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A052993 a(n) = a(n-1) + 3*a(n-2) - 3*a(n-3), with a(0)=a(1)=1, a(2)=4. 1
1, 1, 4, 4, 13, 13, 40, 40, 121, 121, 364, 364, 1093, 1093, 3280, 3280, 9841, 9841, 29524, 29524, 88573, 88573, 265720, 265720, 797161, 797161, 2391484, 2391484, 7174453, 7174453, 21523360, 21523360, 64570081, 64570081, 193710244 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

LINKS

G. C. Greubel, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

INRIA Algorithms Project, Encyclopedia of Combinatorial Structures 1069

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (1,3,-3).

FORMULA

G.f.: 1/((1-3*x^2)*(1-x)).

a(n+2) = 3*a(n) + 1, where a(0) = a(1) = 1.

a(n) = -1/2 + Sum((1/4)*(1+3*_alpha)*_alpha^(-1-n), _alpha = RootOf(-1 + 3*_Z^2)).

a(n) = Sum{k=0..n} 3^(k/2)*(1-(-1)^k)/(2*sqrt(3)). - Paul Barry, Jul 28 2004

a(n) = (3^(1+floor((n-1)/2)) - 1)/2. - Federico Provvedi, Nov 22 2018

a(n)-a(n-1) = A254006(n). - R. J. Mathar, Feb 27 2019

MAPLE

spec := [S, {S=Prod(Sequence(Prod(Union(Z, Z, Z), Z)), Sequence(Z))}, unlabeled ]: seq(combstruct[count ](spec, size=n), n=0..20);

MATHEMATICA

(3^(1+Floor[(Range@40-1)/2])-1)/2 (* Federico Provvedi, Nov 22 2018 *)

LinearRecurrence[{1, 3, -3}, {1, 1, 4}, 30] (* or *) RecurrenceTable[{a[n + 2] == 3*a[n] + 1, a[0] == 1, a[1] == 1}, a, {n, 0, 30}] (* G. C. Greubel, Nov 21 2018 *)

PROG

(PARI) x='x+O('x^30); Vec(1/((1-3*x^2)*(1-x))) \\ G. C. Greubel, Nov 21 2018

(MAGMA) I:=[1, 1, 4]; [n le 3 select I[n] else Self(n-1) +3*Self(n-2) -3*Self(n-3): n in [1..30]]; // G. C. Greubel, Nov 21 2018

(Sage) s=(1/((1-3*x^2)*(1-x))).series(x, 30); s.coefficients(x, sparse=False) # G. C. Greubel, Nov 21 2018

CROSSREFS

Cf. A062318.

Sequence in context: A088838 A127403 A276423 * A214779 A323920 A005301

Adjacent sequences:  A052990 A052991 A052992 * A052994 A052995 A052996

KEYWORD

easy,nonn

AUTHOR

encyclopedia(AT)pommard.inria.fr, Jan 25 2000

EXTENSIONS

More terms from James A. Sellers, Jun 06 2000

STATUS

approved

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