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A236582 The number of tilings of an 8 X n floor with 1 X 4 tetrominoes. 5
1, 1, 1, 1, 7, 15, 25, 37, 100, 229, 454, 811, 1732, 3777, 7858, 15339, 31273, 65536, 136600, 276535, 562728, 1159942, 2400783, 4918159, 10052140, 20627526, 42480474, 87254743, 178855138, 366854368 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,5

COMMENTS

Tilings are counted irrespective of internal symmetry: Tilings that match each other after rotations and/or reflections are counted with their multiplicity.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..29.

R. J. Mathar, Paving rectangular regions..., arXiv:1311.6135 [math.CO], 2013, Table 37.

R. J. Mathar, Tilings of Rectangular Regions by Rectangular Tiles: Counts Derived from Transfer Matrices, arXiv:1406.7788 [math.CO], 2014, eq. (28).

FORMULA

G.f.: p(x)/q(x) with polynomials p and q defined in the Maple code.

MAPLE

p := (1-x)^3*(x+1)^3*(x^2+1)^3*(x^6-x^4-x^3-x^2+1) ;

q :=  -x^2 -13*x^10 -5*x^18 +8*x^6 -x -x^20 -9*x^4 +16*x^8 -13*x^12 -2*x^19 +1 +10*x^14 +5*x^7 +6*x^15 -6*x^11 +x^22 +6*x^16 +x^17 +2*x^5 -2*x^13 ;

taylor(p/q, x=0, 30) ;

gfun[seriestolist](%) ;

CROSSREFS

Cf. A003269 (4 X n floor), A236579 - A236581.

Column k=4 of A250662.

Cf. A251074.

Sequence in context: A284758 A211430 A082111 * A268662 A297954 A298577

Adjacent sequences:  A236579 A236580 A236581 * A236583 A236584 A236585

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

R. J. Mathar, Jan 29 2014

STATUS

approved

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