Number Theory


The Theory of the Collatz Process

Authors: Theophilus Agama

In this paper we introduce and develop the theory of the Collatz process. We leverage this theory to study the Collatz conjecture. This theory also has a subtle connection with the infamous problem of the distribution of Sophie germain primes. We also provide several formulation of the Collatz conjecture in this language.

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[v1] 2020-01-11 17:12:48

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