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A086811 Average (scaled by a certain explicit factor) over all integers k of a_k(n), the n-th coefficient of the k-th cyclotomic polynomial. 0
0, 3, 6, 16, 45, 126, 224, 1344, 684, 1116, 4752, 23760, 56784, 286944, 164664, 281472, 2449224, 7371648, 27086400, 160392960, 49635936, 68277888, 1049956992, 6077306880, 1252224000, 3240801792, 2083408128, 4066530048, 35225729280, 142745587200, 717382656000, 6279166033920, 2442775449600, 2080906813440, 2251759104000 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



When n is odd the n-th term is an integer. If n is even then twice the n-th term is an integer. Conjecturally (Y. Gallot) the n-th term is always an integer. For n <= 128 this has been verified numerically by Yves Gallot. It is also an unproved conjecture due to H. Möller (1970) that no term of this sequence is negative.


Table of n, a(n) for n=1..35.

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Let M_k = k * Product_{prime p<=k} p. Let q be any prime > k. Then the k-th term (for k >= 2) is M_k * Sum_{d|M_k} ( a_d(k) + a_{d*q}(k) )/(2*d). The average of the k-th coefficient of the n-th cyclotomic polynomial is given by the k-th coefficient of this sequence divided by Zeta(2) * k * Product_{p<=k} (p+1). (Zeta(2) = Pi^2/6.) [See Section 8.3 in Moree and Hommerson (2003).]


with(numtheory):for k from 1 to 50 do; v := 1: w := 1:j := 1:z := 1:while ithprime(j)<=k do; v := v*ithprime(j); w := w*(1+1/ithprime(j)); z := z*(ithprime(j)+1); j := j+1; end do: v := v*k:z := z*k:q := ithprime(j):te := 0:for i from 1 to nops(divisors(v)) do; d := divisors(v)[i]; kl(x) := 1; for j from 1 to k do; if modp(d, j)=0 then kl(x) := taylor(kl(x)*(1-x^j)^mobius(d/j), x, k+1); end if; end do: te := te+coeff(kl(x), x, k)/d; kl(x) := 1; for j from 1 to k do; if modp(q*d, j)=0 then kl(x) := taylor(kl(x)*(1-x^j)^mobius(q*d/j), x, k+1); end if; end do: te := te+coeff(kl(x), x, k)/d; end do: zr := te/(2*w):print(k, zr*z):end do:


Cf. A013595, A013596, A054532, A054533, A054534, A054535.

Sequence in context: A202846 A107269 A333026 * A106361 A113040 A244036

Adjacent sequences:  A086808 A086809 A086810 * A086812 A086813 A086814




Pieter Moree (moree(AT)mpim-bonn.mpg.de), Aug 05 2003


More terms from Petros Hadjicostas, Aug 01 2019 using the author's Maple program



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