Journal of Integer Sequences, Vol. 11 (2008), Article 08.4.7

The Collatz Problem and Analogues

Bart Snapp and Matt Tracy
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC 29528-6054


In this paper, we study a polynomial analogue of the Collatz problem. Additionally, we show an additive property of the Collatz graph.

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(Concerned with sequence A061641 .)

Received May 22 2008; revised version received October 31 2008. Published in Journal of Integer Sequences, November 16 2008.

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