, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 229-233

On core and bar-core partitions

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Abstract

If s and t are relatively prime integers, J.B. Olsson proved in (J. Comb. Theory, Ser. A 116:733–740, 2009) that the s-core of a t-core partition is again a t-core partition, and that the s-bar-core of a t-bar-core partition is again a t-bar-core partition. Here generalised results are proved for partitions and bar partitions when the restriction that s and t be relatively prime is removed.