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A136703 Number of Lyndon words on {1,2,3} with an even number of 1's and an even number of 2's. 1
1, 0, 2, 3, 12, 26, 78, 195, 546, 1452, 4026, 11010, 30660, 85254, 239144, 672195, 1899120, 5379738, 15292914, 43581852, 124527988, 356594898, 1023295422, 2941952130, 8472886092, 24440956260, 70607383938 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



A Lyndon word is the aperiodic necklace representative which is lexicographically earliest among its cyclic shifts. Thus we can apply the fixed density formulas: L_k(n,d)=sum L(n-d, n_1,..., n_(k-1)); n_1+...+n_(k-1)=d where L(n_0, n_1,...,n_(k-1))=(1/n)sum mu(j)*[(n/j)!/((n_0/j)!(n_1/j)!...(n_(k-1)/j)!)]; j|gcd(n_0, n_1,...,n_(k-1)). For this sequence, sum over n_0,n_1=even.


M. Lothaire, Combinatorics on Words, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1983.


Table of n, a(n) for n=1..27.

E. N. Gilbert and J. Riordan, Symmetry types of periodic sequences, Illinois J. Math., 5 (1961), 657-665.

F. Ruskey, Necklaces, Lyndon words, De Bruijn sequences, etc.

F. Ruskey, Necklaces, Lyndon words, De Bruijn sequences, etc. [Cached copy, with permission, pdf format only]

F. Ruskey and J. Sawada, An Efficient Algorithm for Generating Necklaces with Fixed Density, SIAM J. Computing, 29 (1999) 671-684.

M. Zabrocki, MATH5020 York University Course Website


a(1)=1; for n>1, if n=odd then a(n)= sum(mu(d)*3^(n/d))/(4n); d|n. If n=even, then a(n)= sum(mu(d)*3^(n/d))/n; d|n -(3/4)*sum(mu(d)*(3^(n/d)-1))/n; d|n, d odd.


For n=3, out of 8 possible Lyndon words: 112, 113, 122, 123, 132, 133, 223, 233, only 113 and 223 have an even number of both 1's and 2's. Thus a(3)=2.


Cf. A006575; A027376; A133267; A136704.

Sequence in context: A187994 A016021 A173669 * A249490 A075269 A215602

Adjacent sequences:  A136700 A136701 A136702 * A136704 A136705 A136706




Jennifer Woodcock (jennifer.woodcock(AT)ugdsb.on.ca), Jan 16 2008



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