Talmudic lattice path counting

by Jane Friedman, Ira Gessel and Doron Zeilberger

Appeard in J. Combinatorial Theory (ser. A) 68 (1994), 215-217.

Naive counting counts by 1, Generatingfunctionology counts by z**n, sieves count by +1 or -1, but the Talmud counts by fractions.

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