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 A286182 Number of connected induced (non-null) subgraphs of the prism graph with 2n nodes. 16
 3, 13, 51, 167, 503, 1441, 4007, 10923, 29355, 78037, 205659, 538127, 1399583, 3621289, 9327695, 23931603, 61186131, 155949085, 396369795, 1004904695, 2541896519, 6416348209, 16165610999, 40657256571, 102090514683, 255968753125, 640899345579, 1602640560479 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS Cases n=1 and n=2 correspond to degenerate prism graphs, but they fit the same (conjectured) linear recurrence as the other terms. LINKS Andrew Howroyd, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..200 Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Prism Graph Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Vertex-Induced Subgraph FORMULA a(n) = 6*a(n-1) - 11*a(n-2) + 4*a(n-3) + 5*a(n-4) - 2*a(n-5) - a(n-6), for n > 6 (conjectured). a(n) = A002203(n) + 3*n*A000129(n) - 3*n + 1 (conjectured). - Eric W. Weisstein, May 08 2017 G.f.: x*(3 - 5*x + 6*x^2 - 8*x^3 - 5*x^4 - 3*x^5) / ((1 - x)^2*(1 - 2*x - x^2)^2) (conjectured). - Colin Barker, May 31 2017 MATHEMATICA a[n_] := Block[{g = Graph@ Flatten@ Table[{i <-> Mod[i, n] + 1, n+i <-> Mod[i, n] + n+1, i <-> i+n}, {i, n}]}, -1 + ParallelSum[ Boole@ ConnectedGraphQ@ Subgraph[g, s], {s, Subsets@Range[2 n]}]]; Array[a, 8] CROSSREFS Cf. A020873 (wheel), A059020 (ladder), A059525 (grid), A286139 (king), A286183 (antiprism), A286184 (helm), A286185 (Möbius ladder), A286186 (friendship), A286187 (web), A286188 (gear), A286189 (rook), A285765 (queen). Sequence in context: A116427 A008827 A026529 * A101052 A016064 A163774 Adjacent sequences:  A286179 A286180 A286181 * A286183 A286184 A286185 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Giovanni Resta, May 04 2017 EXTENSIONS Terms a(18) and beyond from Andrew Howroyd, Aug 15 2017 STATUS approved

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