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Finite filtrations of modules and shellable multicomplexes



We introduce pretty clean modules, extending the notion of clean modules by Dress, and show that pretty clean modules are sequentially Cohen–Macaulay. We also extend a theorem of Dress on shellable simplicial complexes to multicomplexes.

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

13C13 13C14 05E99 16W70 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fachbereich Mathematik und InformatikUniversität Duisburg–EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Mathematics “Simion Stoilow”University of BucharestBucharestRomania

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