2, such that all terms of the bi-infinite sequence z(n) (n = ..., -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, ...) are positive. 0
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 OFFSET 1,2 REFERENCES Steven R. Finch, Mathematical Constants, Cambridge University Press, 2003, Section 6.10 Quadratic recurrence constants, p. 446. LINKS Table of n, a(n) for n=1..105. Stephen J. Greenfield and Roger D. Nussbaum, Dynamics of a Quadratic Map in Two Complex Variables EXAMPLE 1.5078747553927754776624222707709065857... MATHEMATICA digits = 105; n0 = 10; dn = 10; init[z1_] := (Clear[z]; z[0] = 1; z[1] = z1; z[n_?Positive] := z[n] = z[n-1] + z[n-2]^2; z[n_?Negative] := z[n] = Sqrt[z[n+2] - z[n+1]]); g[z1_?NumericQ, n_] := (init[z1]; Table[z[k], {k, -n, -1}] // Im // Norm); Clear[f]; f[n_] := f[n] = z1 /. FindMinimum[g[z1, n], {z1, 3/2}, WorkingPrecision -> 3*digits][[2]]; f[n0]; f[n = n0 + dn]; While[ RealDigits[f[n], 10, digits] != RealDigits[f[n - dn], 10, digits], Print["n = ", n]; n = n + dn]; RealDigits[f[n], 10, digits] // First CROSSREFS Cf. A000278. Sequence in context: A108745 A114124 A155827 * A084248 A201417 A147666 Adjacent sequences: A244042 A244043 A244044 * A244046 A244047 A244048 KEYWORD nonn,cons AUTHOR Jean-François Alcover, Jun 18 2014 STATUS approved

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