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### Is the appearance of Schur functions a coincidence?

The Schur functions are symmetric functions which appear in several different contexts: The characters of the irreducible representations for the symmetric group (under the characteristic isometry). ...
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### About Cauchy identity for Schur polynomials

(This was originally posted here, https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/4687466/cauchy-identity-for-schur-functions, and I am reposting it here as it seems to be more appropriate.) PRELIMINARY. The ...
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### Is it express in terms of Schur Q-function?

Consider next integral \begin{eqnarray} Z \ = \ h^{- N N_f} \ \int\limits_{SU(N)} \ dU \ \prod_{n=1}^{N} \ \det \left ( 1 + h U \right )^{ N_f} \ \left ( 1 + h U^{\dagger} \right )^{ N_f} \ = \sum_{...
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### Identities involving Littlewood–Richardson coefficients?

I am not aware of that many identities that involve several Littlewood–Richardson coefficients. One recent identity, is a generating function as sum of squares of LR-coefficients, due to Harris and ...
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### Evaluating derivatives of Schur polynomials

Given an arbitrary partition $\lambda$ and an integer $N$ (the number of variables), is there any further way to evaluate the following derivative of the Schur polynomial? \begin{align} A &= \...
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### An upper bound for a vector with given norm 1 and norm 2

Suppose $X = (x_1, \ldots , x_n)$ is given and we know that $x_i$'s are nonnegative, $\sum_{i=1}^n x_i = n$ and $\sum_{i=1}^n x_i^2 = m$. Just by this information, is it possible to find a vector ...
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