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Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, B20k (1988), 6 pp.

[Formerly: Publ. I.R.M.A. Strasbourg, 1988, 372/S-20, p. 101-107.]

# Peter Hoffman

# Littlewood-Richardson without Algorithmically Defined Bijections

**Abstract.**
We give an alternative proof of the classical Littlewood-Richardson rule,
which is less "tableau-theoretic" than many earlier ones.
The best of the
earlier proofs have considerable combinatorial explanatory power. The
proof below explains only why the product of two Schur functions is
what it is.

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