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A112389 Number of ways, counted up to symmetry, to build a contiguous building with n LEGO blocks of size 2 X 4. 67
1, 24, 1560, 119580, 10166403, 915103765, 85747377755, 8274075616387, 816630819554486 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

a(6) is often quoted as 102981500, but this is incorrect.

REFERENCES

Anthony Lane, The Joy of Bricks, The New Yorker, Apr 27-May 04, 1998, pp. 96-103.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..9.

M. Abrahamsen and S. Eilers, On the asymptotic enumeration of LEGO structures, Exper. Math. 20 (2) (2011) 145-152.

B. Durhuus and S. Eilers, On the entropy of LEGO, arXiv:math/0504039 [math.CO], 2005.

B. Durhuus and S. Eilers, On the entropy of LEGO, J. Appl. Math. Comput. 45 (1-2) (2014), 433-448.

S. Eilers, The LEGO counting problem, Amer. Math. Monthly, 123 (May 2016), 415-426.

S. Eilers and M. Abrahamsen, Efficient counting of LEGO structures, March 30 2007.

Arthur E. Stamps III, Commentary on the Entropy of LEGO, Environment and Planning B, Planning Design, February 2012 vol. 39 no. 1 183-187.

Index entry for sequences related to LEGO blocks

CROSSREFS

Cf. A112390, A272690.

Sequence in context: A203973 A063885 A019284 * A187634 A229430 A054777

Adjacent sequences:  A112386 A112387 A112388 * A112390 A112391 A112392

KEYWORD

nonn,hard,more

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Dec 06 2005

EXTENSIONS

Thanks to Gerald McGarvey, Christian Schroeder and Jud McCranie who contributed to this entry.

a(8) from Søren Eilers, Oct 29 2006

a(9) from Johan Nilsson, Jan 06 2014

STATUS

approved

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