Math::NumSeq::DivisorCount -- how many divisors


 use Math::NumSeq::DivisorCount;
 my $seq = Math::NumSeq::DivisorCount->new;
 my ($i, $value) = $seq->next;


The number of divisors of i, being 1,2,2,3,2,4,2, etc.

The sequence starts from i=1 and 1 is divisible only by itself. Then i=2 is divisible by 1 and 2. Or for example i=6 is divisible by 4 numbers 1,2,3,6.


See "FUNCTIONS" in Math::NumSeq for behaviour common to all sequence classes.

$seq = Math::NumSeq::DivisorCount->new ()

Create and return a new sequence object.

Random Access

$value = $seq->ith($i)

Return the number of prime factors in $i.

This calculation requires factorizing $i and in the current code after small factors a hard limit of 2**32 is enforced in the interests of not going into a near-infinite loop.

$bool = $seq->pred($value)

Return true if $value occurs as a divisor count, which simply means $value >= 1.


Math::NumSeq, Math::NumSeq::PrimeFactorCount




Copyright 2011, 2012, 2013 Kevin Ryde

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