Skew log-concavity of the Boros-Moll sequences
- Eric H Liu^{1}Email authorView ORCID ID profile
DOI: 10.1186/s13660-017-1394-z
© The Author(s) 2017
Received: 14 January 2017
Accepted: 2 May 2017
Published: 18 May 2017
Abstract
Let \(\{T(n,k)\}_{0\leq n < \infty, 0\leq k \leq n} \) be a triangular array of numbers. We say that \(T(n,k)\) is skew log-concave if for any fixed n, the sequence \(\{T(n+k,k)\}_{0 \leq k <\infty}\) is log-concave. In this paper, we show that the Boros-Moll sequences are almost skew log-concave.
Keywords
log-concavity skew log-concavity the Boros-Moll sequenceMSC
05A20 05A101 Introduction and main result
In this paper, we give a new definition, i.e., skew log-concavity. Let \(\{T(n,k)\}_{0\leq n < \infty, 0\leq k \leq n} \) be a triangular array of numbers. We say that \(T(n,k)\) is skew log-concave if for any fixed n, the sequence \(\{T(n+k,k)\}_{0 \leq k <\infty}\) is log-concave. We will show that the Boros-Moll sequences are almost skew log-concave.
The main results of this paper can be stated as follows.
Theorem 1.1
2 Proof of Theorem 1.1
From (1.4), we see that \(d_{m}(m)=2^{-m}{2m \choose m} \), which implies that (1.7) holds.
Declarations
Acknowledgements
This work was supported by the National Science Foundation of China (11526136, 11501356).
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