Korean J. Math.  Vol 26, No 1 (2018)  pp.1-7
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11568/kjm.2018.26.1.1

Serial execution Josephus problem

Jang-Woo Park, Ricardo Teixeira


In this paper, we will study a generalized version of Josephus where a serial execution occurs at each iteration and give a non-recursive formula for the initial positions of survivors.


Josephus problem, discrete mathematics, function iterations

Subject classification

68R01, 97N70


School of Arts and Sciences, University of Houston-Victoria

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