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A105480 Number of partitions of {1...n} containing 3 pairs of consecutive integers, where each pair is counted within a block and a string of more than 2 consecutive integers are counted two at a time. 8
1, 4, 20, 100, 525, 2912, 17052, 105240, 683100, 4652340, 33168850, 246999480, 1917186635, 15480884720, 129811538960, 1128494172720, 10155257740443, 94465951576560, 907162152191470, 8982422995787780, 91603484234843812 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



A. O. Munagi, Set Partitions with Successions and Separations, Int. J. Math and Math. Sc. 2005, no. 3 (2005), 451-463.


Table of n, a(n) for n=4..24.

A. O. Munagi, Set partitions with successions and separations, Int. J. Math. Math. Sci. (IJMMS) vol 2005 no 3 (2005) pp 451-463.


a(n) = binomial(n-1, 3)Bell(n-4), the case r = 3 in the general case of r pairs: c(n, r) = binomial(n-1, r)B(n-r-1).

O.g.f. for c(n,r) is exp(-1)*Sum(x^(r+1)/(n!*(1-n*x)^(r+1)),n=0..infinity). - Vladeta Jovovic, Feb 05 2008

Let A be the upper Hessenberg matrix of order n defined by: A[i,i-1]=-1, A[i,j]=binomial(j-1,i-1), (i<=j), and A[i,j]=0 otherwise. Then, for n>=3, a(n+1)=(-1)^(n-3)coeff(charpoly(A,x),x^3). [From Milan Janjic, Jul 08 2010]


a(5) = 4 because the partitions of {1,2,3,4,5} with 3 pairs of consecutive integers are 1234/5,123/45,12/345,1/2345.


seq(binomial(n-1, 3)*combinat[bell](n-4), n=4..25);


Cf. A105479, A105481, A105485, A105490.

Sequence in context: A103771 A005054 A216099 * A242156 A186369 A093440

Adjacent sequences:  A105477 A105478 A105479 * A105481 A105482 A105483




Augustine O. Munagi, Apr 10 2005



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