A Criterion for Bases of the Ring of Symmetric Functions

Vlad Timofte

Department of Mathematics, University of Mississippi, 305 Hume Hall, P.O. Box 1848, MS
38677, USA

vlad@olemiss.edu

Annals of Combinatorics 9 (4) p.495-499 December, 2005

Abstract:

We give a criterion for bases of the ring of symmetric functions in n indeterminates
over a commutative ring R with identity. A related algorithm is presented in the last section.

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