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A000041 a(n) = number of partitions of n (the partition numbers).
(Formerly M0663 N0244)
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%I M0663 N0244

%S 1,1,2,3,5,7,11,15,22,30,42,56,77,101,135,176,231,297,385,490,627,792,

%T 1002,1255,1575,1958,2436,3010,3718,4565,5604,6842,8349,10143,12310,

%U 14883,17977,21637,26015,31185,37338,44583,53174,63261,75175,89134,105558,124754,147273,173525

%N a(n) = number of partitions of n (the partition numbers).

%C Also number of nonnegative solutions to b + 2c + 3d + 4e + ... = n and the number of nonnegative solutions to 2c + 3d + 4e + ... <= n. - _Henry Bottomley_, Apr 17 2001

%C a(n) is also the number of conjugacy classes in the symmetric group S_n (and the number of irreducible representations of S_n).

%C Also the number of rooted trees with n+1 nodes and height at most 2.

%C Coincides with the sequence of numbers of nilpotent conjugacy classes in the Lie algebras gl(n). A006950, A015128 and this sequence together cover the nilpotent conjugacy classes in the classical A,B,C,D series of Lie algebras. - Alexander Elashvili, Sep 08 2003

%C a(n) = a(0)b(n) + a(1)b(n-2) + a(2)b(n-4) + ... where b = A000009.

%C Number of distinct Abelian groups of order p^n, where p is prime (the number is independent of p). - _Lekraj Beedassy_, Oct 16 2004

%C Number of graphs on n vertices that do not contain P3 as an induced subgraph. - _Washington Bomfim_, May 10 2005

%C It is unknown if there are infinitely many partition numbers divisible by 3, although it is known that there are infinitely many divisible by 2. - _Jonathan Vos Post_, Jun 21 2005

%C Numbers of terms to be added when expanding the n-th derivative of 1/f(x). - _Thomas Baruchel_, Nov 07 2005

%C a(n) = A114099(9*n). - _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Feb 15 2006

%C Sequence agrees with expansion of Molien series for symmetric group S_n up to the term in x^n. - Maurice D. Craig (towenaar(AT)optusnet.com.au), Oct 30 2006

%C Also the number of nonnegative integer solutions to x_1 + x_2 + x_3 + ... + x_n = n such that n >= x_1 >= x_2 >= x_3 >= ... >= x_n >= 0, because by letting y_k = x_k - x_(k+1) >= 0 (where 0 < k < n) we get y_1 + 2y_2 + 3y_3 + ... + (n-1)y_(n-1) + nx_n = n. - Werner Grundlingh (wgrundlingh(AT)gmail.com), Mar 14 2007

%C Let P(z) := Sum_{j>=0} b_j z^j, b_0 != 0. Then 1/P(z) = Sum_{j>=0} c_j z^j, where the c_j must be computed from the infinite triangular system b_0 c_0 = 1, b_0 c_1 + b_1 c_0 = 0 and so on (Cauchy products of the coefficients set to zero). The n-th partition number arises as the number of terms in the numerator of the expression for c_n: The coefficient c_n of the inverted power series is a fraction with b_0^(n+1) in the denominator and in its numerator having a(n) products of n coefficients b_i each. The partitions may be read off from the indices of the b_i. - Peter C. Heinig (algorithms(AT)gmx.de), Apr 09 2007

%C A026820(a(n),n) = A134737(n) for n > 0. - _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Nov 07 2007

%C Equals row sums of triangle A137683. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Feb 05 2008

%C a(n) = the number of different ways to run up a staircase with n steps, taking steps of sizes 1, 2, 3, ... and r (r <= n), where the order is not important and there is no restriction on the number or the size of each step taken. - _Mohammad K. Azarian_, May 21 2008

%C Equals the eigenvector of triangle A145006 and row sums of the eigentriangle of the partition numbers, A145007. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Sep 28 2008

%C Starting with offset 1 = INVERT transform of (1, 1, 0, 0, -1, 0, -1, ...), where A080995, the characteristic function of A001318 (1, 2, 5, 7, 12, ...) is signed (++ -- ++, ...) as to 1's. This is equivalent to lim_{n=1..inf} A145006^n as a vector. The INVERT transform of (1, 1, 0, 0, -1,...) begins (1, 2,..) then for each successive operation we take a dot product of (1, 1, 0, 0, -1,...) in reverse and the ongoing results of our series (1, 2, 3, 5, 7,...) then add the result to the next term in (1, 1, 0, 0, -1,...). For example, a (7) = 15 = (0, -1, 0, 0, 1, 1) dot (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11) = (0*1, (-1)*2, 0*3, 0*5, 1*7, 1*11) = (-2 + 7 + 11) = 16, then add to (-1) = 15. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Oct 05 2008

%C Convolved with A147843 = A000203 prefaced with a zero: (0, 1, 3, 4, 7, ...). - _Gary W. Adamson_, Nov 15 2008

%C Equals an infinite convolution product_(1, 1, 1, ...)*(1, 0, 1, 0, 1, ...)*(1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1, ...)*(1, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0, 1, ...)*...; = a*b*c*...; where a = (1/(1-x)), b = (1/(1-x^2)), c = (1/(1-x^3)), etc. An array by rows: row 1 = a, row 2 = a*b, row 3 = a*b*c, ...; gives:

%C 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, ... = (a)

%C 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, ... = (a*b)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, ... = (a*b*c)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 17, ... = (a*b*c*d)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 7, 10, 13, 18, ... = (a*b*c*d*e)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 14, 20, 25, ... = (a*b*c*d*e*f)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 21, 27, ... = (a*b*c*d*e*f*g)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 22, 28, ... = (a*b*c*d*e*f*g*h)

%C 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 22, 29, ... = (a*b*c*d*e*f*g*h*i)

%C ... with rows tending to A000041. Partition triangles A058398 = ascending antidiagonals. Partition triangle A008284 reversal of A058398. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Jun 12 2009

%C Starting with offset 1 = row sums of triangle A168532. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Nov 28 2009

%C a(n) = A026820(n, n); a(n) = A108949(n) + A045931(n) + A108950(n) = A130780(n) + A171966(n) - A045931(n) = A045931(n) + A171967(n). - _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Jan 21 2010

%C P(x) = A(x)/A(x^2) with P(x) = (1+x+2x^2+3x^3+5x^4+7x^5 + ...),

%C and A(x) = (1 + x + 3x^2 + 4x^3 + 10x^4 + 13x^5 + ...),

%C and A(x^2) = (1 + x^2 + 3x^4 + 4x^6 + 10x^8 + ...), where A092119 = (1, 1, 3, 4, 10, ...) = Euler transform of the ruler sequence, A001511. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Feb 11 2010

%C Equals row sums of triangle A173304. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Feb 15 2010

%C p(x) = A(x)*A(x^2), A(x) = A174065; p(x) = B(x)*B(x^3), B(x) = A174068. Equals row sums of triangles A174066 and A174067. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Mar 06 2010

%C Triangle A113685 is equivalent to p(x) = p(x^2) * A000009(x). Triangle A176202 is equivalent to p(x) = p(x^3) * A000726(x). - _Gary W. Adamson_, Apr 11 2010

%C A sequence of positive integers p = p_1 ... p_k is a descending partition of the positive integer n if p_1 + ... + p_k = n and p_1 >= ... >= p_k. If formally needed p_j = 0 is appended to p for j > k. Let P_n denote the set of these partition for some n >= 1. Then a(n) = 1 + Sum_{p in P_n} floor((p_1-1)/(p_2+1)). (Cf. A000065, where the formula reduces to the sum.) Proof in Kelleher and O'Sullivan (2009). For example a(6) = 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 1 + 2 + 5 = 11. - _Peter Luschny_, Oct 24 2010

%C Let n = Sum( k_(p_m) p_m ) = k_1 + 2k_2 + 5k_5 + 7k_7 + ..., where p_m is the m-th generalized pentagonal number (A001318). Then a(n) is the sum over all such pentagonal partitions of n of (-1)^(k_5+k_7 + k_22 + ...) ( k_1 + k_2 + k_5 + ...)! /( k_1! k_2! k_5! ...), where the exponent of (-1) is the sum of all the k's corresponding to even-indexed GPN's. - _Jerome Malenfant_, Feb 14 2011

%C The matrix of a(n) values

%C a(0)

%C a(1) a(0)

%C a(2) a(1) a(0)

%C a(3) a(2) a(1) a(0)

%C ....

%C a(n) a(n-1) a(n-2) ... a(0)

%C is the inverse of the matrix

%C 1

%C -1 1

%C -1 -1 1

%C 0 -1 -1 1

%C ....

%C -d_n -d_(n-1) -d_(n-2) ... -d_1 1

%C where d_q = (-1)^(m+1) if q = m(3m-1)/2 = the m-th generalized pentagonal number (A001318), = 0 otherwise. - _Jerome Malenfant_, Feb 14 2011

%C Equals row sums of triangle A187566. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Mar 21 2011

%C Let k > 0 be an integer, and let i_1, i_2, ..., i_k be distinct integers such that 1 <= i_1 < i_2 < ... < i_k. Then, equivalently, a(n) equals the number of partitions of N = n + i_1 + i_2 + ... + i_k in which each i_j (1 <= j <= k) appears as a part at least once. To see this, note that the partitions of N of this class must be in 1-to-1 correspondence with the partitions of n, since N - i_1 - i_2 - ... - i_k = n. - _L. Edson Jeffery_, Apr 16 2011

%C a(n) is the number of distinct degree sequences over all free trees having n + 2 nodes. Take a partition of the integer n, add 1 to each part and append as many 1's as needed so that the total is 2n + 2. Now we have a degree sequence of a tree with n + 2 nodes. Example: The partition 3 + 2 + 1 = 6 corresponds to the degree sequence {4, 3, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} of a tree with 8 vertices. - _Geoffrey Critzer_, Apr 16 2011

%C a(n) is number of distinct characteristic polynomials among n! of permutations matrices size n X n. - _Artur Jasinski_, Oct 24 2011

%C Conjecture: starting with offset 1 represents the numbers of ordered compositions of n using the signed (++--++...) terms of A001318 starting (1, 2, -5, -7, 12, 15, ...). - _Gary W. Adamson_, Apr 04 2013 (this is true by the pentagonal number theorem, _Joerg Arndt_, Apr 08 2013)

%C a(n) is also number of terms in expansion of the n-th derivative of log(f(x)). In Mathematica notation: Table[Length[Together[f[x]^n * D[Log[f[x]], {x, n}]]], {n, 1, 20}]. - _Vaclav Kotesovec_, Jun 21 2013

%C Conjecture: No a(n) has the form x^m with m > 1 and x > 1. - _Zhi-Wei Sun_, Dec 02 2013

%C Partitions of n that contain a part p are the partitions of n - p. Thus, number of partitions of m*n - r that include k*n as a part is A000041(h*n-r), where h = m - k >= 0, n >= 2, 0 <= r < n; see A111295 as an example. - _Clark Kimberling_, Mar 03 2014

%C a(n) is the number of compositions of n into positive parts avoiding the pattern [1, 2]. - _Bob Selcoe_, Jul 08 2014

%C Conjecture: For any j there exists k such that all primes p <= A000040(j) are factors of one or more a(n) <= a(k). Growth of this coverage is slow and irregular. k = 1067 covers the first 102 primes, thus slower than A000027. - _Richard R. Forberg_, Dec 08 2014

%C a(n) is the number of nilpotent conjugacy classes in the order-preserving, order-decreasing and (order-preserving and order-decreasing) injective transformation semigroups. - _Ugbene Ifeanyichukwu_, Jun 03 2015

%C From _Gregory L. Simay_, Nov 08 2015: (Start)

%C Define a segmented partition a(n,k, <s(1)..s(j)>) to be a partition of n with exactly k parts, with s(j) parts t(j) identical to each other and distinct from all the other parts. Note that n>=k, j<=k, 0<=s(j)<=k, s(1)t(1) + ... + s(j)t(j) = n and s(1) + ... + s(j) = k. Then there are up to a(k) segmented partitions of n with exactly k parts.

%C (End)

%C From _Gregory L. Simay_, Nov 09 2015: (Start)

%C The polynomials for a(n, k, <s(1), ..., s(j)> have degree j-1.

%C a(n, k, <k>) = 1 if n = 0 mod k, = 0 otherwise

%C a(rn, rk, <r*s(1), ..., r*s(j)>) = a(n, k, <s(1), ..., s(j)>)

%C a(n odd, k, <all s(j) even>) = 0

%C Established results can be recast in terms of segmented partitions:

%C For j(j+1)/2 <= n < (j+1)(j+2)/2, A000009(n) = a(n, 1, <1>) + ... + a(n, j, <j 1's>), j<n

%C a(n, k, <j 1's> = a(n - j(j-1)/2, k)

%C (End)

%C a(10^20) was computed using the NIST Arb package. It has 11140086260 digits and its head and tail sections are 18381765...88091448. See the Johansson 2015 link. - _Stanislav Sykora_, Feb 01 2016

%C Satisfies Benford's law [Anderson-Rolen-Stoehr, 2011] - _N. J. A. Sloane_, Feb 08 2017

%D George E. Andrews, The Theory of Partitions, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1976.

%D G. E. Andrews and K. Ericksson, Integer Partitions, Cambridge University Press 2004.

%D T. M. Apostol, Introduction to Analytic Number Theory, Springer-Verlag, 1976, page 307.

%D R. Ayoub, An Introduction to the Analytic Theory of Numbers, Amer. Math. Soc., 1963; Chapter III.

%D Mohammad K. Azarian, A Generalization of the Climbing Stairs Problem, Mathematics and Computer Education Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 24-28, Winter 1997.

%D Mohammad K. Azarian, A Generalization of the Climbing Stairs Problem II, Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2004, pp. 12-17. Zentralblatt MATH, Zbl 1071.05501.

%D B. C. Berndt, Number Theory in the Spirit of Ramanujan, Chap. I Amer. Math. Soc. Providence RI 2006.

%D J. M. Borwein, D. H. Bailey and R. Girgensohn, Experimentation in Mathematics, A K Peters, Ltd., Natick, MA, 2004. x+357 pp. See p. 183.

%D L. E. Dickson, History of the Theory of Numbers, Vol.II Chapter III pp. 101-164,Chelsea NY 1992.

%D F. J. Dyson, Some guesses in the theory of partitions, Eureka, 8 (1944), 10-15.

%D N. J. Fine, Basic Hypergeometric Series and Applications, Amer. Math. Soc., 1988; p. 37, Eq. (22.13).

%D H. Gupta et al., Tables of Partitions. Royal Society Mathematical Tables, Vol. 4, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1958, p. 90.

%D G. H. Hardy and S. Ramanujan, Asymptotic formulas in combinatorial analysis, Proc. London Math. Soc., 17 (1918), 75-.

%D G. H. Hardy and E. M. Wright, An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers (Fifth edition), Oxford Univ. Press (Clarendon), 1979, 273-296.

%D D. E. Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming, vol. 4A, Combinatorial Algorithms, Section 7.2.1.4, p. 396.

%D D. S. Mitrinovic et al., Handbook of Number Theory, Kluwer, Section XIV.1, p. 491.

%D S. Ramanujan, Collected Papers, Chap. 25, Cambridge Univ. Press 1927 (Proceedings of the Camb.Phil.Soc., 19 (1919), pp. 207-213).

%D S. Ramanujan, Collected Papers, Chap. 28, Cambridge Univ. Press 1927 (Proceedings of the London Math.Soc., 2, 18(1920)).

%D S. Ramanujan, Collected Papers, Chap. 30, Cambridge Univ. Press 1927 (Mathematische Zeitschrift, 9 (1921), pp. 147-163).

%D S. Ramanujan, Collected Papers, Ed. G. H. Hardy et al., Cambridge 1927; Chelsea, NY, 1962. See Table IV on page 308.

%D J. Riordan, An Introduction to Combinatorial Analysis, Wiley, 1958, p. 122.

%D J. E. Roberts, Lure of the Integers, pp. 168-9 MAA 1992.

%D N. J. A. Sloane, A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973 (includes this sequence).

%D N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).

%D R. E. Tapscott and D. Marcovich, "Enumeration of Permutational Isomers: The Porphyrins", Journal of Chemical Education, 55 (1978), 446-447.

%D Robert M. Young, "Excursions in Calculus", Mathematical Association of America, p. 367.

%H David W. Wilson, <a href="/A000041/b000041.txt">Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..10000</a>

%H Milton Abramowitz and Irene A. Stegun, eds., <a href="http://apps.nrbook.com/abramowitz_and_stegun/index.html">Handbook of Mathematical Functions</a>, National Bureau of Standards, Applied Math. Series 55, Tenth Printing, 1972, p. 836. [scanned copy]

%H Scott Ahlgren and Ken Ono, <a href="http://www.ams.org/notices/200109/fea-ahlgren.pdf">Addition and Counting: The Arithmetic of Partitions</a>

%H Scott Ahlgren and Ken Ono, <a href="http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=60793">Congruence properties for the partition function</a>

%H Scott Ahlgren and Ken Ono, <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.191488598">Congruence properties for the partition function</a>, PNAS, vol. 98 no. 23, 12882-12884.

%H Gert Almkvist, <a href="https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.em/1047674152">Asymptotic formulas and generalized Dedekind sums</a>, Exper. Math., 7 (No. 4, 1998), pp. 343-359.

%H Gert Almkvist, <a href="http://matwbn.icm.edu.pl/ksiazki/aa/aa61/aa6126.pdf">On the differences of the partition function</a>, Acta Arith., 61.2 (1992), 173-181.

%H Gert Almkvist and Herbert S. Wilf, <a href="http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/correct/513487">On the coefficients in the Hardy-Ramanujan-Rademacher formula for p(n)</a>

%H Amazing Mathematical Object Factory, <a href="http://www.aarms.math.ca/ACMN/amof/e_partI.htm">Information on Partitions</a>

%H Theresa C. Anderson, Larry Rolen and Ruth Stoehr, <a href="https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-2010-10577-4">Benford's Law for Coefficients of Modular Forms and Partition Functions</a>, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 139, No. 5, May 2011, pp. 1533-1541.

%H George E. Andrews, <a href="http://www.emis.de/journals/SLC/opapers/s25andrews.html">Three Aspects of Partitions</a>, Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, B25f (1990), 1 p.

%H George E. Andrews, <a href="http://www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/article/view/v11i2r1">On a Partition Function of Richard Stanley</a>, The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, Volume 11, Issue 2 (2004-6) (The Stanley Festschrift volume), Research Paper #R1.

%H George E. Andrews and Ken Ono, <a href="http://pubmedcentral.com/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1266147">Ramanujan's congruences and Dyson's crank</a>

%H George E. Andrews and Ranjan Roy, <a href="http://www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/article/view/v4i2r2">Ramanujan's Method in q-series Congruences</a>, The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, Volume 4, Issue 2 (1997) (The Wilf Festschrift volume) > Research Paper #R2

%H Anonymous, <a href="http://felix.unife.it/Root/d-Mathematics/d-Number-theory/b-Partitions">Bibliography on Partitions</a>

%H Joerg Arndt, <a href="http://www.jjj.de/fxt/#fxtbook">Matters Computational (The Fxtbook)</a>, section 16.4, pp.344-353

%H A. O. L. Atkins and F. G. Garvan, <a href="http://arXiv.org/abs/math.NT/0208050">Relations between the ranks and cranks of partitions</a>, arXiv:math/0208050 [math.NT], 2002.

%H Alexander Berkovich and Frank G. Garvan, <a href="http://arXiv.org/abs/math.CO/0401012">On the Andrews-Stanley Refinement of Ramanujan's Partition Congruence Modulo 5</a>, arXiv:math/0401012 [math.CO], 2004.

%H Alexander Berkovich and Frank G. Garvan, <a href="http://arXiv.org/abs/math.CO/0402439">On the Andrews-Stanley Refinement of Ramanujan's Partition Congruence Modulo 5 and Generalizations</a>, arXiv:math/0402439 [math.CO], 2004.

%H Bruce C. Berndt, <a href="http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~berndt/articles/partitions2.pdf">Ramanujan's congruences for the partition function modulo 5,7 and 11</a>

%H Bruce C. Berndt and K. Ono, <a href="http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ono/reprints/044.pdf">Ramanujan's Unpublished Manuscript On The Partition And Tau Functions With Proofs And Commentary</a>

%H Bruce C. Berndt and K. Ono, <a href="http://emis.dsd.sztaki.hu/journals/SLC/wpapers/s42berndt.html">Ramanujan's Unpublished Manuscript on the Partition and Tau Functions with Proofs and Commentary</a>, Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, B42c (1999), 63 pp.

%H Henry Bottomley, <a href="/A008284/a008284.gif">Illustration of initial terms</a>

%H Henry Bottomley, <a href="/A000009/a000009.gif">Illustration of initial terms of A000009, A000041 and A047967</a>

%H Henry Bottomley, <a href="http://www.btinternet.com/~se16/js/partitions.htm">Partition and composition calculator</a> [broken link]

%H Kevin S. Brown, <a href="http://www.math.niu.edu/~rusin/known-math/95/partitions">Additive Partitions of Numbers</a> [Broken link]

%H Kevin S. Brown, <a href="/A000041/a000041_1.txt">Additive Partitions of Numbers</a> [Cached copy of lost web page]

%H Kevin S. Brown's Mathpages, <a href="http://www.mathpages.com/home/kmath383.htm">Computing the Partitions of n</a>

%H Jan Hendrik Bruinier, Amanda Folsom, Zachary A. Kent and Ken Ono, <a href="http://www.mathematik.tu-darmstadt.de/fbereiche/AlgGeoFA/staff/bruinier/publications/ramapofn125.pdf">Recent work on the partition function</a>

%H Jan Hendrik Bruinier and Ken Ono, <a href="http://www.mathcs.emory.edu/~ono/publications-cv/pdfs/134.pdf">Algebraic formulas for the coefficients of half-integral weight harmonic weak Maass forms</a>

%H Peter J. Cameron, <a href="https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/journals/JIS/VOL3/groups.html">Sequences realized by oligomorphic permutation groups</a>, J. Integ. Seqs. Vol. 3 (2000), #00.1.5.

%H Huantian Cao, <a href="http://www.cs.uga.edu/~rwr/STUDENTS/hcao.html">AutoGF: An Automated System to Calculate Coefficients of Generating Functions</a>.

%H Yuriy Choliy and Andrew V. Sills, <a href="http://home.dimacs.rutgers.edu/~asills/Durfee/CholiySillsRevAOC.pdf">A formula for the partition function that 'counts'.</a>

%H Lynn Chua and Krishanu Roy Sankar, <a href="http://www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/article/view/v21i1p59">Equipopularity Classes of 132-Avoiding Permutations</a>, The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics 21(1)(2014), #P59. [Cited by Shalosh B. Ekhad and Doron Zeilberger, 2014] - _N. J. A. Sloane_, Mar 31 2014

%H Jimena Davis and Elizabeth Perez, <a href="http://www.ces.clemson.edu/~kevja/REU/2002/JDavisAndEPerez.pdf">Computations Of The Partition Function, p(n)</a>

%H Shalosh B. Ekhad and Doron Zeilberger, <a href="http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.5664">Automatic Proofs of Asymptotic Abnormality (and much more!) of Natural Statistics Defined on Catalan-Counted Combinatorial Families</a>, arXiv:1403.5664 [math.CO], 2014.

%H FindStat - Combinatorial Statistic Finder, <a href="http://www.findstat.org/IntegerPartitions">Integer partitions</a>

%H Nathan J. Fine, <a href="http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/34/12/616.pdf">Some New Results On Partitions</a>

%H P. Flajolet and R. Sedgewick, <a href="http://algo.inria.fr/flajolet/Publications/books.html">Analytic Combinatorics</a>, 2009; see page 41

%H Amanda Folsom, Zachary A. Kent and Ken Ono, <a href="http://www.aimath.org/news/partition/folsom-kent-ono.pdf"> ''l''-adic properties of the partition function. In press.</a>

%H Amanda Folsom, Zachary A. Kent and Ken Ono, <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aim.2011.11.013"> ''l''-adic properties of the partition function</a>, Adv. Math. 229 (2012) 1586

%H B. Forslund, <a href="http://my.tbaytel.net/~forslund/partitio.html">Partitioning Integers</a>

%H Harald Fripertinger, <a href="http://www-ang.kfunigraz.ac.at/~fripert/fga/k1partn.html">Partitions of an Integer</a>

%H GEO magazine, <a href="http://www.geo.de/GEO/wissenschaft_natur/technik/2000_11_GEO_11_zahlenspalterei/">Zahlenspalterei</a>

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%H <a href="/index/Cor#core">Index entries for "core" sequences</a>

%H <a href="/index/Par#partN">Index entries for related partition-counting sequences</a>

%H <a href="/index/Pro#1mxtok">Index entries for expansions of Product_{k >= 1} (1-x^k)^m</a>

%H <a href="/index/Ro#rooted">Index entries for sequences related to rooted trees</a>

%H <a href="/index/Be#Benford">Index entries for sequences related to Benford's law</a>

%F G.f.: Product_{k>0} 1/(1-x^k) = Sum_{k>= 0} x^k Product_{i = 1..k} 1/(1-x^i) = 1 + Sum_{k>0} x^(k^2)/(Product_{i = 1..k} (1-x^i))^2.

%F G.f.: 1 + Sum_{n>=1} x^n/(Product_{k>=n} 1-x^k). - _Joerg Arndt_, Jan 29 2011

%F a(n) - a(n-1) - a(n-2) + a(n-5) + a(n-7) - a(n-12) - a(n-15) + ... = 0, where the sum is over n-k and k is a generalized pentagonal number (A001318) <= n and the sign of the k-th term is (-1)^([(k+1)/2]). See A001318 for a good way to remember this!

%F a(n) = (1/n) * Sum_{k=0..n-1} sigma(n-k)*a(k), where sigma(k) is the sum of divisors of k (A000203).

%F a(n) ~ 1/(4*n*sqrt(3)) * e^(Pi * sqrt(2n/3)) as n -> infinity (Hardy and Ramanujan). See A050811.

%F From _Jon E. Schoenfield_, Aug 17 2014: (Start)

%F It appears that the above approximation from Hardy and Ramanujan can be refined as

%F a(n) ~ 1/(4*n*sqrt(3)) * e^(Pi * sqrt(2n/3 + c0 + c1/n^(1/2) + c2/n + c3/n^(3/2) + c4/n^2 + ...)), where the coefficients c0 through c4 are approximately

%F c0 = -0.230420145062453320665537

%F c1 = -0.0178416569128570889793

%F c2 = 0.0051329911273

%F c3 = -0.0011129404

%F c4 = 0.0009573,

%F as n -> infinity. (End)

%F From _Vaclav Kotesovec_, May 29 2016 (c4 added Nov 07 2016): (Start)

%F c0 = -0.230420145062453320665536704197233... = -1/36 - 2/Pi^2

%F c1 = -0.017841656912857088979502135349949... = 1/(6*sqrt(6)*Pi) - sqrt(3/2)/Pi^3

%F c2 = 0.005132991127342167594576391633559... = 1/(2*Pi^4)

%F c3 = -0.001112940489559760908236602843497... = 3*sqrt(3/2)/(4*Pi^5) - 5/(16*sqrt(6)*Pi^3)

%F c4 = 0.000957343284806972958968694349196... = 1/(576*Pi^2) - 1/(24*Pi^4) + 93/(80*Pi^6)

%F a(n) ~ exp(Pi*sqrt(2*n/3))/(4*sqrt(3)*n) * (1 - (sqrt(3/2)/Pi + Pi/(24*sqrt(6)))/sqrt(n) + (1/16 + Pi^2/6912)/n).

%F a(n) ~ exp(Pi*sqrt(2*n/3) - (sqrt(3/2)/Pi + Pi/(24*sqrt(6)))/sqrt(n) + (1/24 - 3/(4*Pi^2))/n) / (4*sqrt(3)*n).

%F (End)

%F a(n) < exp( (2/3)^(1/2) Pi sqrt(n) ) (Ayoub, p. 197).

%F G.f.: Product (1+x^m)^A001511(m); m=1..inf. - _Vladeta Jovovic_, Mar 26 2004

%F a(n) = Sum_{i=0..n-1} P(i, n-i), where P(x, y) is the number of partitions of x into at most y parts and P(0, y)=1. - _Jon Perry_, Jun 16 2003

%F G.f.: Product_{i>=1} Product_{j>=0} (1+x^((2i-1)*2^j))^(j+1). - _Jon Perry_, Jun 06 2004

%F G.f. e^(Sum_{k>0} (x^k/(1-x^k)/k)). - _Franklin T. Adams-Watters_, Feb 08 2006

%F Euler transform of all 1's sequence (A000012). Weighout transform of A001511. - _Franklin T. Adams-Watters_, Mar 15 2006

%F a(n) = A027187(n) + A027193(n) = A000701(n) + A046682(n). - _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Apr 22 2006

%F Convolved with A152537 gives A000079, powers of 2. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Dec 06 2008

%F a(n) = Tr(n)/(24*n-1) = A183011(n)/A183010(n), n>=1. See the Bruinier-Ono paper in the Links. - _Omar E. Pol_, Jan 23 2011

%F From _Jerome Malenfant_, Feb 14 2011: (Start)

%F a(n) = determinant of the n X n Toeplitz matrix:

%F 1 -1

%F 1 1 -1

%F 0 1 1 -1

%F 0 0 1 1 -1

%F -1 0 0 1 1 -1

%F . . .

%F d_n d_(n-1) d_(n-2)...1

%F where d_q = (-1)^(m+1) if q = m(3m-1)/2 = p_m, the m-th generalized pentagonal number (A001318), otherwise d_q = 0. Note that the 1's run along the diagonal and the -1's are on the superdiagonal. The (n-1) row (not written) would end with ... 1 -1. (End)

%F Empirical: let F*(x) = Sum_{n=0..infinity} p(n)*exp(-Pi*x*(n+1)), then F*(2/5) = 1/sqrt(5) to a precision of 13 digits.

%F F*(4/5) = 1/2+3/2/sqrt(5)-sqrt(1/2*(1+3/sqrt(5))) to a precision of 28 digits. These are the only values found for a/b when a/b is from F60, Farey fractions up to 60. The number for F*(4/5) is one of the real roots of 25*x^4 - 50*x^3 - 10*x^2 - 10*x + 1. Note here the exponent (n+1) compared to the standard notation with n starting at 0. - _Simon Plouffe_, Feb 23 2011

%F The constant (2^(7/8)*GAMMA(3/4))/(exp(Pi/6)*Pi^(1/4)) = 1.0000034873... when expanded in base exp(4*Pi) will give the first 52 terms of a(n), n>0, the precision needed is 300 decimal digits. - _Simon Plouffe_, Mar 02 2011

%F a(n) = A035363(2n). - _Omar E. Pol_, Nov 20 2009

%F G.f.: A(x)=1+x/(G(0)-x); G(k)= 1 + x - x^(k+1) - x*(1-x^(k+1))/G(k+1); (continued fraction Euler's kind, 1-step ). - _Sergei N. Gladkovskii_, Jan 25 2012

%F Convolution of A010815 with A000712. - _Gary W. Adamson_, Jul 20 2012

%F G.f.: 1 + x*(1 - G(0))/(1-x) where G(k) = 1 - 1/(1-x^(k+1))/(1-x/(x-1/G(k+1) )); (continued fraction). - _Sergei N. Gladkovskii_, Jan 22 2013

%F G.f.: Q(0) where Q(k) = 1 + x^(4*k+1)/( (x^(2*k+1)-1)^2 - x^(4*k+3)*(x^(2*k+1)-1)^2/( x^(4*k+3) + (x^(2*k+2)-1)^2/Q(k+1) )); (continued fraction). - _Sergei N. Gladkovskii_, Feb 16 2013

%F a(n) = 24*spt(n) + 12*N_2(n) - Tr(n) = 24*A092269(n) + 12*A220908(n) - A183011(n), n >= 1. - _Omar E. Pol_, Feb 17 2013

%F G.f.: 1/(x; x)_{inf} where (a; q)_k is the q-Pochhammer symbol. - _Vladimir Reshetnikov_, Apr 24 2013

%F a(n) = A066186(n)/n, n >= 1. - _Omar E. Pol_, Aug 16 2013

%F From _Peter Bala_, Dec 23 2013: (Start)

%F a(n-1) = Sum_{parts k in all partitions of n} mu(k), where mu(k) is the arithmetical Möbius function (see A008683).

%F Let P(2,n) denote the set of partitions of n into parts k >= 2. Then a(n-2) = -Sum_{parts k in all partitions in P(2,n)} mu(k).

%F n*( a(n) - a(n-1) ) = Sum_{parts k in all partitions in P(2,n)} k (see A138880).

%F Let P(3,n) denote the set of partitions of n into parts k >= 3. Then

%F a(n-3) = (1/2)*Sum_{parts k in all partitions in P(3,n)} phi(k), where phi(k) is the Euler totient function (see A000010). Using this result and Merten's theorem on the average order of the phi function, we can find an approximate 3-term recurrence for the partition function:a(n) ~ a(n-1) + a(n-2) + (Pi^2/(3*n) - 1)*a(n-3). For example, substituting the values a(47) = 124,754, a(48) = 147,273 and a(49) = 173,525 into the recurrence gives the approximation a(50) ~ 204,252.48... compared with the true value a(50) = 204,226. (End)

%F a(n) = Sum_{k=1..n+1} (-1)^(n+1-k)*A000203(k)*A002040(n+1-k). - _Mircea Merca_, Feb 27 2014

%F a(n) = A240690(n) + A240690(n+1), n >= 1. - _Omar E. Pol_, Mar 16 2015

%F From _Gary W. Adamson_, Jun 22 2015: (Start)

%F A production matrix for the sequence with offset 1 is M, an infinite n x n matrix of the following form:

%F a, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, ...

%F b, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0, ...

%F c, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, ...

%F d, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, ...

%F .

%F .

%F ... such that (a, b, c, d, ...) is the signed version of A080995 with offset 1: (1,1,0,0,-1,0,-1,...)

%F and a(n) is the upper left term of M^n.

%F This operation is equivalent to the g.f. (1 + x + 2x^2 + 3x^3 + 5x^4 + ...) = 1/(1 - x - x^2 + x^5 + x^7 - x^12 - x^15 + x^22 + ...). (End)

%F G.f.: x^(1/24)/eta(log(x)/(2 Pi i)). - _Thomas Baruchel_, Jan 09 2016, after _Michael Somos_ (after Richard Dedekind).

%F a(n) = Sum_{k=-inf..+inf} (-1)^k a(n-k(3k-1)/2) with a(0)=1 and a(negative)=0. The sum can be restricted to the (finite) range from k = (1-sqrt(1-24n))/6 to (1+sqrt(1-24n))/6), since all terms outside this range are zero. - _Jos Koot_, Jun 01 2016

%F G.f.: (conjecture) (r(x) * r(x^2) * r(x^4) * r(x^8) * ...) where r(x) is A000009: (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 4, ...). - _Gary W. Adamson_, Sep 18 2016; _Doron Zeilberger_ observed today that "This follows immediately from Euler's formula 1/(1-z) = (1+z)*(1+z^2)*(1+z^4)*(1+z^8)*..." _Gary W. Adamson_, Sep 20 2016

%F a(n) ~ 2*Pi * BesselI(3/2, sqrt(24*n-1)*Pi/6) / (24*n-1)^(3/4). - _Vaclav Kotesovec_, Jan 11 2017

%e a(5) = 7 because there are seven partitions of 5, namely: {1, 1, 1, 1, 1}, {2, 1, 1, 1}, {2, 2, 1}, {3, 1, 1}, {3, 2}, {4, 1}, {5}. - _Bob Selcoe_, Jul 08 2014

%e G.f. = 1 + x + 2*x^2 + 3*x^3 + 5*x^4 + 7*x^5 + 11*x^6 + 15*x^7 + 22*x^8 + ...

%e G.f. = 1/q + q^23 + 2*q^47 + 3*q^71 + 5*q^95 + 7*q^119 + 11*q^143 + 15*q^167 + ...

%e From _Gregory L. Simay_, Nov 08 2015: (Start)

%e There are up to a(4)=5 segmented partitions of the partitions of n with exactly 4 parts. They are a(n,4, <4>), a(n,4,<3,1>), a(n,4,<2,2>), a(n,4,<2,1,1>), a(n,4,<1,1,1,1>).

%e The partition 8,8,8,8 is counted in a(32,4,<4>).

%e The partition 9,9,9,5 is counted in a(32,4,<3,1>).

%e The partition 11,11,5,5 is counted in a(32,4,<2,2>).

%e The partition 13,13,5,1 is counted in a(32,4,<2,1,1>).

%e The partition 14,9,6,3 is counted in a(32,4,<1,1,1,1>).

%e a(n odd,4,<2,2>) = 0.

%e a(12, 6, <2,2,2>) = a(6,3,<1,1,1>) = a(6-3,3) = a(3,3) = 1. The lone partition is 3,3,2,2,1,1.

%e (End)

%p with(combinat); A000041 := numbpart; [ seq(numbpart(i),i=0..50) ]; # Warning: Maple 10 and 11 give incorrect answers in some cases: A110375.

%p spec := [ B, {B=Set(Set(Z,card>=1))}, unlabeled ]; [seq(combstruct[count](spec, size=n), n=0..50)];

%p with(combstruct):ZL0:=[S,{S=Set(Cycle(Z,card>0))}, unlabeled]:seq(count(ZL0,size=n),n=0..45); # _Zerinvary Lajos_, Sep 24 2007

%p G:={P=Set(Set(Atom,card>0))}:combstruct[gfsolve](G,labeled,x);seq(combstruct[count]([P,G,unlabeled],size=i),i=0..45); # _Zerinvary Lajos_, Dec 16 2007

%t Table[ PartitionsP[n], {n, 0, 45}]

%t a[ n_] := SeriesCoefficient[ q^(1/24) / DedekindEta[ Log[q] / (2 Pi I)], {q, 0, n}]; (* _Michael Somos_, Jul 11 2011 *)

%t a[ n_] := SeriesCoefficient[ 1 / Product[ 1 - x^k, {k, n}], {x, 0, n}]; (* _Michael Somos_, Jul 11 2011 *)

%t CoefficientList[1/QPochhammer[q] + O[q]^100, q] (* _Jean-François Alcover_, Nov 25 2015 *)

%o (MAGMA) a:= func< n | NumberOfPartitions(n) >; [ a(n) : n in [0..10]];

%o (PARI) {a(n) = if( n<0, 0, polcoeff( 1 / eta(x + x * O(x^n)), n))};

%o (PARI) /* The Hardy-Ramanujan-Rademacher exact formula in PARI is as follows (this is no longer necessary since it is now built in to the numbpart command): */

%o Psi(n, q) = local(a, b, c); a=sqrt(2/3)*Pi/q; b=n-1/24; c=sqrt(b); (sqrt(q)/(2*sqrt(2)*b*Pi))*(a*cosh(a*c)-(sinh(a*c)/c))

%o L(n, q) = if(q==1,1,sum(h=1,q-1,if(gcd(h,q)>1,0,cos((g(h,q)-2*h*n)*Pi/q))))

%o g(h, q) = if(q<3,0,sum(k=1,q-1,k*(frac(h*k/q)-1/2)))

%o part(n) = round(sum(q=1,max(5,0.24*sqrt(n)+2),L(n,q)*Psi(n,q)))

%o /* _Ralf Stephan_, Nov 30 2002 */

%o (PARI) {a(n) = numbpart(n)};

%o (PARI) {a(n) = if( n<0, 0, polcoeff( sum( k=1, sqrtint(n), x^k^2 / prod( i=1, k, 1 - x^i, 1 + x * O(x^n))^2, 1), n))};

%o (PARI) f(n)= my(v,i,k,s,t);v=vector(n,k,0);v[n]=2;t=0;while(v[1]<n, i=2;while(v[i]==0,i++);v[i]--;s=sum(k=i,n,k*v[k]); while(i>1,i--;s+=i*(v[i]=(n-s)\i));t++);t \\ _Thomas Baruchel_, Nov 07 2005

%o (PARI) a(n)=if(n<0, 0, polcoeff(exp(sum(k=1, n, x^k/(1-x^k)/k, x*O(x^n))), n)) \\ _Joerg Arndt_, Apr 16 2010

%o (Mupad) combinat::partitions::count(i) $i=0..54 // _Zerinvary Lajos_, Apr 16 2007

%o (Sage) [number_of_partitions(n) for n in xrange(0,46)] # _Zerinvary Lajos_, May 24 2009

%o (Sage)

%o @CachedFunction

%o def A000041(n):

%o if n == 0: return 1

%o S = 0; J = n-1; k = 2

%o while 0 <= J:

%o T = A000041(J)

%o S = S+T if is_odd(k//2) else S-T

%o J -= k if is_odd(k) else k//2

%o k += 1

%o return S

%o [A000041(n) for n in (0..49)] # _Peter Luschny_, Oct 13 2012

%o (Haskell)

%o import Data.MemoCombinators (memo2, integral)

%o a000041 n = a000041_list !! n

%o a000041_list = map (p' 1) [0..] where

%o p' = memo2 integral integral p

%o p _ 0 = 1

%o p k m = if m < k then 0 else p' k (m - k) + p' (k + 1) m

%o -- _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Nov 03 2015, Nov 04 2013

%o (Maxima) num_partitions(60,list); /* _Emanuele Munarini_, Feb 24 2014 */

%o (GAP) List([1..10],n->Size(OrbitsDomain(SymmetricGroup(IsPermGroup,n),SymmetricGroup(IsPermGroup,n),\^))); # _Attila Egri-Nagy_, Aug 15 2014

%o (Perl) use ntheory ":all"; my @p = map { partitions($_) } 0..100; say "[@p]"; # _Dana Jacobsen_, Sep 06 2015

%o (Racket)

%o #lang racket

%o ; SUM(k,-inf,+inf) (-1)^k p(n-k(3k-1)/2)

%o ; For k outside the range (1-(sqrt(1-24n))/6 to (1+sqrt(1-24n))/6) argument n-k(3k-1)/2 < 0.

%o ; Therefore the loops below are finite. The hash avoids repeated identical computations.

%o (define (p n) ; Nr of partitions of n.

%o (hash-ref h n

%o (λ ()

%o (define r

%o (+

%o (let loop ((k 1) (n (sub1 n)) (s 0))

%o (if (< n 0) s

%o (loop (add1 k) (- n (* 3 k) 1) (if (odd? k) (+ s (p n)) (- s (p n))))))

%o (let loop ((k -1) (n (- n 2)) (s 0))

%o (if (< n 0) s

%o (loop (sub1 k) (+ n (* 3 k) -2) (if (odd? k) (+ s (p n)) (- s (p n))))))))

%o (hash-set! h n r)

%o r)))

%o (define h (make-hash '((0 . 1))))

%o ; (for ((k (in-range 0 50))) (printf "~s, " (p k))) runs in a moment.

%o ; _Jos Koot_, Jun 01 2016

%o (Python)

%o from sympy.ntheory import npartitions

%o print [npartitions(i) for i in xrange(0, 101)] # _Indranil Ghosh_, Mar 17 2017

%Y Cf. A000009, A000079, A000203, A001318, A008284, A113685, A132311, A145006, A145007, A147843, A152537, A168532, A173238, A173239, A173241, A173304, A174065, A174066, A174068, A176202.

%Y For successive differences see A002865, A053445, A072380, A081094, A081095.

%Y Antidiagonal sums of triangle A092905. a(n) = A054225(n,0).

%Y Boustrophedon transforms: A000733, A000751.

%Y Cf. A167376 (complement).

%K core,easy,nonn,nice

%O 0,3

%A _N. J. A. Sloane_

%E Additional comments from Ola Veshta (olaveshta(AT)my-deja.com), Feb 28 2001

%E Additional comments from Dan Fux (dan.fux(AT)OpenGaia.com or danfux(AT)OpenGaia.com), Apr 07 2001

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