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Lebesgue measure of set of equidistant points with respect to a finite set

Let $X$ be a finite subset of $\mathbb{R}^n$; equip $d$ with a metric, and let $\emptyset \subset X\subseteq \mathbb{R}^n$ be of cardinality $N>0$. What requirements on my metric do I need so ...
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Convex Triangulations II

While the original question Convex triangulations was aimed at the existence and calculation of convex triangulations of a given set of $n$ points in the Euclidean plane, I would like to ask the ...
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Definition of convex hulls via maximal sets of interior-disjoint simplices

Let the simplex cover of a finite set $\mathcal{P}\subset \mathbb{E}^n,\ n\,\le\, k:=\operatorname{card}(\mathcal{P})\,\lt\infty$ of points in Euclidean $n$-space of which no $n+1$ are co-hyperplanar,...
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Convex triangulations

Given a set of $n$ points in the Euclidean plane of which no three are collinear, does there always exist a convex triangulation and how can one be found algorithmically? In this context a convex ...
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enumerate line partitions of points in the plane

Let $S$ be a nonempty subset of $\mathbb{R}^2$ and $l$ a line in $\mathbb{R}^2$ disjoint from $S$. Then $l$ partitions $S$ into two disjoint sets $S = S_1 \cup S_2$ in the obvious way. Note that, at ...
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8-partition of a planar convex body by 4 concurrent lines

It is known1 that any convex body $K$ in the plane can be partitioned into $6$ equal-area pieces by $3$ concurrent lines which meet at a point in $K$. Call this a $6$-partition. This result cannot be ...
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“quantum” symmetric plane partitions beget alternating sign matrices?

The "quantum" version qTSPP of the number of totally symmetric plane partitions, contained in the cube $[0,n]^3$, is enumerated by $$f_n(q):=\prod_{j=1}^n\prod_{k=1}^j\prod_{\ell=1}^k\frac{1-q^{j+k+\...
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Counting higher-dimensional partitions with symmetric function theory

My coauthors and I are writing a (mostly expository) paper in which we construct the Specht module. Our proof that the Specht module is irreducible in characteristic zero implies the following ...