The negative q-binomial

Shishuo Fu, V. Reiner, Dennis Stanton, Nathaniel Thiem

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Interpretations for the q-binomial coefficient evaluated at -q are discussed. A (q; t)-version is established, including an instance of a cyclic sieving phenomenon involving unitary spaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalElectronic Journal of Combinatorics
StatePublished - 2012


  • (q,t)-binomial
  • Characteristic map
  • Cyclic sieving phenomenon
  • Ennola duality
  • Gaussian polynomial
  • Invariant theory
  • Q-binomial
  • Unitary group
  • Unitary space

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