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A137744 Number of different strings of length n obtained from "abcd" by iteratively duplicating any substring. 12
0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 4, 13, 40, 119, 348, 1014, 2966, 8726, 25820, 76823, 229814, 691186, 2089850, 6351448, 19398726, 59525641, 183462778 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,6

COMMENTS

See A137743 for more comments.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..21.

Index entries for doubling substrings

EXAMPLE

a(4) = # { abcd },

a(5) = # { aabcd, abbcd, abccd, abcdd },

a(6) = # { aaabcd, aabbcd, aabccd, aabcdd, ababcd, abbbcd, abbccd, abbcdd, abcbcd, abcccd, abccdd, abcdcd, abcddd }

PROG

(PARI) A135473(12, 4)

(Python)

def process(s, n, catalog, cache):

....l=len(s)

....if l==n:

........catalog.add(s)

........return

....if s in cache:

........return

....cache.add(s)

....for x in range(l):

........for y in range(x+1, min(x+n-l, l)+1):

............process(s[:y]+s[x:], n, catalog, cache)

def A137744(n):

....catalog=set()

....cache=set()

....process("abcd", n, catalog, cache)

....return len(catalog)

# Bert Dobbelaere, Nov 01 2018

CROSSREFS

Cf. A137740-A137743, A135473, A137745-A137748.

Sequence in context: A272581 A191132 A119915 * A027130 A027121 A238846

Adjacent sequences:  A137741 A137742 A137743 * A137745 A137746 A137747

KEYWORD

more,nonn

AUTHOR

M. F. Hasler, Feb 10 2008

EXTENSIONS

a(13)-a(19) from Lars Blomberg, Jan 12 2013

a(20)-a(21) from Bert Dobbelaere, Nov 01 2018

STATUS

approved

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