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 A343694 a(n) is the number of men's preference profiles in the stable marriage problem with n men and n women, such that all men prefer different women as their first choices. 4
 1, 2, 48, 31104, 955514880, 2149908480000000, 505542895416115200000000, 16786680128857246009393152000000000, 102199258264429373853760111996211036160000000000, 143679021498505654124337567125614729953051527872512000000000000 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,2 COMMENTS For such a preference profile, the men-proposing Gale-Shapley algorithm ends in one round since each woman receives exactly one proposal in the first round. This sequence also counts the preference profiles for n men who rank n women such that all men prefer different women as their i-th choice, for an i between 1 and n, inclusive. LINKS Table of n, a(n) for n=1..10. Wikipedia, Gale-Shapley algorithm. FORMULA a(n) = n! * (n-1)!^n. EXAMPLE For n=2, there are two ways to pick men's first preferences, and then one way to complete the preference profile, making a total of 2 preference profiles. MATHEMATICA Table[n! (n - 1)!^n, {n, 10}] CROSSREFS Cf. A001013, A185141, A343474, A343695, A342573, A340890. Sequence in context: A081960 A123742 A203311 * A295177 A098694 A137592 Adjacent sequences: A343691 A343692 A343693 * A343695 A343696 A343697 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Tanya Khovanova and MIT PRIMES STEP Senior group, May 25 2021 STATUS approved

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