Prisms and pyramids of shelling components

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We study how the shelling components behave under the pyramid and prism operations. As a consequence we obtain a concise recursion for the cubical shelling contributions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)769-779
Number of pages11
JournalAnnals of Combinatorics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The author thanks Margaret Readdy for her comments on an earlier draft of this paper. The author was partially supported by National Science Foundation grant DMS 0902063.

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  • Cd-index
  • Quasi-graded posets
  • Shelling components
  • Whitney stratifications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics

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