A generalization of Kawanaka's identity for Hall-Littlewood polynomials and applications

Masao Ishikawa, Frédéric Jouhet, Jiang Zeng

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An infinite summation formula of Hall-Littlewood polynomials due to Kawanaka is generalized to a finite summation formula, which implies, in particular, twelve more multiple q-identities of Rogers-Ramanujan type than those previously found by Stembridge and the last two authors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-412
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Algebraic Combinatorics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006



  • Hall-Littlewood polynomials
  • Q-series
  • Rogers-Ramanujan type identities
  • Symmetric functions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics

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