The Akiyama-Tanigawa algorithm for Bernoulli numbers

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A direct proof is given for Akiyama and Tanigawa'a algorithm for computing Bernoulli numbers. The proof uses a closed formula for Bernoulli numbers expressed in terms of Stirling numbers. The outcome of the same algorithm with di erent initial values is also brie y discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Integer Sequences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics


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