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rook polynomial[′ru̇k ‚päl·ə′nō·mē·əl]
A polynomial in which the coefficient of xk is the number of ways the k rooks can be placed on a chessboard of specified size so that no rook can capture another rook (that is, so that no two rooks are in the same row or the same column).
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The rook polynomial
of a board is the generating function for the [r.
Generalized rook polynomials
and orthogonal polynomials.
Further investigations involving rook polynomials
with only real zeros.