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A036838 Triangle read by rows: T(n,k) = value of Schoenheim bound L_1(n+2,k+2,k+1) on covering numbers (0 <= k <= n). 12
1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 1, 3, 4, 4, 1, 3, 6, 6, 5, 1, 4, 7, 11, 9, 6, 1, 4, 11, 14, 18, 12, 7, 1, 5, 12, 25, 26, 27, 16, 8, 1, 5, 17, 30, 50, 44, 39, 20, 9, 1, 6, 19, 47, 66, 92, 70, 54, 25, 10, 1, 6, 24, 57, 113, 132, 158, 105, 72, 30, 11, 1, 7, 26, 78, 149, 245, 246 (list; table; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

The relation with Schoenheim's notation is L(v,k,t,l) = psi(k,t,l,v). - R. J. Mathar, Aug 12 2012

REFERENCES

W. H. Mills and R. C. Mullin, Coverings and packings, pp. 371-399 of J. H. Dinitz and D. R. Stinson, editors,a Contemporary Design Theory, Wiley, 1992. See Eq. 1.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..71.

J. Schoenheim, On coverings, Pac. J. Math. 14 (4) (1964) 1405-1411.

Index entries for covering numbers

EXAMPLE

1;

2,1;

2,3,1;

3,4,4,1;

3,6,6,5,1;

4,7,11,9,6,1;

4,11,14,18,12,7,1;

5,12,25,26,27,16,8,1;

...

MAPLE

L := proc(v, k, t, l)

    local i, t1;

    t1 := l;

    for i from v-t+1 to v do

        t1 := ceil(t1*i/(i-(v-k)));

    od:

    t1;

end;

A036838 := proc(n, k)

    L(n+2, k+2, k+1, 1) ;

end proc:

MATHEMATICA

L[v_, k_, t_, l_] := Module[{i, t1}, t1 = l; For[i = v-t+1, i <= v, i++, t1 = Ceiling[t1*i/(i-(v-k))]]; t1]; A036838[n_, k_] := L[n+2, k+2, k+1, 1]; Table[A036838[n, k], {n, 0, 11}, {k, 0, n}] // Flatten (* Jean-Fran├žois Alcover, Sep 16 2013, translated from Maple *)

CROSSREFS

Columns give A011975, A036831, A036832, A036833, A036834, A036835, A036836, A014125, A036830, A036837.

Sequence in context: A292595 A269596 A080786 * A066010 A209556 A109974

Adjacent sequences:  A036835 A036836 A036837 * A036839 A036840 A036841

KEYWORD

nonn,tabl,easy,nice

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Jan 11 2002

STATUS

approved

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