By Günter M. Ziegler
Based on a graduate path on the Technische Universität, Berlin, those lectures current a wealth of fabric at the glossy idea of convex polytopes. the easy exposition gains many illustrations, and whole proofs for many theorems. With in basic terms linear algebra as a prerequisite, it takes the reader quick from the fundamentals to issues of modern examine. The lectures introduce simple proof approximately polytopes, with an emphasis on equipment that yield the implications, speak about very important examples and stylish structures, and express the thrill of present paintings within the box. they'll offer fascinating and relaxing examining for researchers in addition to students.
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