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A natural sum over multisets (expectation over multinomial)

I think this is a natural question but am not sure where to find resources. Consider the possible multisets arising from choosing $n$ times an item from one of $k$ categories. We can represent one ...
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Generating all derangements of a multiset?

I'm trying to find a reference to an algorithm for generating all the derangements of a multiset (this is not my area of expertise, by the way!), and so far I have found plenty on derangements of ...
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What is the “correct” category of multisets

During seminar the other day, when speaking about subobject classifiers, I asked if the subobject classifier for the category of multisets would have integer truth values, corresponding to the number ...