Some results about linear recurrence relation homomorphisms

Alexandre Laugier and Manjil P. Saikia
Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, ISSN 1310-5132
Volume 20, 2014, Number 4, Pages 58—68
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Alexandre Laugier
Lycée professionnel Tristan Corbière
16 rue de Kervéguen – BP 17149 – 29671 Morlaix Cedex, France

Manjil P. Saikia
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera-11, Miramare, I-34151, Trieste, Italy

Abstract

In this paper we propose a definition of a recurrence relation homomorphism and illustrate our definition with a few examples. We then define the period of a k-th order of linear recurrence relation and deduce certain preliminary results associated with them.

Keywords

  • k-th order of recurrence relations
  • Recurrence relation homomorphisms
  • Strong divisibility sequences
  • Periodic sequences

AMS Classification

  • 11B37
  • 11B50

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  3. Gandhi, K. R., Divisibility properties of Fibonacci numbers, South Asian J. Math., Vol. 1, 2011, No. 3, 140–144.
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Laugier, A., & Saikia, M. P. (2014). Some results about linear recurrence relation homomorphisms. Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, 20(4), 58-68.

Chicago

Laugier, Alexandre, and Manjil P. Saikia. “Some Results about Linear Recurrence Relation Homomorphisms.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 20, no. 4 (2014): 58-68.

MLA

Laugier, Alexandre, and Manjil P. Saikia. “Some Results about Linear Recurrence Relation Homomorphisms.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 20.4 (2014): 58-68. Print.

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