Combinatorial Algorithms

  • Bruce E. Sagan
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 203)


Many results about representations of the symmetric group can be approached in a purely combinatorial manner. The crucial link between these two viewpoints is the fact (Theorem 2.6.5, part 2) that the number of standard Young tableaux of given shape is the degree of the corresponding representation.


Combinatorial Algorithm Reverse Path Delta Operator Standard Tableau Standard Young Tableau 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce E. Sagan
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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