On the Asymptotic Behaviour of General Partition Functions, II

  • Jean-Louis Nicolas
  • András Sárközy
Part of the Developments in Mathematics book series (DEVM, volume 10)


Let A = {a 1, a 2,...} be a set of positive integers and let p A (n) and q A (n) denote the number of partitions of n into a’s, resp. distinct a’s. In an earlier paper the authors studied large values of \( \frac{{\log \left( {\max \left( {2,p\mathcal{A}\left( n \right)} \right)} \right)}}{{\log \left( {\max \left( {2,q\mathcal{A}\left( n \right)} \right)} \right)}}. \) In this paper the small values of the same quotient are studied.

Key words

Partitions generating functions asymptotic estimate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Nicolas
    • 1
  • András Sárközy
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut Girard Desargues, UMR 5028, MathématiquesUniversité Claude BernardVILLEURBANNE cedexFrance
  2. 2.Department of Algebra and Number TheoryEötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary

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