Piero Giacomelli. Log-concavity of Lucas Sequences of first kind


Natural Sciences / Mathematics / Number theory

Submitted on: Sep 13, 2012, 10:55:15

Description: In these notes we address the study of the log-concave operator acting on Lucas Sequences of first kind. We will find for which initial values a generic Lucas sequence is log-concave, and using this we show when the same sequence is infinite log-concave. The main result will help to find the log-concavity of some well known recurrent sequences like Fibonacci and Mersenne. Some possible generalization for a complete classification of the log-concave operator applied to general linear recurrent sequences is proposed.

The abstract of this article will be published in the September 2012 issue of "Intellectual Archive Bulletin", ISSN 1929-1329.

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