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The theory of partitions

Author: George E Andrews
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Series: Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications, v. 2.; Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications., Section, Number theory.
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Discusses mathematics related to partitions of numbers into sums of positive integers.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George E Andrews
ISBN: 0521302226 9780521302227
OCLC Number: 11674510
Notes: Imprint and ISBN from label on title page verso. Imprint on t.p.: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Advanced Book Program, 1976.
Publication taken over by Cambridge University Press in 1984 with a new copyright date.
Description: xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The elementary theory of partitions; 2. Infinite series generating functions; 3. Restricted partitions and permutations; 4. Compositions and Simon Newcomb's problem; 5. The Hardy-Ramanujan-Rademacher expansion of p(n); 6. The asymptotics of infinite product generating functions; 7. Identities of the Rogers-Ramanujan type; 8. A general theory of partition identities; 9. Sieve methods related to partitions; 10. Congruence properties of partition functions; 11. Higher-dimensional partitions; 12. Vector or multipartite partitions; 13. Partitions in combinatorics; 14. Computations for partitions.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications, v. 2.; Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications., Section, Number theory.
Responsibility: George E. Andrews.
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