The representation of a number as a sum of powers of a base , followed by expression of each of the exponents as a sum of powers of , etc., until the process stops. For example, the hereditary representation of 266 in base 2 is
(1)
 
(2)

The representation of a number as a sum of powers of a base , followed by expression of each of the exponents as a sum of powers of , etc., until the process stops. For example, the hereditary representation of 266 in base 2 is
(1)
 
(2)

Weisstein, Eric W. "Hereditary Representation." From MathWorldA Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/HereditaryRepresentation.html