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 A277789 a(n) = Sum_{k=0..n} (-1)^k*floor((1 + sqrt(2))^k). 1
 1, -1, 4, -10, 23, -59, 138, -340, 813, -1973, 4752, -11486, 27715, -66927, 161558, -390056, 941657, -2273385, 5488412, -13250226, 31988847, -77227939, 186444706, -450117372, 1086679429, -2623476253, 6333631912, -15290740102, 36915112091, -89120964311, 215157040686, -519435045712, 1254027132081 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,3 COMMENTS Alternating sum of A080039. LINKS Robert Israel, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..2610 Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Silver Ratio Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (-1,4,0,-3,1). FORMULA O.g.f.: (1 - x^2 - 2*x^3)/((1 - x)^2*(1 + x)*(1 + 2*x - x^2)). E.g.f.: ((-4*sqrt(2)*sinh(sqrt(2)*x) - 1)*exp(-x) + (5 - 2*x)*exp(x))/4. a(n) = -a(n-1) + 4*a(n-2) - 3*a(n-4) + a(n-5). a(n) = (2*sqrt(2)*(-1 - sqrt(2))^n - 2*sqrt(2)*(sqrt(2) - 1)^n - (-1)^n - 2*n + 5)/4. a(n) ~ (-1)^n*s^(n+1)/(s + 1), where s is the silver ratio (A014176). MAPLE f:= gfun:-rectoproc({a(n) = -a(n-1) + 4*a(n-2) - 3*a(n-4) + a(n-5), seq(a(i)=[ 1, -1, 4, -10, 23][i+1], i=0..4)}, a(n), remember): map(f, [\$0..40]); # Robert Israel, Oct 31 2016 MATHEMATICA Accumulate[Table[(-1)^n Floor[(1 + Sqrt[2])^n], {n, 0, 32}]] LinearRecurrence[{-1, 4, 0, -3, 1}, {1, -1, 4, -10, 23}, 33] PROG (Magma) I:=[1, -1, 4, -10, 23]; [n le 5 select I[n] else -Self(n-1)+4*Self(n-2)-3*Self(n-4)+Self(n-5): n in [1..35]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 01 2016 (PARI) x='x+O('x^30); Vec((1-x^2-2*x^3)/((1-x)^2*(1+x)*(1+2*x-x^2))) \\ G. C. Greubel, Sep 30 2018 CROSSREFS Cf. A000129, A014176, A020962, A080039. Sequence in context: A159347 A137531 A102549 * A274019 A008258 A008251 Adjacent sequences: A277786 A277787 A277788 * A277790 A277791 A277792 KEYWORD easy,sign AUTHOR Ilya Gutkovskiy, Oct 31 2016 STATUS approved

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