1. John Morales says


    It’s remarkable that this is true in all bases.

    No, it’s not, because it isn’t.

    (“for all bases b >= 5”)

    • shallit says

      John, the whole point of our paper (not the paper discussed in the video in more detail) is that a similar result is true for bases 2, 3, 4. For bases 3 and 4 we get the same bound: 3 terms. But for base 2 four terms are needed.

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