Maps and Δ-matroids revisited

  • Rémi Cocou Avohou The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Senegal
  • Brigitte Servatius Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3729-3399
  • Herman Servatius Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States
Keywords: Matroid, Δ-matroid, cellular map, topological surface

Abstract

Using Tutte’s combinatorial definition of a map we define a Δ-matroid purely combinatorially and show that it is identical to Bouchet’s topological definition.

Published
2020-09-22
Section
Articles