We prove Stanley's plethysm conjecture for the 2 × n case, which composed with the work of Black and List provides another proof of Foulkes conjecture for the 2 × n case. We also show that the way Stanley formulated his conjecture, it is false in general, and suggest an alternative formulation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Electronic Journal of Combinatorics|
|Issue number||2 R|
|State||Published - Oct 18 2004|