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 A086908 Let R be the polynomial ring GF(2)[x]. Then a(n) = number of distinct products f*g with f,g in R and 0 <= deg(f),deg(g) <= n. 1
 7, 23, 79, 272, 991, 3587, 13499, 50838, 194251, 745754, 2883084, 11173940, 43487349, 169658939, 663264004, 2598336785, 10190703415, 40038964037, 157431540197, 619871791795, 2442107730237, 9632769956279, 38008189846122, 150127214291450, 593141915883700 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS Either polynomial may be 0. - Andrew Howroyd, Jul 10 2018 LINKS EXAMPLE From Andrew Howroyd, Jul 10 2018: (Start) Case n=1: Except for x^2 + x + 1 all polynomials with degree <= 2 are represented:   0 = 0*1,   1 = 1*1,   x = 1*x,   x + 1 = 1*(x + 1),   x^2 = x*x,   x^2 + 1 = (x + 1)*(x + 1),   x^2 + x = x*(x + 1). Case n=3: There are 128 polynomials with degree <= 6. From this must be subtracted those polynomials whose factorizations into irreducible polynomials have degrees in the set {(6), (5+1), (4+1+1), (2+2+2), (5), (4+1), (4)}. 48 of these exclusions include an irreducible factor with degree >= 4. The other exclusion is (x^2 + x + 1)^3 which cannot be represented as the product of two polynomials of degree <= 3. Then a(3) = 128 - 48 - 1 = 79. (End) PROG (PARI) \\ here b(n) is A001037. b(n)={sumdiv(n, d, moebius(d)*2^(n/d))/n} PartitionProduct(p, f)={my(r=1, k=0); for(i=1, length(p), if(i==length(p) || p[i]!=p[i+1], r*=f(p[i], i-k); k=i)); r} ok(p, n, r)={poldegree(Pol(prod(i=1, #p, 1 + x^p[i] + O(x*x^n)))) >= r} a(n)={my(u=vector(n, i, b(i)), s=2^(n+1)); for(r=1, n, forpart(p=n+r, if(ok(p, n, r), s+=PartitionProduct(p, (t, e)->binomial(u[t]+e-1, e))), [1, n])); s} \\ Andrew Howroyd, Jul 10 2018 CROSSREFS Cf. A001037, A073961. Sequence in context: A240526 A018886 A145842 * A093069 A341665 A322269 Adjacent sequences:  A086905 A086906 A086907 * A086909 A086910 A086911 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Yuval Dekel (dekelyuval(AT)hotmail.com), Sep 19 2003 EXTENSIONS a(9)-a(25) from Andrew Howroyd, Jul 10 2018 STATUS approved

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