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A291244 p-INVERT of (0,1,0,1,0,1,...), where p(S) = 1 - 4 S + S^2. 2
4, 15, 60, 239, 952, 3792, 15104, 60161, 239628, 954465, 3801740, 15142752, 60315260, 240242367, 956911980, 3811486495, 15181573232, 60469889136, 240858271816, 959365196977, 3821257929948, 15220493940369, 60624914631700, 241475755550400, 961824703141876 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Suppose s = (c(0), c(1), c(2), ...) is a sequence and p(S) is a polynomial. Let S(x) = c(0)*x + c(1)*x^2 + c(2)*x^3 + ... and T(x) = (-p(0) + 1/p(S(x)))/x. The p-INVERT of s is the sequence t(s) of coefficients in the Maclaurin series for T(x). Taking p(S) = 1 - S gives the "INVERT" transform of s, so that p-INVERT is a generalization of the "INVERT" transform (e.g., A033453).

See A291219 for a guide to related sequences.

LINKS

Clark Kimberling, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (4,1,-4,-1)

FORMULA

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

a(n) = 4*a(n-1) + a(n-2) - 4*a(n-3) - a(n-4) for n >= 5.

MATHEMATICA

z = 60; s = x/(1 - x^2); p = 1 - 4 s - s^2;

Drop[CoefficientList[Series[s, {x, 0, z}], x], 1]  (* A000035 *)

Drop[CoefficientList[Series[1/p, {x, 0, z}], x], 1]  (* A291244 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000035, A291219.

Sequence in context: A129155 A219312 A271752 * A290910 A070071 A285363

Adjacent sequences:  A291241 A291242 A291243 * A291245 A291246 A291247

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Aug 28 2017

STATUS

approved

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