The Integer-Sequence for the Number of Monomer-Dimer Tilings of
an n by n Chessboard Starts With:
1, 7, 131, 10012, 2810694, 2989126727, 11945257052321, 179788343101980135,
59956919824257750508655631107474672284499736089, Thanks to
Zeilberger's Maple Package DOMINO
Shalosh B. Ekhad
Written: 5:00 PM, Oct. 13, 1997.
This article, in addition to answering a question of Steve
Finch, marks another `first' of its author: it is
body-less. The title (and its footnote) says it all!
Note Added 8:40 PM, Oct. 13, 1997: Steve Finch informed me
that Jennifer Henry has already computed this sequence
up to n=21.
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