, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 129–136 | Cite as

The universality theorem for neighborly polytopes

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In this note, we prove that every open primary basic semialgebraic set is stably equivalent to the realization space of a neighborly simplicial polytope. This in particular provides the final step for Mnëv‘s proof of the universality theorem for simplicial polytopes.

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

52B40 52C40 14P10 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Einstein Institute for MathematicsHebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu - Paris Rive GaucheUniversit Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 06)ParisFrance

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