The Ramanujan Journal

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 5–75

Partition bijections, a survey


DOI: 10.1007/s11139-006-9576-1

Cite this article as:
Pak, I. Ramanujan J (2006) 12: 5. doi:10.1007/s11139-006-9576-1


We present an extensive survey of bijective proofs of classical partitions identities. While most bijections are known, they are often presented in a different, sometimes unrecognizable way. Various extensions and generalizations are added in the form of exercises.


Integer partitionsYoung diagramq-seriesBijectionInvolutionPlane partitionsInvolution principle

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMITCambridge