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Notation of partition

I look for an elegant way to notate a partition $\mathcal{Q}$ based on another partition $\mathcal{P}$. Two elements who are already in the same partition in $\mathcal{P}$ also belong to the same ...
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Why is there a derivative in this formula?

This is a very simple question. Why is Rademacher's formula presented with d/dx in it? Why not just "do" the derivative? Then replace x with n? Is it so there is only one transcendental ...
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Notation for “duplicating” partitions

I'm using Macdonald's "Symmetric Functions and Hall Polynomials" as a reference and did not find what I was looking for -- apologies if I only missed it. As an example, let us consider the partition ...