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 A174705 The number of permutations p of {1,...,n} such that |p(i)-p(i+1)| is in {2,3,4,5} for all i from 1 to n-1. 13
 1, 0, 0, 2, 14, 90, 462, 1668, 4496, 11332, 31718, 100258, 336142, 1123212, 3614554, 11128872, 33226646, 98298782, 292626532, 879380718, 2654884024, 8000680668, 23965094526, 71287278676, 210922844362, 622218231406, 1833225926678, 5397521667296, 15876398740556, 46626957024628 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,4 COMMENTS For n>1, a(n)/2 is the number of Hamiltonian paths on the graph with vertex set {1,...,n} where i is adjacent to j iff |i-j| is in {2,3,4,5}. LINKS Andrew Howroyd, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..100 W. Edwin Clark, permutations p in S_n such that m <= |p(i)-p(i+1)| <= M for i from 1 to n-1, SeqFan Discussion, Mar 2010. MAPLE f:= proc(m, M, n) option remember; local i, l, p, cnt; l:= array([i\$i=1..n]); cnt:=0; p:= proc(t) local d, j, h; if t=n then d:= `if`(t=1, m, abs(l[t]-l[t-1])); if m<=d and d<=M then cnt:= cnt+1 fi else for j from t to n do l[t], l[j]:= l[j], l[t]; d:= `if`(t=1, m, abs(l[t]-l[t-1])); if m<=d and d<=M then p(t+1) fi od; h:= l[t]; for j from t to n-1 do l[j]:= l[j+1] od; l[n]:= h fi end; p(1); cnt end: a:= n-> f(2, 5, n): seq(a(n), n=1..12); # Alois P. Heinz, Mar 27 2010 MATHEMATICA f[m_, M_, n_] := f[m, M, n] = Module[{i, l, p, cnt}, Do[l[i] = i, {i, 1, n}]; cnt = 0; p[t_] := Module[{d, j, h}, If[t == n, d = If[t == 1, m, Abs[l[t] - l[t-1]]]; If [m <= d && d <= M, cnt = cnt+1], For[j = t, j <= n, j++, {l[t], l[j]} = {l[j], l[t]}; d = If[t == 1, m, Abs[l[t] - l[t-1]]]; If [m <= d && d <= M, p[t+1]]]; h = l[t]; For[j = t, j <= n-1, j++, l[j] = l[j+1]]; l[n] = h]]; p[1]; cnt]; a[n_] := f[2, 5, n]; Table[Print["a(", n, ") = ", a[n]]; a[n], {n, 1, 12}] (* Jean-François Alcover, Jun 01 2015, after Alois P. Heinz *) CROSSREFS Cf. A003274, A174700, A174701, A174702, A174703, A174704, A174706, A174707, A174708, A185030, A216837. Sequence in context: A235374 A065892 A139183 * A109113 A081959 A002464 Adjacent sequences:  A174702 A174703 A174704 * A174706 A174707 A174708 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR W. Edwin Clark, Mar 27 2010 EXTENSIONS Edited by Alois P. Heinz, Nov 27 2010 a(20)-a(30) from Andrew Howroyd, Apr 05 2016 STATUS approved

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