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The Algebraic Structures Associated to Spanning Trees

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dc.contributor.author Hala Tahir, CIIT/FA10-MSMATH-003/LHR
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-17T05:41:47Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-17T05:41:47Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/189
dc.description Supervisor Dr. Imran Anwar Assistant Professor Department Mathematics Lahore Campus. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Lahore Campus. en_US
dc.description.abstract In this thesis, we introduce the concept of spanning simplicial complex s(G) corresponding to finite simple graph G(V, E). These simplicial complexes are of worth-importance as they build a nice connection between algebra and combinatorics. We explore some algebraic invariants in between finite simple graphs and simplicial complexes arising from the spanning trees of these graphs. In particular, we characterize stanely-reisner ideals IN ( s(Cn )) of spanning simplicial complexes of cyclic graphs. For s(Cn ), we give the formulation of f-vector and h-vector. Moreover, we compute the formula to calculate the Hilbert series of k[ s(Cn)] and most importantly, we show that simplicial complexes arising from the spanning trees of cyclic graphs are shellable. We also give the formula for f-vector of spanning simplicial complex corresponding to friendship graph and computed the Hilbert series of stanely-reisner ring k[ s(Fn )] of this complex. We discuss the primary decomposition of the facet ideal of s(Fn) and give all its the associated primes. At the end, we show that the facet ideal of spanning simplicial complex of friendship graph is unmixed of height 2. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore en_US
dc.subject Mathematics en_US
dc.title The Algebraic Structures Associated to Spanning Trees en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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