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A234618 Numbers of undirected cycles in the n-crown graph. 1
1, 28, 586, 16676, 674171, 36729512, 2591431284, 229610080632, 24945009633237, 3259554588092452, 504229440385599358, 91120169013941688700, 19019291896651737256463, 4540685283391286195445008, 1229402290052883559000280168, 374675876836087520170128786864 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

3,2

LINKS

Andrew Howroyd, Table of n, a(n) for n = 3..50

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Crown Graph

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Graph Cycle

FORMULA

a(n) = Sum_{k=2..n} binomial(n,k) * ( (-1)^k*(k-1)! + Sum_{j=0..k} Sum_{i=0..k-1} (-1)^i*i!*(k-i)!*(k-i-1)!*binomial(k,k-j)*binomial(n-k,j)*binomial(k-j,i)*binomial(2*k-i-1,i)/2 ). - Andrew Howroyd, Feb 24 2016

Recurrence: (n-3)*(180*n^5 - 3462*n^4 + 25685*n^3 - 91106*n^2 + 152414*n - 93847)*a(n) = (360*n^8 - 8904*n^7 + 93172*n^6 - 538135*n^5 + 1875502*n^4 - 4041070*n^3 + 5268157*n^2 - 3817934*n + 1189124)*a(n-1) - (n-1)*(180*n^9 - 5262*n^8 + 67445*n^7 - 497202*n^6 + 2321291*n^5 - 7107149*n^4 + 14233985*n^3 - 17904305*n^2 + 12741400*n - 3858611)*a(n-2) - (n-2)*(n-1)*(180*n^9 - 5442*n^8 + 71807*n^7 - 543239*n^6 + 2598146*n^5 - 8144697*n^4 + 16705322*n^3 - 21515171*n^2 + 15619923*n - 4754598)*a(n-3) + 2*(n-3)*(n-2)*(n-1)*(540*n^7 - 12585*n^6 + 122039*n^5 - 636205*n^4 + 1920840*n^3 - 3360924*n^2 + 3186108*n - 1302080)*a(n-4) + 2*(n-4)*(n-3)*(n-2)*(n-1)*(540*n^7 - 13806*n^6 + 145494*n^5 - 814365*n^4 + 2591726*n^3 - 4628556*n^2 + 4207415*n - 1449736)*a(n-5) - (n-5)*(n-4)*(n-3)*(n-2)*(n-1)*(1440*n^6 - 28956*n^5 + 230284*n^4 - 915485*n^3 + 1878786*n^2 - 1811640*n + 577483)*a(n-6) + 3*(n-6)*(n-5)*(n-4)*(n-3)*(n-2)*(n-1)*(180*n^5 - 2562*n^4 + 13637*n^3 - 33023*n^2 + 34309*n - 10136)*a(n-7). - Vaclav Kotesovec, Feb 25 2016

a(n) ~ Pi * BesselI(0,2) * n^(2*n) / exp(2*n+2). - Vaclav Kotesovec, Feb 25 2016

MATHEMATICA

a[n_] := Sum[Binomial[n, k]*((-1)^k*(k - 1)! + Sum[Sum[(-1)^i*i!*(k - i)!*(k - i - 1)!*Binomial[k, k - j]*Binomial[n - k, j]*Binomial[k - j, i]*Binomial[2*k - i - 1, i]/2, {i, 0, k - 1}], {j, 0, k}]), {k, 2, n}];

Table[a[n], {n, 3, 18}] (* Jean-Fran├žois Alcover, Oct 02 2017, after Andrew Howroyd *)

RecurrenceTable[{(n - 3) (180 n^5 - 3462 n^4 + 25685 n^3 - 91106 n^2 + 152414 n - 93847) a[n] == (360 n^8 - 8904 n^7 + 93172 n^6 - 538135 n^5 + 1875502 n^4 - 4041070 n^3 + 5268157 n^2 - 3817934 n + 1189124) a[n - 1] - (n - 1) (180 n^9 - 5262 n^8 + 67445 n^7 - 497202 n^6 + 2321291 n^5 - 7107149 n^4 + 14233985 n^3 - 17904305 n^2 + 12741400 n - 3858611) a[n - 2] - (n - 2) (n - 1) (180 n^9 - 5442 n^8 + 71807 n^7 - 543239 n^6 + 2598146 n^5 - 8144697 n^4 + 16705322 n^3 - 21515171 n^2 + 15619923 n - 4754598) a[n - 3] + 2 (n - 3) (n - 2) (n - 1) (540 n^7 - 12585 n^6 + 122039 n^5 - 636205 n^4 + 1920840 n^3 - 3360924 n^2 + 3186108 n - 1302080) a[n - 4] + 2 (n - 4) (n - 3) (n - 2) (n - 1) (540 n^7 - 13806 n^6 + 145494 n^5 - 814365 n^4 + 2591726 n^3 - 4628556 n^2 + 4207415 n - 1449736) a[n - 5] - (n - 5) (n - 4) (n - 3) (n - 2) (n - 1) (1440 n^6 - 28956 n^5 + 230284 n^4 - 915485 n^3 + 1878786 n^2 - 1811640 n + 577483) a[n - 6] + 3 (n - 6) (n - 5) (n - 4) (n - 3) (n - 2) (n - 1) (180 n^5 - 2562 n^4 + 13637 n^3 - 33023 n^2 + 34309 n - 10136) a[n - 7], a[3] == 1, a[4] == 28, a[5] == 586, a[6] == 16676, a[7] == 674171, a[8] == 36729512, a[9] == 2591431284}, a, {n, 3, 20}] (* Eric W. Weisstein, Oct 02 2017 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A070910, A094047, A137886.

Sequence in context: A062142 A240800 A281125 * A107397 A053110 A264459

Adjacent sequences:  A234615 A234616 A234617 * A234619 A234620 A234621

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Eric W. Weisstein, Dec 28 2013

EXTENSIONS

a(13) from Eric W. Weisstein, Jan 08 2014

a(14) from Eric W. Weisstein, Apr 09 2014

a(15)-a(16) from Andrew Howroyd, Feb 24 2016

STATUS

approved

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