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Schubert polynomials and the Littlewood-Richardson rule. (English) Zbl 0586.20007
Using Schubert polynomials, the authors give an algorithm for expressing the product of two Schur functions as a sum of Schur functions. Their algorithm is both more general and faster than the Littlewood-Richardson rule.
Reviewer: D.M.Bressoud

MSC:
20C30 Representations of finite symmetric groups
05A19 Combinatorial identities, bijective combinatorics
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