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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

Also, first differences of toothpicks numbers A152998. [From Omar E. Pol, Jan 02 2009]


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..64.
David Applegate, Omar E. Pol and N. J. A. Sloane, The Toothpick Sequence and Other Sequences from Cellular Automata, Congressus Numerantium, Vol. 206 (2010), 157191. [There is a typo in Theorem 6: (13) should read u(n) = 4.3^(wt(n1)1) for n >= 2.]
N. J. A. Sloane, Catalog of Toothpick and Cellular Automata Sequences in the OEIS


FORMULA

Write n = 2^i +j, 0 <= j < 2^i; then a(n) = Sum_k 2^(wt(j+k)k)*binomial(wt(j+k),k). except that a(2^r1) = 2^(r1).  N. J. A. Sloane, Jun 03 2009, Jul 16 2009
G.f.: x*(Prod(1+x^(2^k1)+2*x^(2^k),k=0..oo)1)/(1+2*x).  N. J. A. Sloane, Jun 05 2009


EXAMPLE

Triangle begins:
.1;
.2,2;
.2,4,6,4;
.2,4,6,6,8,14,16,8;
.2,4,6,6,8,14,16,10,8,14,18,20,30,44,40,16;
....
Rows approach A151688.  N. J. A. Sloane, Jun 03 2009


CROSSREFS

Cf. A139250, A139251, A139252, A152978, A152980, A153006, A152998.
Sequence in context: A278502 A278501 A278231 * A222177 A240433 A217637
Adjacent sequences: A152965 A152966 A152967 * A152969 A152970 A152971


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Omar E. Pol, Dec 16 2008, Dec 20 2008


STATUS

approved



