Symmetric Functions

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


We have seen how some results about representations of S n , can be proved either by using general facts from representation theory or combinatorially. There is a third approach using symmetric functions, which is our focus in this chapter.


Symmetric Function Irreducible Character Plane Partition Elementary Symmetric Function Standard 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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