Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199656592

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 26 June 2019

Partitions

Partitions

Chapter:
(p.205) Chapter 9 Partitions
Source:
Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern
Author(s):

GEORGE E. ANDREWS

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.003.0010

While Leibniz appears to have been the earliest to consider the partitioning of integers into sums, Euler was the first person to make truly deep discoveries. J. J. Sylvester was the next researcher to make major contributions, followed by Fabian Franklin. The 20th century saw an explosion of research with contributions from L. J. Rogers, G. H. Hardy, Percy MacMahon, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and Hans Rademacher.

Keywords:   partitions, Leibniz, Euler, J. J. Sylvester, Fabian Franklin, L. J. Rogers, G. H. Hardy, Percy MacMahon, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Hans Rademacher

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .