Oriented Matroids / Edition 2

Oriented Matroids / Edition 2

by Anders Bjorner, Michel Las Vergnas, Bernd Sturmfels, Neil White
     
 

ISBN-10: 052177750X

ISBN-13: 9780521777506

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This second edition of the first comprehensive, accessible account of the subject is intended for a diverse audience: graduate students who wish to learn the subject, researchers in the various fields of application who want to concentrate on certain theoretical aspects, and specialists who need a thorough reference work. For the second edition, the authors

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This second edition of the first comprehensive, accessible account of the subject is intended for a diverse audience: graduate students who wish to learn the subject, researchers in the various fields of application who want to concentrate on certain theoretical aspects, and specialists who need a thorough reference work. For the second edition, the authors have greatly expanded the bibliography to ensure that it is comprehensive and up-to-date, and have also added an appendix surveying research since the first edition. A list of exercises and open problems ends each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521777506
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications Series, #46
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Notation; 1. A first orientation session; 2. A second orientation session; 3. Axiomatics; 4. From face lattices to topology; 5. Topological models for oriented matroids; 6. Arrangements of pseudolines; 7. Constructions; 8. Realizability; 9. Convex polytopes; 10. Linear programming; Appendix: Some current frontiers of research; Bibliography; Index.

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