
REFERENCES

A. Bjorner, M. Las Vergnas, B. Sturmfels, N. White and G. M. Ziegler, Oriented Matroids, Encyclopedia of Mathematics 46, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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Victor Reiner, The generalized Baues problem, in New Perspectives in Algebraic Combinatorics (Berkeley, CA, 19961997), 293336, Math. Sci. Res. Inst. Publ., 38, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1999.


EXAMPLE

For any Z(d,d), there is a unique tiling therefore the first term of the series is 0. Likewise, there are always two tilings of Z(d+1,d) with a flip between them, therefore the second term of the series is 1.
