is an option to FindSequenceFunction and related functions that specifies the number of elements in the input sequence that should be used to validate a potential representation found.


  • With the setting ValidationLength->p, the last p elements of the input sequence are used to validate the correctness of the candidate representation.
  • The last p elements are not used in the search for possible representations.


Basic Examples  (2)

Use the last two values to validate candidate representations:

Use the last three values for validation:

Introduced in 2008