• Branko Grünbaum
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 221)


The present chapter contains the fundamental concepts and facts on which we rely in the sequel. Polytopes, their faces and combinatorial types, complexes, Schlegel diagrams, combinatorial equivalence, duality, and polarity are the main topics discussed.


Compact Convex Combinatorial Type Polyhedral Complex Proper Face Vertex Figure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Branko Grünbaum
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Washington, SeattleSeattleUSA

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