On Trees and Characters

Avital Frumkin*, Gordon James, Yuval Roichman

*Corresponding author for this work

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A new family of trees, defined in term of Young diagrams, is introduced. Values of central characters of the symmetric group are represented as a weighted enumeration of such trees. The proof involves a new decomposition theorem for representations corresponding to general shapes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-334
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Algebraic Combinatorics
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2003


  • Central characters
  • Symmetric groups


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