The theory of Schur polynomials revisited

  • Harry Tamvakis

    University of Maryland, College Park, United States


We use Young's raising operators to give short and uniform proofs of several well-known results about Schur polynomials and symmetric functions, starting from the Jacobi-Trudi identity.

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Harry Tamvakis, The theory of Schur polynomials revisited. Enseign. Math. 58 (2012), no. 1/2, pp. 147–163

DOI 10.4171/LEM/58-1-7