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 A128735 Triangle read by rows: T(n,k) is the number of skew Dyck paths of semilength n and having k LDU's (n >= 0; 0 <= k <= floor((n-1)/3) for n >= 1). 2
 1, 3, 10, 35, 1, 127, 10, 474, 69, 1810, 406, 3, 7043, 2193, 49, 27839, 11252, 496, 111503, 55858, 3996, 12, 451640, 271206, 28120, 270, 1847032, 1296584, 181027, 3575, 7616692, 6130552, 1094856, 36300, 55, 31637664, 28753124, 6325592, 312832 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,2 COMMENTS A skew Dyck path is a path in the first quadrant which begins at the origin, ends on the x-axis, consists of steps U=(1,1)(up), D=(1,-1)(down) and L=(-1,-1)(left) so that up and left steps do not overlap. The length of the path is defined to be the number of its steps. Row n has ceiling(n/3) terms (n >= 1). Row sums yield A002212. T(n,0) = A128736(n). Apparently, T(3k+1,k) = binomial(3k,k)/(2k+1) = A001764(k). LINKS Table of n, a(n) for n=0..38. E. Deutsch, E. Munarini, S. Rinaldi, Skew Dyck paths, J. Stat. Plann. Infer. 140 (8) (2010) 2191-2203 FORMULA Sum_{k>=0} k*T(n,k) = A128737(n). G.f.: G = G(t,z) satisfies (t+1)zG^3 - (2 - 4z + 3tz)G^2 + 3(1 - 2z + tz)G - 1 + 2z - tz = 0. EXAMPLE T(7,2)=3 because we have UUUD(LDU)UUD(LDU)D, UUUUD(LDU)UD(LDU)D and UUUUUD(LDU)D(LDU)D (the LDU's are shown between parentheses). Triangle starts: 1; 1; 3; 10; 35, 1; 127, 10; 474, 69; 1810, 406, 3; MAPLE eq:=(t+1)*z*G^3-(2-4*z+3*t*z)*G^2+3*(1-2*z+t*z)*G-1+2*z-t*z=0: G:=RootOf(eq, G): Gser:=simplify(series(G, z=0, 18)): for n from 0 to 15 do P[n]:=sort(coeff(Gser, z, n)) od: 1; for n from 1 to 15 do seq(coeff(P[n], t, j), j=0..floor((n-1)/3)) od; # yields sequence in triangular form CROSSREFS Cf. A001764, A002212, A128736, A128737. Sequence in context: A149034 A149035 A099907 * A330050 A159309 A112107 Adjacent sequences: A128732 A128733 A128734 * A128736 A128737 A128738 KEYWORD nonn,tabf AUTHOR Emeric Deutsch, Mar 31 2007 STATUS approved

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