Promotion and cyclic sieving via webs

T. Kyle Petersen, Pavlo Pylyavskyy, Brendon Rhoades

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We show that Schützenberger's promotion on two and three row rectangular Young tableaux can be realized as cyclic rotation of certain planar graphs introduced by Kuperberg. Moreover, following work of the third author, we show that this action admits the cyclic sieving phenomenon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-41
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of Algebraic Combinatorics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Aug 2009


  • Cyclic sieving
  • Promotion
  • Webs

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