Pilaud, Vincent and Stump, Christian - Generalized associahedra via brick polytopes

dmtcs:3021 - Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science, January 1, 2012, DMTCS Proceedings vol. AR, 24th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2012)
Generalized associahedra via brick polytopes

Authors: Pilaud, Vincent and Stump, Christian

We generalize the brick polytope of V. Pilaud and F. Santos to spherical subword complexes for finite Coxeter groups. This construction provides polytopal realizations for a certain class of subword complexes containing all cluster complexes of finite types. For the latter, the brick polytopes turn out to coincide with the known realizations of generalized associahedra, thus opening new perspectives on these constructions. This new approach yields in particular the vertex description and a relevant Minkowski sum decomposition of generalized associahedra.


Volume: DMTCS Proceedings vol. AR, 24th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2012)
Section: Proceedings
Published on: January 1, 2012
Submitted on: January 31, 2017
Keywords: Coxeter-Catalan combinatorics,subword complexes,cluster complexes,generalized associahedra,Coxeter- sortable elements,Cambrian lattices,Cambrian fans,20F55, 52B11, 06A07,[MATH.MATH-CO] Mathematics [math]/Combinatorics [math.CO]


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