Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 159, Issue 1, pp 221–242 | Cite as

Neighborly cubical polytopes and spheres

  • Michael Joswig
  • Thilo Rörig


We prove that the neighborly cubical polytopes studied by Günter M. Ziegler and the first named author [14] arise as a special case of the neighborly cubical spheres constructed by Babson, Billera and Chan [4]. By relating the two constructions we obtain an explicit description of a non-polytopal neighborly cubical sphere and, further, a new proof of the fact that the cubical equivelar surfaces of McMullen, Schulz and Wills [16] can be embedded into ℝ3.


Simplicial Complex Vector Representation Face Lattice Boundary Sphere Cubical Complex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Joswig
    • 1
  • Thilo Rörig
    • 2
  1. 1.Fachbereich Mathematik, AG 7TU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Mathematik, MA 6-2TU BerlinBerlinGermany

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