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Essential chains and homotopy type of posets

Author: Anders Björner
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 116 (1992), 1179-1181
MSC: Primary 06A06
MathSciNet review: 1140664
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Abstract: A short proof of a result of Billera, Kapranov, and Sturmfels (Cellular strings on polytopes, preprint, 1991), verifying a homotopy type conjecture of Baues (Geometry of loop spaces and the cobar construction, Mem. Amer. Math. Soc., no. 230, 1980), is given.

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PII: S 0002-9939(1992)1140664-6
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