Opened 10 years ago
Closed 7 years ago
#10630 closed enhancement (fixed)
Add a multi-partition implementation to sage
Reported by: | pabryan | Owned by: | pabryan |
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Priority: | minor | Milestone: | sage-5.12 |
Component: | combinatorics | Keywords: | multipartition multi-partition multi-partite multipartite partition |
Cc: | Merged in: | sage-5.12.beta0 | |
Authors: | Amritanshu Prasad | Reviewers: | Travis Scrimshaw |
Report Upstream: | N/A | Work issues: | |
Branch: | Commit: | ||
Dependencies: | Stopgaps: |
Description (last modified by )
As discussed here[1], multi-partitions would be a useful addition to sage. I have an initial implementation soon to be uploaded.
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comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by
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Some comments:
- The functions for multipartitions do not seem to work correctly. Here is an incorrect (incomplete) result:
M=MultiPartitions([2,2]) for x in M.list(): print x [[2, 2]] [[1, 2], [1, 0]] [[2, 1], [0, 1]] [[1, 0], [1, 0], [0, 2]] [[1, 1], [1, 0], [0, 1]] [[2, 0], [0, 1], [0, 1]] [[1, 0], [1, 0], [0, 1], [0, 1]]
Two multipartitions are missed:
[[1,1],[1,1]]
and[[2,0],[0,2]]
- I wonder whether
MultiPartitions
is a good name, because it seems it has a different meaning in a near context. See for instance this paper by G. Andrews: http://es.scribd.com/doc/6625886/Multi-Partitions, or this other paper; http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~mf/papers/weight2.pdf, or these slides: http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~goddard/MINI/2009/Swisher.pdf ."Vector partitions" may be safer (it is used for instance by George Andrews in his book on partitions).
- Should one represent the Multipartitions as lists of vectors with integer coordinates rather than lists of lists ? (because sometimes one has to do the sum of the parts).
- A few typos:
- Line 6 of the file: "the" should not be repeated.
- Line 9 of the file: replace "it's" with "its".
- Line 63 of the file: replace "lexicographically order integer lists" with "lexicographically weakly decreasing lists of integers" or something better.
- Also, one might replace the definition of multipartition as "equivalence class of tuples" (lines 4 to 10) with "multiset of tuples".
comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by
- Description modified (diff)
- Reviewers set to Travis Scrimshaw
- Status changed from new to needs_review
Vector partitions is now implemented. I am calling it VectorPartitions? instead of MutliPartitions?, to remove the conflict with the standard usage of the latter.
Apply: trac_10630-vector_partition-ap.patch
Changed 8 years ago by
comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by
- Status changed from needs_review to positive_review
Looks good to me.
Apply: trac_10630-vector_partition-ap.patch
comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by
- Milestone changed from sage-5.11 to sage-5.12
comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by
- Merged in set to sage-5.12.beta0
- Resolution set to fixed
- Status changed from positive_review to closed
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