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Group Characters, Symmetric Functions, and the Hecke Algebra

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Group Characters, Symmetric Functions, and the Hecke Algebra
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Publisher: American Mathematical Society
ISBN/ASIN: 0821870033
ISBN-13: 9780821870037
Number of pages: 69

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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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