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Is there yet a mystery about partitions?

  1. Jun 6, 2004 #1
    is there yet a mystery about partitions? where can i find some lit. on the subject?
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  3. Jun 6, 2004 #2


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    Perhaps, not sure. I do know that formulas for partition numbers have been found. Ramanujan found one that was later improved by Selberg (I think) ...not sure about recent work though.
  4. Jun 19, 2004 #3
    For a good - and inexpensive - introduction to partitions, you can consider the book 'Number Theory' by George E. Andrews, who is an expert, a reviewer at Amazon says 'the reigning expert'.
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