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Create an iterator which generates a negaLucas sequence.

The negaLucas numbers are the integer sequence

NegaLucas sequence

The sequence is defined by the recurrence relation

which yields

with seed values L_0 = 2 and L_{-1} = -1.


npm install @stdlib/math-iter-sequences-negalucas


var iterNegaLucasSeq = require( '@stdlib/math-iter-sequences-negalucas' );

iterNegaLucasSeq( [options] )

Returns an iterator which generates a negaLucas sequence.

var it = iterNegaLucasSeq();
// returns <Object>

var v = it.next().value;
// returns 2

v = it.next().value;
// returns -1

v = it.next().value;
// returns 3

// ...

The returned iterator protocol-compliant object has the following properties:

  • next: function which returns an iterator protocol-compliant object containing the next iterated value (if one exists) assigned to a value property and a done property having a boolean value indicating whether the iterator is finished.
  • return: function which closes an iterator and returns a single (optional) argument in an iterator protocol-compliant object.

The function supports the following options:

  • iter: number of iterations. Default: 77.

The returned iterator can only generate the first 77 negaLucas numbers, as larger negaLucas numbers cannot be safely represented in double-precision floating-point format. By default, the function returns an iterator which generates all 77 numbers. To limit the number of iterations, set the iter option.

var opts = {
    'iter': 2
var it = iterNegaLucasSeq( opts );
// returns <Object>

var v = it.next().value;
// returns 2

v = it.next().value;
// returns -1

var bool = it.next().done;
// returns true


  • If an environment supports Symbol.iterator, the returned iterator is iterable.


var iterNegaLucasSeq = require( '@stdlib/math-iter-sequences-negalucas' );

// Create an iterator:
var it = iterNegaLucasSeq();

// Perform manual iteration...
var v;
while ( true ) {
    v = it.next();
    if ( v.done ) {
    console.log( v.value );

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