Annals of Combinatorics

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 769–779 | Cite as

Prisms and Pyramids of Shelling Components

  • Richard EhrenborgEmail author


We study how the shelling components behave under the pyramid and prism operations. As a consequence we obtain a concise recursion for the cubical shelling contributions.


Cd-index Quasi-graded posets Shelling components Whitney stratifications 

Mathematics Subject Classification

06A07 52B05 57N80 



The author thanks Margaret Readdy for her comments on an earlier draft of this paper. The author was partially supported by National Science Foundation grant DMS 0902063.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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