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 A177397 G.f. satisfies: x = A(x) - A(A(x))^2 - A(A(A(x)))^2. 1
 1, 2, 20, 316, 6312, 146256, 3765792, 105104272, 3130299744, 98434722240, 3243746014592, 111400312737152, 3970597596057856, 146403897677390336, 5570169496704513024, 218228733514994839808, 8789314898568643716608 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,2 LINKS Table of n, a(n) for n=1..17. FORMULA G.f. A(x) satisfies: A_{n}(x) = A_{n+1}(x) - A_{n+2}(x)^2 - A_{n+3}(x)^2 where A_{n+1}(x) = A_{n}(A(x)) denotes iteration with A_0(x)=x. G.f. satisfies: A(x) = A(A(x)) - A(A(A(x)))^2 - A(A(A(A(x))))^2. G.f. satisfies: x = A( x - A(x)^2 - A(A(x))^2 ). ... Given g.f. A(x), A(x)/x is the unique solution to variable A in the infinite system of simultaneous equations starting with: . A = 1 + xB^2 + xC^2; . B = A + xC^2 + xD^2; . C = B + xD^2 + xE^2; . D = C + xE^2 + xF^2; ... . also B = A(A(x))/x, C = A(A(A(x)))/x, D = A(A(A(A(x))))/x, etc. EXAMPLE G.f.: A(x) = x + 2*x^2 + 20*x^3 + 316*x^4 + 6312*x^5 + 146256*x^6 +... Related expansions: A(A(x)) = x + 4*x^2 + 48*x^3 + 840*x^4 + 18016*x^5 + 440992*x^6 +... A(A(A(x))) = x + 6*x^2 + 84*x^3 + 1620*x^4 + 37352*x^5 +969328*x^6 +... A_{-1}(x) = x - 2*x^2 - 12*x^3 - 156*x^4 - 2776*x^5 - 59344*x^6 -... A_{-2}(x) = x - 4*x^2 - 16*x^3 - 200*x^4 - 3488*x^5 - 73632*x^6 -... ... Illustrate A_{n}(x) = A_{n+1}(x) - A_{n+2}(x)^2 - A_{n+3}(x)^2 by the following tables of coefficients in the iterations of g.f. A(x). Coefficients in iterations A_{n}(x), for n=1..8, begin: A_1: [1, 2, 20, 316, 6312, 146256, 3765792, 105104272,...]; A_2: [1, 4, 48, 840, 18016, 440992, 11875712, 344335328,...]; A_3: [1, 6, 84, 1620, 37352, 969328, 27429152, 830501936,...]; A_4: [1, 8, 128, 2704, 66944, 1843776, 54945792, 1742374336,...]; A_5: [1, 10, 180, 4140, 109800, 3208080, 100748064, 3350443472,...]; A_6: [1, 12, 240, 5976, 169312, 5241056, 173389696, 6048725920,...]; A_7: [1, 14, 308, 8260, 249256, 8160432, 284130336, 10393259632,...]; A_8: [1, 16, 384, 11040, 353792, 12226688, 447456256, 17147935616,...]. ... Coefficients in squared iterations A_{n}(x)^2, for n=1..8, begin: (A_1)^2: [0, 1, 4, 44, 712, 14288, 330400, 8468944, 235111136,...]; (A_2)^2: [0, 1, 8, 112, 2064, 45056, 1106752, 29714496, 856278464,...]; (A_3)^2: [0, 1, 12, 204, 4248, 101200, 2659040, 75389776, ...]; (A_4)^2: [0, 1, 16, 320, 7456, 193536, 5450880, 163841280, ...]; (A_5)^2: [0, 1, 20, 460, 11880, 334800, 10102560, 322325328, ...]; (A_6)^2: [0, 1, 24, 624, 17712, 539648, 17414080, 589547072, ...]; (A_7)^2: [0, 1, 28, 812, 25144, 824656, 28388192, 1018522064, ...]; (A_8)^2: [0, 1, 32, 1024, 34368, 1208320, 44253440, 1679760384, ...]. PROG (PARI) {a(n)=local(A=x); if(n<1, 0, for(i=1, n, A=serreverse(x-(A+x*O(x^n))^2-subst(A, x, A+x*O(x^n))^2)); polcoeff(A, n))} CROSSREFS Cf. A177395, A177396. Sequence in context: A277308 A128481 A367862 * A360342 A323574 A294454 Adjacent sequences: A177394 A177395 A177396 * A177398 A177399 A177400 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Paul D. Hanna, May 31 2010 STATUS approved

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