DMTCS Proceedings, Discrete Models for Complex Systems, DMCS'03

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Dynamics of the Picking transformation on integer partitions

Phan Ti, Ha Duong, Éric Thierry


This paper studies a conservative transformation defined on families of finite sets. It consists in removing one element from each set and adding a new set composed of the removed elements. This transformation is conservative in the sense that the union of all sets of the family always remains the same.

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