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A212571 Number of (w,x,y,z) with all terms in {1,...,n} and |w-x|<|x-y|+|y-z|. 2
0, 0, 8, 48, 168, 428, 916, 1728, 2992, 4840, 7440, 10960, 15608, 21588, 29148, 38528, 50016, 63888, 80472, 100080, 123080, 149820, 180708, 216128, 256528, 302328, 354016, 412048, 476952, 549220, 629420, 718080, 815808, 923168, 1040808, 1169328, 1309416 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

COMMENTS

For a guide to related sequences, see A211795.

LINKS

Colin Barker, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-1,-5,5,1,-3,1).

FORMULA

a(n) = 3*a(n-1)-a(n-2)-5*a(n-3)+5*a(n-4)+a(n-5)-3*a(n-6)+a(n-7).

From Colin Barker, Dec 05 2015: (Start)

a(n) = 1/48*(38*n^4-20*n^3-32*n^2+2*(3*(-1)^n+13)*n+3*((-1)^n-1)).

G.f.: 4*x^2*(2+6*x+8*x^2+3*x^3) / ((1-x)^5*(1+x)^2).

(End)

MATHEMATICA

t = Compile[{{n, _Integer}}, Module[{s = 0},

(Do[If[Abs[w - x] < Abs[x - y] + Abs[y - z], s = s + 1],

{w, 1, #}, {x, 1, #}, {y, 1, #}, {z, 1, #}] &[n]; s)]];

Map[t[#] &, Range[0, 40]]   (* A212571 *)

%/4  (* integers *)

PROG

(PARI) concat([0, 0], Vec(4*x^2*(2+6*x+8*x^2+3*x^3)/((1-x)^5*(1+x)^2) + O(x^100))) \\ Colin Barker, Dec 05 2015

CROSSREFS

Cf. A211795, A212570.

Sequence in context: A072819 A190317 A073912 * A247727 A187174 A128796

Adjacent sequences:  A212568 A212569 A212570 * A212572 A212573 A212574

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, May 22 2012

STATUS

approved

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