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A247651 Maximum number of binary strings of length 2n obtained from a partition of n. 1
1, 2, 3, 12, 30, 60, 210, 840, 2520, 7560, 27720, 83160, 240240, 840840, 2702700, 10810800, 36756720, 122522400, 465585120, 1551950400, 4888643760, 19554575040, 74959204320, 257002986240, 936990054000, 3480248772000 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



The number of different binary strings of length 2n that can be constructed with an equal number (n) of 0's and 1's, based on a given partition of the 0's (or 1's) into uninterrupted runs, can be written as Nseq(n,partition)=(n+1)!/(Prod_j(m_j!)(n-m+1)!) where:

m is the number of partition members (total number of runs of 0's or 1's);

and m_j is the multiplicity of runs of length j of 0's (or 1's) (j=positive integer).

The numbers satisfy the relations Sum_j(m_j)=m, Sum_j(j*m_j)=n.

Prod_j(m_j!)(n-m+1)! becomes n! at the extremes (finest partition of n, m=n -- coarsest partition of n, m=1). Nseq (n,partition) is in that sense a relative measure of the complexity of the partition and the associated binary strings. a(n) is the number of strings obtained based on the partition of n that maximizes Nseq(n,partition).


Table of n, a(n) for n=0..25.


a(n) = (n+1)*A130760(n).

a(n) = Max[(n+1)!/(Prod_j(m_j!)(n-m+1)!)] over all partitions of n.


n=0 gives the empty string.

n=1 and the only possible partition generate 01 and 10.

For n=2, both possible partitions generate 3 strings (0011,0110 and 1100, and respectively 0101, 1001 and 1010, based on runs of 1's).

For n=3, the optimal partition is {1,2}, generating 12 strings (based on runs of 1's: 001011, 001101, 010011, 010110, 011001, 011010, 100011, 100110, 101100, 110001, 110010, 110100).


nseq[p_]:=FactorialPower[Total[p]+1, Length[p]]/Apply[Times, Map[Factorial[Count[p, #1]]&, Range[Max[Length[p]]]]];

a[n_]:=Max[Map[nseq, IntegerPartitions[n]]]

Table[a[n], {n, 0, 20}] (* after A130670 *)


Cf. A025560, A130760.

Sequence in context: A069062 A073618 A025560 * A305746 A221510 A109489

Adjacent sequences:  A247648 A247649 A247650 * A247652 A247653 A247654




Andrei Cretu and Yuri Dimitrov, Oct 03 2014



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