# The symmetric functions catalog

An overview of symmetric functions and related topics

2021-05-03

## Ribbon Schur polynomials

The ribbon Schur polynomials are the skew Schur polynomials indexed by ribbons.

There are $2^{n-1}$ different ribbons $D$ with $n$ boxes, but the corresponding ribbon Schur functions $\schurS_D$ are distinct. https://arxiv.org/abs/1008.2501