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A002566 Number of ways to attack all squares on an n X n chessboard using the smallest possible number of queens with each queen attacking at least one other.
(Formerly M4130 N1713)
1
0, 6, 20, 12, 70, 960, 22, 352, 10, 216, 4814 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

Differs from A002564 and A002568 in that each queen is attacking at least one other queen.

M. A. Sainte-Laguë paper has "a(6)=900?".

In other words, the number of minimum total dominating sets in the n X n queen graph. - Eric W. Weisstein, Apr 19 2018

REFERENCES

W. Ahrens, Mathematische Unterhaltungen und Spiele, second edition (1910), Vol. 1, p. 301.

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

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

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..11.

M. A. Sainte-Laguë, Les Réseaux (ou Graphes), Mémorial des Sciences Mathématiques, Fasc. 18, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1923, 64 pages. See p. 49.

M. A. Sainte-Laguë, Les Réseaux (ou Graphes), Mémorial des Sciences Mathématiques, Fasc. 18, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1923, 64 pages. See p. 49. [Incomplete annotated scan of title page and pages 18-51]

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Queen Graph

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Total Dominating Set

CROSSREFS

Cf. A002565 (number of ways up to isomorphism).

Sequence in context: A281936 A075251 A090590 * A087998 A096823 A321328

Adjacent sequences:  A002563 A002564 A002565 * A002567 A002568 A002569

KEYWORD

nonn,hard,more

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane

EXTENSIONS

a(6) corrected and a(9)-a(11) by Sean A. Irvine, Apr 05 2014

Better name from Sean A. Irvine, Apr 05 2014

STATUS

approved

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