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A258046 Sequence (a(n)) generated by Rule 3 (in Comments) with a(1) = 1 and d(1) = 0. 3
1, 2, 4, 3, 6, 12, 5, 10, 7, 14, 8, 16, 11, 9, 18, 36, 13, 26, 15, 30, 17, 34, 19, 38, 20, 40, 21, 42, 22, 44, 23, 46, 24, 48, 31, 27, 54, 25, 50, 41, 29, 58, 28, 56, 32, 64, 33, 66, 39, 43, 35, 70, 37, 74, 49, 98, 45, 90, 47, 94, 52, 104, 53, 106, 51, 102 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

Rule 3 follows.  For k >= 1, let  A(k) = {a(1), …, a(k)} and D(k) = {d(1), …, d(k)}.  Begin with k = 1 and nonnegative integers a(1) and d(1).

Step 1:   If there is an integer h such that 1 - a(k) < h < 0 and h is not in D(k) and a(k) + h is not in A(k), let d(k+1) be the least such h, let a(k+1) = a(k) + h, replace k by k + 1, and repeat Step 1; otherwise do Step 2.

Step 2:  Let h be the least positive integer not in D(k) such that a(k) - h is not in A(k).  Let a(k+1) = a(k) + h and d(k+1) = h.  Replace k by k+1 and do Step 1.

See A257905 for a guide to related sequences and conjectures.

LINKS

Clark Kimberling, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000

EXAMPLE

a(1) = 1, d(1) = 0;

a(2) = 2, d(2) = 1;

a(3) = 4, d(3) = 2;

a(4) = 3, d(4) = -1.

MATHEMATICA

{a, f} = {{1}, {0}}; Do[tmp = {#, # - Last[a]} &[Min[Complement[#, Intersection[a, #]]&[Last[a] + Complement[#, Intersection[f, #]] &[Range[2 - Last[a], -1]]]]];

If[! IntegerQ[tmp[[1]]], tmp = {Last[a] + #, #} &[NestWhile[# + 1 &, 1, ! (! MemberQ[f, #] && ! MemberQ[a, Last[a] - #]) &]]]; AppendTo[a, tmp[[1]]]; AppendTo[f, tmp[[2]]], {120}]; {a, f} (* Peter J. C. Moses, May 14 2015 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A257905, A258047, A256283, A258049, A258050.

Sequence in context: A257986 A232564 A134561 * A225055 A120947 A222600

Adjacent sequences:  A258043 A258044 A258045 * A258047 A258048 A258049

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Jun 03 2015

STATUS

approved

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