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A099452 An Alexander sequence for the knot 7_7. 2
1, 5, 16, 40, 79, 110, 23, -520, -2336, -6995, -16574, -31075, -38848, 9560, 258631, 1043950, 2978719, 6781640, 12060848, 13119125, -12022526, -124662155, -461573264, -1259138680, -2752822273, -4615067410, -4134056729, 8360350360, 58685747584, 202130368445, 528415922498 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

The denominator is a parameterization of the Alexander polynomial for the knot 7_7. 1/(1-5*x+9*x^2-5*x^3+x^4) is the image of the g.f. of A099450 under the modified Chebyshev transform A(x)->(1/(1+x^2)^2)A(x/(1+x^2)).

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..30.

Dror Bar-Natan, The Rolfsen Knot Table

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (5,-9,5,-1).

FORMULA

G.f.: (1-x)*(1+x)*(1+x^2)/(1-5*x+9*x^2-5*x^3+x^4). - corrected by R. J. Mathar, Nov 24 2012

a(n)=A099451(n)-A099451(n-2).

MATHEMATICA

LinearRecurrence[{5, -9, 5, -1}, {1, 5, 16, 40, 79}, 40] (* Harvey P. Dale, Apr 18 2019 *)

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A269747 A011863 A027085 * A006007 A001753 A202087

Adjacent sequences:  A099449 A099450 A099451 * A099453 A099454 A099455

KEYWORD

easy,sign

AUTHOR

Paul Barry, Oct 16 2004

STATUS

approved

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