This book
explains the following topics: Diagram Algebras and Hopf Algebras, Group
Representations, Sn-Representations Intro, Decomposition and Specht
Modules, Fundamental Specht Module Properties and Branching Rules,
Representation Ring for Sn and its Pieri Formula, Pieri for Schurs, Kostka
Numbers, Dual Bases, Cauchy Identity, Finishing Cauchy, Littlewood-Richardson
Rule, Frobenius Characteristic Map, Algebras and Coalgebras, Skew Schur
Functions and Comultiplication, Sweedler Notation, k-Coalgebra Homomorphisms,
Subcoalgebras, Coideals, Bialgebras, Bialgebra Examples, Hopf Algebras Defined,
Properties of Antipodes and Takeuchi’s Formula, etc.

**Author(s):** Sara Billey, Josh Swanson

101**Pages**