Contents
Preface ix
Bibliography xv
Acknowledgments xix
Part
1.
Historic Material
1
Photo of Henry Jack 2
Henry Jack 1917-1978
B.D.
SLEEMAN
3
Photo of Philip Hall 6
Philip Hall
ALUN
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MORRIS
7
Photo of Dudley Ernest Littlewood 10
Dudley Ernest Littlewood
ALUN
0.
MORRIS
11
Photo of Ian Macdonald 16
Ian Macdonald
ALUN
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MORRIS
17
Reprint of the paper by I.G. Macdonald (1984) [The algebra of partitions,
In Group theory: essays for Philip Hall j by F.J. Grunewald ... et al.;
commissioned by the London Mathematical Society; and edited by K.W.
Gruenberg and J.E. Roseblade; MR0780573 (86d:05011), Group theory,
315-333, Academic Press, London, 1984]
I.G.
MACDONALD
23
Reprint of the paper by D.E. Littlewood (1961) [On certain symmetric
functions. Proc. London Math. Soc. (3)11 1961 485-498]
D.E.
LITTLEWOOD
43
Reprint of the paper by Henry Jack (1970) [A class of symmetric polynomials
with a parameter. Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh Sect. A 69 1970/1971 1-18]
HENRY JACK
57
A class of polynomials in search of a definition, or the symmetric group
parametrized (An unpublished manuscript, 1976)
HENRY JACK
75
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