39922
2017
2017
eng
1st version
preprint
1
2017-09-06
2017-09-06
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Introducing a Finite State Machine for processing Collatz Sequences
The present work will introduce a Finite State Machine (FSM) that processes any Collatz Sequence; further, we will endeavor to investigate its behavior in relationship to transformations of a special infinite input. Moreover, we will prove that the machine’s word transformation is equivalent to the standard Collatz number transformation and subsequently discuss the possibilities for use of this approach at solving similar problems. The benefit of this approach is that the investigation of the word transformation performed by the Finite State Machine is less complicated than the traditional number-theoretical transformation.
urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus4-399223
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Eldar Sultanow
Denis Volkov
Sean Cox
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uncontrolled
Collatz Conjecture
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State Machine
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Graph
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Mathematik
NUMBER THEORY
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Wirtschaftswissenschaften
First version
Universität Potsdam
https://publishup.uni-potsdam.de/files/39922/preprint_sultanow-volkov-cox.pdf