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A174248 Number of tilings of a 4 X n rectangle with n tetrominoes of any shape. 18
1, 1, 4, 23, 117, 454, 2003, 9157, 40899, 179399, 796558, 3546996, 15747348, 69834517, 310058192, 1376868145, 6112247118, 27132236455, 120453362938, 534754586459, 2373975139658, 10538953415410, 46786795734201, 207705902269424, 922089495910044, 4093525019450760 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

LINKS

Alois P. Heinz, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

S. Butler, J. Ekstrand, S. Osborne, TETRIS Tiling, AMS Spring Central Sectional, Iowa State University, April 27-28 2013

R. S. Harris, Counting Nonomino Tilings and Other Things of that Ilk, G4G9 Gift Exchange book, 2010.

R. S. Harris, Counting Polyomino Tilings

Wikipedia, Tetris

Wikipedia, Tetromino

FORMULA

G.f.: -(x^31 +3*x^30 -2*x^29 -7*x^28 -25*x^27 -78*x^26 +23*x^25 +116*x^24 +217*x^23 +604*x^22 -21*x^21 -556*x^20 -649*x^19 -1621*x^18 -175*x^17 +727*x^16 +523*x^15 +1707*x^14 +236*x^13 -470*x^12 -143*x^11 -749*x^10 -133*x^9 +166*x^8 +15*x^7 +126*x^6 +27*x^5 -23*x^4 -x^3 -6*x^2 -x +1) / (x^35 +3*x^34 -3*x^33 -13*x^32 -50*x^31 -123*x^30 +39*x^29 +225*x^28 +659*x^27 +1476*x^26 +60*x^25 -1102*x^24 -2600*x^23 -6047*x^22 -489*x^21 +2786*x^20 +3210*x^19 +9566*x^18 +1102*x^17 -3349*x^16 -1620*x^15 -6885*x^14 -1053*x^13 +1970*x^12 +414*x^11 +2258*x^10 +469*x^9 -548*x^8 -76*x^7 -290*x^6 -77*x^5 +54*x^4 +8*x^3 +8*x^2 +2*x -1). - Alois P. Heinz, Nov 26 2013

CROSSREFS

Cf. A134438, A174249, A226322, A232497, A232684, A232698, A232722, A233191, A233266.

Column k=4 of A230031.

Sequence in context: A306669 A124507 A239813 * A297309 A201350 A015532

Adjacent sequences:  A174245 A174246 A174247 * A174249 A174250 A174251

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Bob Harris (me13013(AT)gmail.com), Mar 13 2010

EXTENSIONS

a(0) inserted, a(11)-a(22) from Alois P. Heinz, May 07 2013

a(23)-a(25) from Alois P. Heinz, Nov 26 2013

STATUS

approved

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