Geometric & Functional Analysis GAFA

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 467–482

Equilateral Sets in lpn


    • Institute for Advanced StudyPrinceton University
    • School of Mathematical SciencesTel Aviv University
  • Pavel Pudlák
    • Mathematical InstituteAcademy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00039-003-0418-7

Cite this article as:
Alon, N. & Pudlák, P. Geom. funct. anal. (2003) 13: 467. doi:10.1007/s00039-003-0418-7


We show that for every odd integer p ≥1 there is an absolute positive constantcp, so that the maximum cardinality of a set of vectors in Rn such that the lp distance between any pair is precisely 1, is at most cpn log n. We prove some upper bounds for other lp norms as well.


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