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Low Dimensional Topology

During this quantity, that is devoted to H. Seifert, are papers in keeping with talks given on the Isle of Thorns convention on low dimensional topology held in 1982.

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If C is convex then rel int C and C are convex. 6 (13) Superfluous mingling of terms as in relatively nonempty set would be an unfortunate consequence. From the opposite perspective, some authors use the term full or full-dimensional to describe a set having nonempty interior. 3), although relative closure is superfluous. 1] 40 CHAPTER 2. CONVEX GEOMETRY (a) R2 (b) (c) Figure 12: (a) Closed convex set. (b) Neither open, closed, or convex. 3). 49] are convex. (c) Open convex set. 3] int{x} = ∅ = ∅ the empty set is both open and closed.

14 54 CHAPTER 2. CONVEX GEOMETRY PT 3 R3 R B P T (B) x PTx Figure 19: Linear noninjective mapping P T x = A†Ax : R3 → R3 of three-dimensional Euclidean body B has affine dimension 2 under projection on rowspace of fat full-rank matrix A ∈ R2×3 . Set of coefficients of orthogonal projection T B = {Ax | x ∈ B} is isomorphic with projection P (T B) [sic]. , T represented by skinny-or-square full-rank matrices. (Figure 18) An important consequence of this fact is: Affine dimension, of any n-dimensional Euclidean body in domain of operator T , is invariant to linear injective transformation.

2. VECTORIZED-MATRIX INNER PRODUCT R2 (a) 51 R3 (b) Figure 17: (a) Cube in R3 projected on paper-plane R2 . Subspace projection operator is not an isomorphism because new adjacencies are introduced. (b) Tesseract is a projection of hypercube in R4 on R3 . More generally, vwT in (38) may be replaced with any particular matrix Z ∈ Rp×k while convexity of set Z , C ⊆ R persists. Further, by replacing v and w with any particular respective matrices U and W of dimension compatible with all elements of convex set C , then set U TCW is convex by the inverse image theorem because it is a linear mapping of C .