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My favorite integer sequence
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(09/09/2014, 07:43 PM)jaydfox Wrote: Treating Gamma(k) at negative integers as infinity, and the reciprocal of such as zero, we can take the limit from negative to positive infinity. And we can replace k with (k+b), where b is zero in the original solution, but can now be treated as any real (well, any complex number, but the complex versions are less interesting).


One minor correction: treating Gamma(k) at non-positive integers as infinity... Anyway...

Sheldon or Gottfried, if either of you is still interested in this problem, here's some code to calculate f_b(x):

Code:
InitF(beta=0, n=50, prec=77) = {
  local (defprec, a_k, func);
  defprec = default(realprecision);
  default(realprecision, prec);
  a_k = 2.^(-beta*(beta-1)/2) / gamma(beta+1.);
  func = List();
  listput(func, a_k);
  listput(func, beta);
  for (k=1, n,
    a_k /= (2.^(k-1.+beta) * (k+beta));
    func[1] += a_k * x^k;
  );

  default(realprecision, defprec);
  return (func);
}

EvalF(func, k) = {
  return (subst(func[1], x, k) * k^func[2]);
}

I named this code bp1.gp, and here's a screenshot showing how it can be used. Basically, you can use beta=0 for the original version (which is entire), or use a non-integer, preferably negative. If you use a positive value for beta, or if you use a negative value close to zero, it won't be accurate near the origin. I used -25/2 in this example. The closer to the origin you intend to evaluate, the smaller beta needs to be (i.e., negative and larger in absolute value).

   
~ Jay Daniel Fox
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My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 07/27/2014, 08:44 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 07/31/2014, 01:51 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/01/2014, 01:53 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/01/2014, 03:25 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/01/2014, 05:04 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by sheldonison - 08/01/2014, 11:36 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/01/2014, 11:57 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/05/2014, 04:49 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/05/2014, 05:57 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/06/2014, 04:38 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/07/2014, 01:19 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/07/2014, 01:34 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/09/2014, 09:42 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/09/2014, 02:27 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 09/09/2014, 12:55 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/08/2014, 12:55 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/08/2014, 02:27 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 09/09/2014, 07:43 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 09/09/2014, 09:45 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/02/2014, 12:08 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/03/2014, 11:38 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by sheldonison - 08/04/2014, 11:49 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 09/16/2014, 05:32 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 09/17/2014, 07:39 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 10/02/2014, 10:53 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/03/2014, 03:32 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/03/2014, 11:44 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by sheldonison - 08/02/2014, 05:48 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 09/10/2014, 08:57 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/02/2014, 07:43 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/02/2014, 09:29 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/02/2014, 09:36 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/05/2014, 11:16 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/08/2014, 11:02 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/09/2014, 07:02 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/09/2014, 10:51 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by sheldonison - 08/11/2014, 04:51 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/11/2014, 05:19 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/19/2014, 01:36 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/19/2014, 02:05 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/19/2014, 05:31 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by sheldonison - 08/19/2014, 07:56 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/20/2014, 07:42 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by sheldonison - 08/20/2014, 02:11 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/20/2014, 07:57 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/21/2014, 01:15 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/21/2014, 05:25 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/22/2014, 05:39 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 09/11/2014, 01:33 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/09/2014, 09:16 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/09/2014, 10:19 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/09/2014, 10:52 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/09/2014, 11:46 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/09/2014, 11:10 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 08/10/2014, 12:30 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 08/11/2014, 12:17 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by Gottfried - 08/22/2014, 12:30 AM
Amazing variant - by tommy1729 - 08/26/2014, 08:57 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 09/01/2014, 10:37 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 10/02/2014, 11:24 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by jaydfox - 10/02/2014, 11:29 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 02/10/2015, 12:15 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 02/15/2015, 05:19 PM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 10/07/2015, 08:22 AM
RE: My favorite integer sequence - by tommy1729 - 10/07/2015, 09:10 PM
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