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 A299824 a(n) = (1/e^n)*Sum_{j >= 1} j^n * n^j / (j-1)!. 4
 2, 22, 309, 5428, 115155, 2869242, 82187658, 2661876168, 96202473183, 3838516103310, 167606767714397, 7949901069639228, 407048805012563038, 22376916254447538882, 1314573505901491675965, 82188946843192555474704, 5448870914168179374456623, 381819805747937892412056342 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS For m>1, A242817(m) and a(m-1) are also the m-th and (m+1)-st terms of the sequences "Number of ways of placing X labeled balls into X unlabeled (but (m-1)-colored) boxes". For instance, sequence A144180 for 5-colored boxes (m = 6), has A144180(6) = 12880, and A144180(7) = 115155, which are A242817(6) and a(5) respectively. Same pattern can be observed for A027710, A144223, A144263 (comment added after Omar E. Pol's formula). LINKS Alois P. Heinz, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..368 FORMULA a(n) = A189233(n+1,n). - Omar E. Pol, Feb 24 2018 a(n) ~ exp(n/LambertW(1) - 2*n) * n^(n + 1) / (sqrt(1 + LambertW(1)) * LambertW(1)^(n + 1)). - Vaclav Kotesovec, Mar 08 2018 Or: a(n) ~ (1/sqrt(1+w)) * exp(1/w-2)^n * (n/w)^(n+1), with w = LambertW(1) ~ 0.56714329... The relative error decreases from 10^-2 for a(2) to 10^-3 for a(15), but reaches 10^-3.5 only at a(45). - M. F. Hasler, Mar 09 2018 EXAMPLE a(4) = (1/e^4)*Sum_{j >= 1} j^4 * 4^j / (j-1)! = 5428. PROG (PARI) a(n) = round(exp(-n)*suminf(j = 1, (j^n)*(n^j)/(j-1)!)); \\ Michel Marcus, Feb 24 2018 (PARI) A299824(n, f=exp(n), S=n/f, t)=for(j=2, oo, S+=(t=j^n*n^j)/(f*=j-1); tn&&return(ceil(S))) \\ For n > 23, use \p## with some ## >= 2n. - M. F. Hasler, Mar 09 2018 CROSSREFS Cf. A027710, A144180, A144223, A144263, A189233, A242817, A292860. Sequence in context: A156505 A256928 A349107 * A355724 A266888 A155674 Adjacent sequences:  A299821 A299822 A299823 * A299825 A299826 A299827 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Pedro Caceres, Feb 19 2018 STATUS approved

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