On Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials for symmetric groups

Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials are important and mysterious objects in representation theory. Here we present a new formula for their computation for symmetric groups based on the Bruhat graph. Our approach suggests a solution to the combinatorial invariance conjecture for symmetric groups, a well-known conjecture formulated by Lusztig and Dyer in the 1980s.

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