On a generalization of Eulerian numbers

Claudio Pita-Ruiz
Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics
Print ISSN 1310–5132, Online ISSN 2367–8275
Volume 24, 2018, Number 1, Pages 16—42
DOI: 10.7546/nntdm.2018.24.1.16-42
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Claudio Pita-Ruiz
Facultad de Ingenierıa, Universidad Panamericana
Augusto Rodin 498, Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico, 03920, Mexico


We consider the sequence , product of the rp-th degree n-polynomial , where a, b ∈ ℂ, a ≠ 0, r, p ∈ ℕ, and the -th degree n-polynomial , where αs, βs ∈ ℂ, rs, ps ∈ ℕ, s = 2, …, l. In the expansion of the polynomial in terms of the binomials , , the resulting coefficients are the generalized Eulerian numbers we consider in this work (the case P(n) = 1, a = 1, b = 0, r = 1 corresponds to the standard Eulerian numbers). We obtain results on symmetries, recurrences, row sums, and alternating row sums, that generalize the corresponding well-known results for the standard Eulerian numbers. The main tool we use to obtain our results throughout the work, is the Z-transform of sequences.


  • Generalized Eulerian numbers

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 11B83


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Pita-Ruiz, C. (2018). On a generalization of Eulerian numbers. Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, 24(1), 16-42, doi: 10.7546/nntdm.2018.24.1.16-42.


Pita-Ruiz, Claudio. “On a Generalization of Eulerian Numbers.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 24, no. 1 (2018): 16-42, doi: 10.7546/nntdm.2018.24.1.16-42.


Pita-Ruiz, Claudio. “On a Generalization of Eulerian Numbers.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 24.1 (2018): 16-42. Print, doi: 10.7546/nntdm.2018.24.1.16-42.

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