Symmetric Functions and Hall Polynomials

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Clarendon Press, 1998 - Mathematics - 475 pages
This new and much expanded edition of a well-received book remains the only text available on the subject of symmetric functions and Hall polynomials. There are new sections in almost every chapter, and many new examples have been included throughout.
 

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Contents

SYMMETRIC FUNCTIONS
1
HALL POLYNOMIALS
179
HALLLITTLEWOOD SYMMETRIC
204
THE CHARACTERS OF GL OVER
269
THE HECKE RING OF GL OVER
292
SYMMETRIC FUNCTIONS WITH
305
ZONAL POLYNOMIALS
387
BIBLIOGRAPHY
457
NOTATION
468
III 5
470
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Professor Ian Grant Macdonald, Emeritus Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS. Tel: 0171 975 5514; fax: 0181 981 9587. Professor Macdonald is a series editor for the Oxford Mathematical Monographs series, and is a keyspeaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians 1998.

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