Journal of Integer Sequences, Vol. 14 (2011), Article 11.9.6

Two q-Analogues of Poly-Stirling Numbers

Brian K. Miceli
Department of Mathematics
Trinity University
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200


We develop two q-analogues of the previously defined poly-Stirling numbers of the first and second kinds. We also develop the corresponding q-rook theory models to give combinatorial interpretations to these numbers.

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Received June 6 2011; revised versions received September 29 2011; October 17 2011. Published in Journal of Integer Sequences, November 4 2011.

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