Catalan and other numbers: a recurrent theme

  • M. Aigner


The Catalan numbers C n are, next to the binomial coefficients, the best studied of all combinatorial counting numbers. The wonderful book by Stanley [28] lists more than 70 instances of enumeration problems which are counted by the sequence (C n ). We will see several of them as we go along.


Orthogonal System Recurrent Theme Catalan Number Hankel Matrix Combinatorial Interpretation 
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