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Immanants, Schur functions, and the MacMahon master theorem

Authors: I. P. Goulden and D. M. Jackson
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 115 (1992), 605-612
MSC: Primary 05E05; Secondary 05A17, 05E10, 15A15
MathSciNet review: 1086326
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Abstract: The relationship between the immanant and the Schur symmetric function is examined. Two expressions for the immanant are given in terms of the determinant. Generalisations include Foata and Zeilberger's $ \beta $-extension of the MacMahon Master theorem. The relationships to some little known results of Littlewood and to idempotents constructed by Young are given.

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