Last update: 13 March 2014
We thank Georgia Benkart and Louis Solomon for numerous interesting discussions and their avid interest in our work. R. Leduc expresses his gratitude to Georgia Benkart for graudate student support from her National Science Foundation grant. A. Ram thanks all of the members of the audience of the quantum groups course at the University of Wisconsin during the spring of 1994 for their interest and helpful suggestions, and for coming three days a week so early in the morning.
This is a typed version of the paper A Ribbon Hopf Algebra Approach to the Irreducible Representations of Centralizer Algebras: The Brauer, Birman-Wenzl, and Type A Iwahori-Hecke Algebras by Robert and Arun
The paper was received June 24, 1994; accepted September 12, 1994.
Supported in part by National Science Foundation Grant DMS-9300523 to the University of Wisconsin.
Supported in part by National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship DMS-9107863.