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A307943 Number of evolutionary duplication-loss-histories of the complete binary species tree with 16 leaves. 1
16, 616, 28832, 1556780, 93017264, 5971377672, 403667945712, 28346017000314, 2048467088599520, 151362953286590792, 11383212160213595696, 868385902978402717696, 67032303753464250574432, 5225869642113491897295040, 410865063418648682500317120 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



An evolutionary history of size n is an ordered rooted (incomplete) binary tree with n leaves describing the evolution of a gene family of a species in phylogenomics. The complete binary species tree S of size k is a complete binary tree with k leaves. Any node of the history is associated to a unique node of S, where specifically every leaf is associated to a leaf of S. A history is created by the following process (note that intermediate trees in this process may not be valid histories): Start with a root node associated to the root of S. For a given tree in the growth process, choose a leaf and perform a duplication, speciation, or (speciation-)loss event. A duplication event creates two children both associated to the same node as its parent. A speciation or (speciation-)loss event can only occur if the node is associated to an internal node in S. In that case, a speciation event creates two children associated to the children of the node in S. A (speciation-)loss event creates only a left or right child, associated to the left or right child in S, respectively.


Table of n, a(n) for n=1..15.

Sean A. Irvine, Java program (github)


G.f.: 1/2-(1/2)*sqrt(1-6*v+6*w+6*u-6*t-4*z) where t = sqrt(1-4*z), u = sqrt(-5+6*t+4*z), v = sqrt(1+6*u-6*t-4*z) and w = sqrt(-5+6*v-6*u+6*t+4*z)


See A307941 (complete binary species tree with 4 leaves).


Cf. A000108 (caterpillar/complete binary species tree with 1 leaf, ordinary binary trees).

Cf. A307696, A307697, A307698, A307700 (caterpillar species tree with 2, 3, 4, 5 leaves).

Sequence in context: A222845 A187403 A265638 * A171210 A266129 A174336

Adjacent sequences:  A307940 A307941 A307942 * A307944 A307945 A307946




Cedric Chauve, May 07 2019



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