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Lothar

Lothar

TimeHorse, LLC

2.00.1 for iPhone, iPad
$0.99
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Release Date

2016-10-16

Size

6.2 MB

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Lothar Description
Lothar Collatz was born 6 July 1910 in Amsberg, Westphalia. During his
post-doctoral studies at at the age of 27, Collatz developed what is
now known as the Collatz Conjecture.

Simply stated, the Collatz Conjecture is as follows:

Given the function f, defined as:

| n÷2 if n ≡ 0 (mod 2)
f(n) = | 3×n + 1 if n ≡ 1 (mod 2)
|

for any positive starting integer n, repeated iterations of this
function will always lead to the cycle { 4, 2, 1 }. In other words,
repeated iterations of some starting number will always be eventually
decreasing and that there are no other cycles in the sequence besides
{ 4, 2, 1 }.

The Reverse function, f', is defined as the sequence moving backward
from an ending integer through to some initial starting integer that
would eventually arrive at the number entered through a series of
iterations. It is defined as follows:

| n×2 if n ≡ 0, 1, 2, 3, 5 (mod 6)
f'(n) = | (n - 1)÷3 if n ≡ 4 (mod 6) & "Previous" pressed
| n×2 if n ≡ 4 (mod 6) & "Multiply" pressed

This application was written by Jeffrey C. Jacobs and is Copyright ©2010
TimeHorse, LLC; source code is available upon request.
Lothar 2.00.1 Update
2016-10-16 Version History
* Numbers can now be of arbitrary length. Enter a million digits if you dare and see how long it takes to get to one.
* Actually, it takes no time at all, because now if you hold down the "Next" button, next is repeated until one is reached.
* So how do you know it got there? Well, now there's a ticker tape below the buttons to show you just how you got there. Scroll through the entire sequence.
* Can't see the end of the numbers in your list? Rotate your screen, Lothar now supports landscape mode.
* Sick of seeing all those old numbers and want to generate a new list? Click the trash can or clear button on larger displays.
* And now you can see the final, spiffy, new feature: the crisp, clear, new background issue of the man who came up with this awesome, unproven algorithm to bring any integer to one, Lothar Collatz, we thank you!
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Price:
$0.99
Version:
2.00.1
Size:
6.2 MB
Genre:
Education
Release Date:
2016-10-16
Developer:
TimeHorse, LLC
Language:
English
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