On Trees and Characters

Avital Frumkin, Gordon James, Yuval Roichman

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Abstract

A new family of trees, defined in term of Young diagrams, is introduced. Values of central characters of the symmetric group are represented as a weighted enumeration of such trees. The proof involves a new decomposition theorem for representations corresponding to general shapes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-334
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Algebraic Combinatorics
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2003

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
∗Partially supported by the Israel Science Foundation and by internal research grants from Bar-Ilan University.

Keywords

  • Central characters
  • Symmetric groups

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