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 A191016 Number of projective reflection products on a set with n elements. 0

%I #15 Mar 31 2012 10:24:25

%S 1,1,2,8,38,238,1558,10966,106334,1050974,10295324,114643744,

%T 1426970188,19128627772,301484330492,4785515966492,75490216911932,

%U 1287754035291964,23735661951947896,462001846720538656,9472366452963142856,202869898263715663016,4536294970208910412232,107194755891965843670088,2634562640821884269137768

%N Number of projective reflection products on a set with n elements.

%C A projective reflection product is a product (usually nonassociative) satisfying (1) x*x=x, (2) x*(x*y)=y, and (3) x*(y*z)=(x*y)*(x*z) for all x,y,z.

%F A projective reflection product on a set S is irreducible if S cannot be written as the disjoint union of two nonempty subsets X and Y such that x*y=y and y*x=x for all x in X and y in Y.

%F Define i(0)=0 and let i(p) for p>1 be the number of irreducible projective reflection products on a set with p elements. Define c(p,1)=i(p) and recursively define c(p,q)=sum(k=0 to p) of binomial(p,k)*i(k)*c(p-k,q-1). Then a(n)=sum(k=1 to n) of c(n,k)/k!.

%F This is a sequence of binomial type, also equal to the sum over all partitions of the set of the product of the numbers of irreducible products on the subsets in the partition.

%e For n=1, the a(1)=1 product is simply x*x=x. For n=2, the a(2)=1 product on {x,y} is (x*x=x, y*y=y, x*y=y, y*x=x). For n=3, the a(3)=2 products are (x*y=y for all x,y) and (x*x=x, y*y=y, z*z=z, x*y=y*x=z, x*z=z*x=y, y*z=z*y=x).

%p #the number of irreducible projective reflection products

%p irredprod:=proc(n) local c, v:

%p if n=1 then

%p RETURN(1):

%p elif n=0 or n=2 then

%p RETURN(0):

%p end:

%p c:=0:

%p #dihedral

%p c:=c+(n!/(2*n)):

%p if n=36 then #E6

%p c:=c+(n!/((2^7*3^4*5)/2)*2):

%p elif n=120 then #E8

%p c:=c+(n!/((2^(14)*3^5*5^2*7)/2)):

%p elif n=63 then #E7

%p c:=c+(n!/(((2^(10)*3^4*5*7)/2))):

%p elif n=24 then #F4

%p c:=c+(n!/((1152/2)*2)):

%p elif n=15 then #H3

%p c:=c+(n!/(120/2)):

%p elif n=60 then #H4

%p c:=c+(n!/(14400/2)):

%p elif n=12 then #D4

%p c:=c+(n!/((2^(4-1)*4!/2)*6)):

%p end:

%p if n>4 and type(sqrt(n), 'integer') then #type B

%p c:=c+(n!/((2^(sqrt(n))*(sqrt(n)!))/2)):

%p elif n>3 and type(1/2+1/2*sqrt(1+8*n), 'integer') then #type A

%p c:=c+(n!/(((1/2+(1/2)*sqrt(1+8*n))!/2)*2)):

%p elif n>12 and type(1/2+1/2*sqrt(1+4*n), 'integer') then #type D

%p v:=1/2+1/2*sqrt(1+4*n):

%p c:=c+(n!/((2^(v-1)*v!/2)*2)):

%p end:

%p c:

%p end:

%p #convolve the sequences

%p convol:=proc(n, k) local i: option remember:

%p if k=1 then

%p RETURN(irredprod(n)):

%p end:

%p add(binomial(n, i)*irredprod(i)*convol(n-i, k-1), i=0..n):

%p end:

%p #add the convolutions

%p numprods:=proc(n) local k:

%p add(convol(n, k)/k!, k=1..n):

%p end:

%p seq(numprods(n), n=1..30);

%Y The sequence A191015 gives the number of isomorphism classes of such products.

%K nonn

%O 1,3

%A _Matthew J. Samuel_, May 24 2011

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