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Associate Professor David Yost

Associate Professor, Mathematics

School of Engineering, IT and Phys. Sci.

Section/Portfolio:

Mathematics

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

Chebyshev Multivariate Polynomial Approximation and Point Reduction Procedure

We apply the methods of nonsmooth and convex analysis to extend the study of Chebyshev (uniform)...

Zero duality gap conditions via abstract convexity?

Using tools provided by the theory of abstract convexity, we extend conditions for zero duality...

Almost Simplicial Polytopes: The Lower and Upper Bound Theorems

We study -vertex -dimensional polytopes with at most one nonsimplex facet with, say, vertices,...

Observations on the separable quotient problem for banach spaces

The longstanding Banach-Mazur separable quotient problem asks whether every infinite-dimensional...

Polytopes Close to Being Simple

Schur Functions for Approximation Problems

In this paper we propose a new approach to least squares approximation problems. This approach is...

Lower bound theorems for general polytopes

For a d-dimensional polytope with v vertices, d+1≤v≤2d, we calculate precisely the minimum...

On the Reconstruction of Polytopes

Blind and Mani, and later Kalai, showed that the face lattice of a simple polytope is determined...

Thin sets of constant width

We prove that every Banach space which admits an unconditional basis can be renormed to contain a...

Chebyshev Multivariate Polynomial Approximation: Alternance Interpretation

In this paper, we derive optimality conditions for Chebyshev approximation of multivariate...

Compact Convex Sets with Prescribed Facial Dimensions

While faces of a polytope form a well structured lattice, in which faces of each possible...

The excess degree of a polytope

We define the excess degree \xi (P) of a d-polytope P as 2f1 - df0, where f0 and f1 denote the...

Almost simplicial polytopes: The lower and upper bound theorems

This is an extended abstract of the full version. We study n-vertex d-dimensional polytopes with...

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More Indecomposable Polyhedra

We apply combinatorial methods to a geometric problem: the classification of polytopes, in terms...

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Quasilinear mappings, M-ideals and polyhedra

We survey the connection between two results from rather different areas: failure of the 3-space...

Lipschitz selections for multifunctions

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A Different Johnson-Lindenstrauss Space

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Decomposability of Polytopes

Integration: Reversing traditional pedagogy

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Uniformly non-hexagonal Banach spaces

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Some indecomposable polyhedra

Colocality and twisted sums of Banach spaces

Using the relation between subspaces of Banach spaces and quotients of their duals, we introduce...

Reducible polytopes

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Extending operators into L-infinity spaces under a twisted light

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Reducible convex sets

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Twisted sums with C(K) spaces

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Applications of inverse limits to extensions of operators and approximation of Lipschitz functions

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