Parity binomial edge ideals
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- Kahle, T., Sarmiento, C. & Windisch, T. J Algebr Comb (2016) 44: 99. doi:10.1007/s10801-015-0657-3
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Parity binomial edge ideals of simple undirected graphs are introduced. Unlike binomial edge ideals, they do not have square-free Gröbner bases and are radical if and only if the graph is bipartite or the characteristic of the ground field is not two. The minimal primes are determined and shown to encode combinatorics of even and odd walks in the graph. A mesoprimary decomposition is determined and shown to be a primary decomposition in characteristic two.