Skew doubled shifted plane partitions: Calculus and asymptotics

  • Received: 01 April 2020 Revised: 01 July 2020 Published: 16 September 2020
  • Primary: 05A16, 05A17, 05E05

  • In this paper, we establish a new summation formula for Schur processes, called the complete summation formula. As an application, we obtain the generating function and the asymptotic formula for the number of doubled shifted plane partitions, which can be viewed as plane partitions "shifted at the two sides". We prove that the order of the asymptotic formula depends only on the diagonal width of the doubled shifted plane partition, not on the profile (the skew zone) itself. By using similar methods, the generating function and the asymptotic formula for the number of symmetric cylindric partitions are also derived.

    Citation: Guo-Niu Han, Huan Xiong. Skew doubled shifted plane partitions: Calculus and asymptotics[J]. Electronic Research Archive, 2021, 29(1): 1841-1857. doi: 10.3934/era.2020094

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  • In this paper, we establish a new summation formula for Schur processes, called the complete summation formula. As an application, we obtain the generating function and the asymptotic formula for the number of doubled shifted plane partitions, which can be viewed as plane partitions "shifted at the two sides". We prove that the order of the asymptotic formula depends only on the diagonal width of the doubled shifted plane partition, not on the profile (the skew zone) itself. By using similar methods, the generating function and the asymptotic formula for the number of symmetric cylindric partitions are also derived.



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