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Re: Partition Function


In article <d7k3qf$ooq$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 "Shug Boabby" <Shug.Boabby at gmail.com> wrote:

> is there any way to get mathematica to return the actual partitions of
> an integer? the only functions related to this, (e.g.
> http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PartitionFunctionP.html) only return the
> *number* of partitions, not the actual partititons (including
> permutations) themselves.
> 
> e.g. for 4, i'd like a function to return
>  {{1,1,1,1}, {2,1,1}, {1,2,1}, {1,1,2}, {3,1}, {2,2}, {1,3}, {4}}
> 
> with the ordering of the partitions not being important

  << DiscreteMath`

  Flatten[Permutations /@ Partitions[4], 1]

See also 

  IntegerPartitions[4]

Cheers,
Paul

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