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On the extension complexity of combinatorial polytopes. (English) Zbl 1336.90095
Summary: In this paper we extend recent results of Fiorini et al. on the extension complexity of the cut polytope and related polyhedra. We first describe a lifting argument to show exponential extension complexity for a number of NP-complete problems including subset-sum and three dimensional matching. We then obtain a relationship between the extension complexity of the cut polytope of a graph and that of its graph minors. Using this we are able to show exponential extension complexity for the cut polytope of a large number of graphs, including those used in quantum information and suspensions of cubic planar graphs.

MSC:
90C35 Programming involving graphs or networks
90C60 Abstract computational complexity for mathematical programming problems
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