A Young diagram, also called a Ferrers Diagram, represents Partitions as patterns of dots, with
the th row having the same number of dots as the th term in the Partition. A Young diagram of the Partition

for a list , , ..., of Positive Integers with is therefore the arrangement of dots or square boxes in rows, such that the dots or boxes are left-justified, the first row is of length , the second row is of length , and so on, with the th row of length . The above diagram corresponds to one of the possible partitions of 100.

**References**

Messiah, A. Appendix D in *Quantum Mechanics, 2 vols*. Amsterdam, Netherlands: North-Holland, p. 1113, 1961-62.

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