Note on prime representations of convex polyhedral sets

A. Boneh, R.J. Caron, F.W. Lemire, J.F. McDonald, Jan Telgen, T. Vorst

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Consider a convex polyhedral set represented by a system of linear inequalities. A prime representation of the polyhedron is one that contains no redundant constraints. We present a sharp upper bound on the difference between the cardinalities of any two primes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-142
JournalJournal of optimization theory and applications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1989


  • METIS-142929
  • redundancy
  • minimal representation
  • linear inequalities
  • prime representation
  • IR-85964
  • Convex polyhedral sets

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