Group Characters, Symmetric Functions, and the Hecke Algebra
by David M. Goldschmidt
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 1993
Number of pages: 69
Directed at graduate students and mathematicians, the book is made up of lecture notes from a course taught by the author at the University of California at Berkeley. It covers a set of interrelated topics, presenting a self-contained exposition of the algebra behind the Jones polynomial along with various excursions into related areas.
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