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 A120059 Triangle read by rows: T(n,k) is the number of Dyck n-paths (A000108) whose longest pyramid has size k. 1

%I

%S 1,0,1,0,1,1,0,2,2,1,0,5,6,2,1,0,13,19,7,2,1,0,35,63,24,7,2,1,0,97,

%T 212,85,25,7,2,1,0,275,723,307,90,25,7,2,1,0,794,2491,1121,330,91,25,

%U 7,2,1,0,2327,8654,4129,1225,335,91,25,7,2,1

%N Triangle read by rows: T(n,k) is the number of Dyck n-paths (A000108) whose longest pyramid has size k.

%C A pyramid in a Dyck path is a subpath of the form U^k D^k with k>=1 (U=upstep, D=downstep). The longest pyramid is indicated by lowercase letters in the Dyck path UUDuuudddDUD and it has size 3.

%F Generating function for column k>=1 is F[k]-F[k-1] where F[k]:=(1 + x^(k+1) - ((1 + x^(k+1))^2 - 4*x)^(1/2))/(2*x).

%e Table begins

%e \ k..0....1....2....3....4....5....6....7

%e n

%e 0 |..1

%e 1 |..0....1

%e 2 |..0....1....1

%e 3 |..0....2....2....1

%e 4 |..0....5....6....2....1

%e 5 |..0...13...19....7....2....1

%e 6 |..0...35...63...24....7....2....1

%e 7 |..0...97..212...85...25....7....2....1

%e a(3,2)=2 because the Dyck 3-paths whose longest pyramid has size 2 are

%e UUDDUD, UDUUDD.

%t Clear[a] (* a[n,k] is the number of Dyck n-paths whose longest pyramid has size <=k *) a[0,k_]/;k>=0 := 1 a[1,k_]/;k>=1 := 1 a[n_,k_]/;k>=n := 1/(n+1)Binomial[2n,n] a[n_,0]/;n>=1 := 0 a[n_,k_]/;k<0:= 0 a[n_,k_]/; 1<=k && k<n && n>=2 := a[n,k] = Sum[a[j-1,k] a[n-j,k],{j,n}] - a[n-k-1,k] Table[a[n,k]-a[n,k-1],{n,0,8},{k,0,n}]

%Y Cf. A120060. Column k=1 is A086581. Row sums are the Catalan numbers A000108.

%K nonn,tabl

%O 0,8

%A _David Callan_, Jun 06 2006

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