Remote Access Mathematics of Computation
Green Open Access

Mathematics of Computation

ISSN 1088-6842(online) ISSN 0025-5718(print)



A note on Chowla's function

Authors: M. Lal and A. Forbes
Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 923-925
MSC: Primary 10A20
MathSciNet review: 0297685
Full-text PDF

Abstract | References | Similar Articles | Additional Information

Abstract: Iterates of a number-theoretic function, defined by $ L(n) = \sigma (n) - (1 + n)$, are investigated empirically, for $ n \leqq {10^5}$. This search has yielded 9 reduced amicable pairs.

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

  • [1] A. R. Nasir, ``On a certain arithmetic function,'' Bull. Calcutta Math. Soc., v. 38, 1946, p. 140. MR 8, 445. MR 0019666 (8:445f)
  • [2] D. H. Lehmer (Reviewer), Math. Rev., v. 8, 1948, p. 445.
  • [3] H. Cohen, ``On amicable and sociable numbers,'' Math. Comp., v. 24, 1970, pp. 423-429. MR 0271004 (42:5887)

Similar Articles

Retrieve articles in Mathematics of Computation with MSC: 10A20

Retrieve articles in all journals with MSC: 10A20

Additional Information

Keywords: Reduced amicable numbers, number-theoretic function
Article copyright: © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society

American Mathematical Society