**Group Characters, Symmetric Functions, and the Hecke Algebra**

by David M. Goldschmidt

**Publisher**: American Mathematical Society 1993**ISBN/ASIN**: 0821870033**ISBN-13**: 9780821870037**Number of pages**: 69

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Directed at graduate students and mathematicians, the book is made up of lecture notes from a course taught by the author at the University of California at Berkeley. It covers a set of interrelated topics, presenting a self-contained exposition of the algebra behind the Jones polynomial along with various excursions into related areas.

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