# On Sloane's persistence problem

4 Jul 2013Edson de FariaCharles Tresser

We investigate the so-called persistence problem of Sloane, exploiting connections with the dynamics of circle maps and the ergodic theory of $\mathbb{Z}^d$ actions. We also formulate a conjecture concerning the asymptotic distribution of digits in long products of finitely many primes whose truth would, in particular, solve the persistence problem... (read more)

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