# Almost Convergence.

The title of my last post "Almost Cauchy Sequence" made me wonder if "Almost Cauchy" was already defined in some formal sense. I could not find much on "Almost Cauchy" ... but I did find out about "Almost Convergence." (I think I have ran in to this before... but it is very neat... observe:)

A sequence $S = S_n$ is almost convergent to L if for any $\epsilon > 0$ we can find an integer n such that the average of n or more consecutive terms in the sequence is within $\epsilon$ of L. Formally, $\forall \epsilon > 0 \quad \exists N \ni \quad \displaystyle \left| \frac{1}{n} \sum_{i=0}^{n-1} S_{k-i} -L \right| < \epsilon \quad \forall n > N, \; k \in \mathbb{N}.$ (I took this definition from here, and I wonder why they didn't mention that we need $k \geq n$ or else we are looking at negative terms in the sequence... But, maybe there is an interpretation of something like $S_{-3}$? Or maybe the author thinks that would be obvious? I'm going to ask at the mathematics stack exchange!)

• John Robinhūdas

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• http://mandyallen.com Mandy Allen

I too could not find much on this phrase, although your own posts were the most prominent in the results!  I wonder if this may help your traffic rank eventually!