8 edition of **The representation theory of the symmetric group** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1981**
by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Advanced Book Program in Reading, Mass
.

Written in English

- Symmetry groups.,
- Representations of groups.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Gordon James, Adalbert Kerber ; foreword by P.M. Cohn ; introduction by G. de B. Robinson. |

Series | Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ;, v. 16. Section, Algebra, Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ;, v. 16., Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications. |

Contributions | Kerber, Adalbert. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA171 .J34 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xxviii, 510 p. : |

Number of Pages | 510 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4266722M |

ISBN 10 | 0201135159 |

LC Control Number | 81012681 |

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The representation theory of the symmetric group by James, G. D. (Gordon Douglas), Publication date Topics Representations of groups, Symmetry groupsPages: the representation theory of symmetric groups in chapter IV owes almost everything to Etingof’s notes [12]. The proof of the Peter-Weyl theorem in chapter V was strongly inspired by Tao’s online notes [34] and [33]. Finally, chapter VI was my attempt to specialize highest weight theory to the Lie group SU(n) and the complex Lie algebra sl n.

Representation theory resources and references Representation theory of finite groups n, Representation theory , Representation Theory Book is, Group representations in probability and statistics , Symmetry, Groups and Their Applications , Representations of finite groups ta, Notes on representations of algebras and finite groups. We will focus on the representation theory of finite groups in characteristic zero. The first half will cover general topics that span chapters 1, 2, 3 and 5 of the book 'Linear representations of finite groups' by Serre. In the second half, we will focus on the representation theory of the symmetric group.

Introduction. Symmetry is very important in chemistry researches and group theory is the tool that is used to determine symmetry. Usually, it is not only the symmetry of molecule but also the symmetries of some local atoms, molecular orbitals, rotations and . SYMMETRIC GROUPS The representation theory of the symmetric groups is a classical topic that, since the pioneering work of Frobenius, Schur and Young, has grown into a huge body of theory, with many important connections to other areas of mathematics and physics. This self-contained book provides a detailed introduction to the subject, covering.

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"This work is an introduction to the representation theory of the symmetric group. Unlike other books on the subject this text deals with the symmetric group from three different points of view: general representation theory, combinatorial algorithms and symmetric functions.

This book is a digestible text for a graduate student and is also useful for a researcher in the field of algebraic Cited by: The Representation Theory of the Symmetric Group provides an account of both the ordinary and modular representation theory of the symmetric groups.

The range of applications of this theory is vast, varying The representation theory of the symmetric group book theoretical physics, through combinatories to the study of polynomial identity algebras; and new uses are still being by: Representation Theory of Symmetric Groups is the most up-to-date abstract algebra book on the subject of symmetric groups and representation theory.

Utilizing new research and results, this book can be studied from a combinatorial, algorithmic or algebraic by: 7. Representation Theory of Symmetric Groups is the most up-to-date abstract algebra book on the subject of symmetric groups and representation theory.

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ISBN Digitally watermarked, : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. This self-contained book provides a detailed introduction to the subject, covering classical topics such as the Littlewood-Richa The representation theory of the symmetric groups is a classical topic that, since the pioneering work of Frobenius, Schur and Young, has grown into a huge body of theory, with many important connections to other areas of mathematics and physics/5.

The Representation Theory of the Symmetric Groups. Authors; G. James; Book. Citations; 3 Mentions; 30k Downloads; Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume ) Log in to check access.

Buy eBook. USD Instant download; Readable on all devices The symmetric group. James. Pages Diagrams, tableaux. A representation of degree 1 of a group Gis a homomor-phism ˆ: G. C, where C is the multiplicative group of non-zero complex numbers.

Here, since Ghas nite order the values of ˆ(s) are roots of unity. If ˆ(s) = 1 for all s2G, then this representation is called the trivial rep-resentation. Example Let the group Gact on the nite set X. The symmetric group S(n) plays a fundamental role in mathematics.

It arises in all sorts of di erent contexts, so its importance can hardly be over-stated. There are thousands of pages of research papers in mathematics journals which involving this group in one way or another.

We have al-ready seen from Cayley’s theorem that every nite group. From the reviews of the second edition: "This work is an introduction to the representation theory of the symmetric group. Unlike other books on the subject this text deals with the symmetric group from three different points of view: general representation theory, combinatorial algorithms and symmetric.

The representation theory of the symmetric groups is a classical topic that, since the pioneering work of Frobenius, Schur and Young, has grown into a huge body of theory, with many important connections to other areas of mathematics and physics.

This self-contained book provides a. The third section uses symmetric functions to prove some of the main theorems about these representations, including the character formula of Frobenius, Young's rule, and the branching formula.

The last section contains a presentation of the Specht module as a quotient of a simpler representation; this will be useful in the next two chapters.

Representation Theory of the Symmetric Group Then λ>μ, and if X = μ f the sum equals ±e t. Proof. Suppose for some α, b that a and b are in the same row of s and in the same column of t.

Then (id. representation theory, since the symmetric groups enjoy special propert- ies which make it possible for this book to be largely self-contained. The most economical wav to learn the important results without using any general theorems from representation theory is to read sections Representation Theory of Symmetric Groups Representation Theory of Symmetric Groups (Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications series) by Pierre-Loic Meliot.

P>>Representation Theory of Symmetric GroupsEM>> is the most up-to-date abstract algebra book on the subject of symmetric groups and representation theory. Bruce Sagan's "The Symmetric Group: Representations, Combinatorial Algorithms, and Symmetric Functions" is probably exactly what you are looking for.

It covers basic representation theory but quickly moves into the representation theory of the symmetric group. In mathematics, the representation theory of the symmetric group is a particular case of the representation theory of finite groups, for which a concrete and detailed theory can be obtained.

This has a large area of potential applications, from symmetric function theory to problems of quantum mechanics for a number of identical particles. The symmetric group Sn has order n!. Its conjugacy. Get this from a library.

Representation theory of the symmetric group. [Gilbert de Beauregard Robinson]. 'This book by A. Borodin and G. Olshanski is devoted to the representation theory of the infinite symmetric group, which is the inductive limit of the finite symmetric groups and is in a sense the simplest example of an infinite-dimensional group.

This book is the first work on the subject in the format of a conventional book, making the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: James, Gordon Douglas. Representation theory of the symmetric group. (OCoLC) Document Type. The Representation Theory of the Symmetric Group provides an account of both the ordinary and modular representation theory of the symmetric groups.

The range of applications of this theory is vast, varying from theoretical physics, through combinatories to the study of polynomial identity Price: $Representation Theory of Symmetric Groups is the most up-to-date abstract algebra book on the subject of symmetric groups and representation theory.

Utilizing new research and results, this book can be studied from a combinatorial, algorithmic or algebraic viewpoint.Representation Theory: A First Course (Fulton, W., Harris, J.) Enumerative Combinatorics (Stanley, R.) Here is an overview of the course (quoted from the course page): The representation theory of symmetric groups is a special case of the representation theory of nite groups.

Whilst the theory over characteristic zero is well understood.