, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 167-180

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On the fractional matching polytope of a hypergraph

  • Z. FürediAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, University of IllinoisMathematical Institute of the, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • , J. KahnAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, Rutgers University
  • , P. D. SeymourAffiliated with

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For a hypergraph ℋ andb:ℋ→ℝ+ define
Conjecture. There is a matching ℳ of ℋ such that

For uniform ℋ andb constant this is the main theorem of [4]. Here we prove the conjecture if ℋ is uniform or intersecting, orb is constant.

AMS Subject Classification Code (1991)

05 D 15