Binomial arithmetical rank of edge ideals of forests

Kyouko Kimura, Naoki Terai

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We prove that the binomial arithmetical rank of the edge ideal of a forest coincides with its big height.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1925-1932
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of the American Mathematical Society
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Binomial arithmetical rank
  • Edge ideal
  • Primitive tree
  • Tree-like system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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