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A174701 The number of permutations p of {1,...,n} such that |p(i)-p(i+1)| is in {1,2,3,4} for all i from 1 to n-1. 12
1, 2, 6, 24, 120, 480, 1632, 5124, 15860, 50186, 158808, 496472, 1526736, 4627392, 13908192, 41570256, 123658616, 366072856, 1078360714, 3162222448, 9236396440, 26885780412 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



For n>1, a(n)/2 is the number of Hamiltonian paths on the graph with vertex set {1,...,n} where i is adjacent to j iff |i-j| is in {1,2,3,4}.


Table of n, a(n) for n=1..22.

W. Edwin Clark, permutations p in S_n such that m <= |p(i)-p(i+1)| <= M for i from 1 to n-1, SeqFan Discussion, Mar 2010.


f:= proc(m, M, n) option remember; local i, l, p, cnt; l:= array([i$i=1..n]); cnt:=0; p:= proc(t) local d, j, h; if t=n then d:=`if`(t=1, m, abs(l[t]-l[t-1])); if m<=d and d<=M then cnt:= cnt+1 fi else for j from t to n do l[t], l[j]:= l[j], l[t]; d:=`if`(t=1, m, abs(l[t]-l[t-1])); if m<=d and d<=M then p(t+1) fi od; h:= l[t]; for j from t to n-1 do l[j]:= l[j+1] od; l[n]:= h fi end; p(1); cnt end: a:=n->f(1, 4, n); # Alois P. Heinz, Mar 27 2010


Cf. A003274, A174700, A174702, A174703, A174704, A174705, A174706, A174707, A174708, A185030, A216837.

Sequence in context: A189567 A189859 A189569 * A178848 A173845 A072856

Adjacent sequences:  A174698 A174699 A174700 * A174702 A174703 A174704




W. Edwin Clark, Mar 27 2010


a(16)-a(22) from R. H. Hardin, May 06 2010



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