Find Your Name in Pi

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Converting the digits of in base 26 to their alphanumeric ASCII code gives an apparently random infinite string of letters A–Z. This Demonstration finds names of length 3, 4 and 5 occurring in the string that match entries in a list of 200 popular given names [1]. The table is left blank if there are no matches. For width 4, there are no matches until you start at digit position 12501.

Contributed by: Erik Mahieu (May 2019)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


Details

The number of digits is limited to 25,000 and the name length to 5. It is easy to modify the code to higher numbers given sufficient computation time, if you really want to explore further. And maybe find your name in !

Reference

[1] "Most Popular Names in the US." (Mar 8, 2019) nameberry.com/popular_names/US.


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