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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

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Tverberg’s theorem is 50 years old: A survey
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This survey presents an overview of the advances around Tverberg’s theorem, focusing on the last two decades. We discuss the topological, linear-algebraic, and combinatorial aspects of Tverberg’s theorem and its applications. The survey contains several open problems and conjectures.
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  • Imre Bárány
  • Affiliation: Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H-1364 Budapest Pf. 127 Hungary; and Department of Mathematics, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
  • MR Author ID: 30885
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  • Pablo Soberón
  • Affiliation: Mathematics Department, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
  • MR Author ID: 924529
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-2347-4279
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  • Received by editor(s): December 17, 2017
  • Published electronically: June 19, 2018
  • Additional Notes: The first author was partly supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DMS-1440140 and was also supported by Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office Grants No. K111827 and K116769.
  • © Copyright 2018 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 55 (2018), 459-492
  • MSC (2010): Primary 52A35, 52A37
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  • MathSciNet review: 3854075