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Asymptotics for the number of standard tableaux of skew shape and for weighted lozenge tilings

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 October 2021

Alejandro H. Morales*
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMass, Amherst, MA
Igor Pak
Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Martin Tassy
Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
*Corresponding author. Email:


We prove and generalise a conjecture in [MPP4] about the asymptotics of $\frac{1}{\sqrt{n!}} f^{\lambda/\mu}$ , where $f^{\lambda/\mu}$ is the number of standard Young tableaux of skew shape $\lambda/\mu$ which have stable limit shape under the $1/\sqrt{n}$ scaling. The proof is based on the variational principle on the partition function of certain weighted lozenge tilings.

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