Random walk in a weyl chamber

Ira M. Gessel, Doron Zeilberger

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Abstract

The classical Ballot problem that counts the number of ways of walking from the origin and staying within the wedgex1 ≥x1 ≥.≥xnwhich is a Weyl chamber for the symmetric group), using positive unit steps, is generalized to general Weyl groups and general sets of steps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the American Mathematical Society
Volume115
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1992
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics(all)

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