Random Partition

A random partition of a number n is one of the P(n) possible partitions of n, where P(n) is the partition function P. A random partition can be given by RandomPartition[n] in the Wolfram Language package Combinatorica` .

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Nijenhuis, A. and Wilf, H. Combinatorial Algorithms for Computers and Calculators, 2nd ed. New York: Academic Press, 1978.Skiena, S. "Random Partitions." §2.1.5 in Implementing Discrete Mathematics: Combinatorics and Graph Theory with Mathematica. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, pp. 58-59, 1990.

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Random Partition

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Random Partition." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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