A determinantal representation for derangement numbers

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14419/gjma.v4i3.6574

Keywords:

Derangement Number, Determinantal Representation, Tridiagonal Determinant

Abstract

In the note, the authors find a representation for derangement numbers in terms of a tridiagonal determinant whose elements are the first few natural numbers.

References

[1] F. Qi, J.-L. Wang, and B.-N. Guo, A recovery of two determinantal
representations for derangement numbers, Cogent Math. (2016), in
press; Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311835.
2016.1232878.

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2016-09-11

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