Two integer sequences related to Catalan numbers

21 Sep 2010  ·  Michel Lassalle ·

We prove the following conjecture of Zeilberger. Denoting by $C_n$ the Catalan number, define inductively $A_n$ by $(-1)^{n-1}A_n=C_n+\sum_{j=1}^{n-1} (-1)^{j} \binom{2n-1}{2j-1} A_j \,C_{n-j}$ and $a_n=2A_n/C_n$... Then $a_n$ (hence $A_n$) is a positive integer. read more

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