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Hansen Chain

An Addition Chain for which there is a Subset $H$ of members such that each member of the chain uses the largest element of $H$ which is less than the member.

See also Addition Chain, Brauer Chain, Hansen Number


Guy, R. K. ``Addition Chains. Brauer Chains. Hansen Chains.'' §C6 in Unsolved Problems in Number Theory, 2nd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 111-113, 1994.

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