# Klee-Minty cube vertices for D=5

According to Wikipedia (but this is well known), A Klee-Minty cube in $D$ dimensions is defined by

$x_1\leq 5$

$4 x_1 + x_2 \leq 25$

$8 x_1 + 4 x_2 + x_3 \leq 125$

$16 x_1 + 8 x_2 + 4 x_3 + x_4 \leq 625$

$32 x_1+ 16 x_2 + 8 x_3 + 4 x_4 + x_5 \leq 3125$

$\vdots \vdots$

$2^D x_1 + 2^{D-1} x_2 + 2^{D-2} x_3 + \ldots + 4 x_{D-1} + x_D \leq 5^D$

$x_1 \geq 0$

$x_2 \geq 0$

$x_3 \geq 0$

$x_4 \geq 0$

$x_5 \geq 0$

This polyhedron has $2^D$ vertices. How can I find them?

I have tried the following code for $D = 5$ --- that is 32 vertices.

A = matrix(QQ, 10, 5,
[0, 0, 0, 0, -1,
0, 0, 0, -1, -4,
0, 0, -1, -4, -8,
0, -1, -4, -8, -16,
-1, -4, -8, -16, -32,
1, 0, 0, 0, 0,
0, 1, 0, 0, 0,
0, 0, 1, 0, 0,
0, 0, 0, 1, 0,
0, 0, 0, 0, 1])
show(LatexExpr(r"\text{A = }"), A)
b = vector(QQ, [5, 254, 125, 625, 3125, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0])
show(LatexExpr(r"\text{b = }"), b)
c = vector(QQ, [2^4, 2^3, 2^2, 2^1, 2^0])
show(LatexExpr(r"\text{c = }"), c)
AA = matrix(list(list([b]) + list(transpose(A))))
show(transpose(AA))
pol = Polyhedron(ieqs=AA)
pol.Hrepresentation()


But I am far away from the account and some of the vertices are in the negative part of the hyperplane (which is impossible). Need some help to decipher my mistake(s). Thanks.

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Une erreur ici:

254 != 25

( 2020-11-23 17:13:44 +0100 )edit

Thanks to have sen that error but it doesn't change the fact that I could not find the vertices.

( 2020-11-23 18:50:51 +0100 )edit

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In addition to the typo, you displayed the correct transpose(AA) but you accidentally passed the un-transposed AA as the ieqs argument to Polyhedron. It should be:

sage: pol = Polyhedron(ieqs=transpose(AA))
sage: pol.Hrepresentation()
(An inequality (-1, -4, -8, -16, -32) x + 3125 >= 0,
An inequality (0, -1, -4, -8, -16) x + 625 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 0, -1, -4, -8) x + 125 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 0, 0, -1, -4) x + 25 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 0, 0, 0, -1) x + 5 >= 0,
An inequality (1, 0, 0, 0, 0) x + 0 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 0, 0, 0, 1) x + 0 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 0, 0, 1, 0) x + 0 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 0, 1, 0, 0) x + 0 >= 0,
An inequality (0, 1, 0, 0, 0) x + 0 >= 0)
sage: len(pol.vertices())
32
sage: pol.vertices()
(A vertex at (3125, 0, 0, 0, 0),
A vertex at (865, 505, 0, 5, 5),
A vertex at (1625, 125, 125, 0, 0),
A vertex at (1225, 325, 25, 25, 0),
A vertex at (1385, 245, 65, 5, 5),
A vertex at (1465, 205, 85, 0, 5),
A vertex at (785, 545, 0, 0, 5),
A vertex at (625, 625, 0, 0, 0),
A vertex at (1025, 425, 0, 25, 0),
A vertex at (2725, 0, 0, 25, 0),
A vertex at (2885, 0, 0, 5, 5),
A vertex at (2125, 0, 125, 0, 0),
A vertex at (2525, 0, 25, 25, 0),
A vertex at (2365, 0, 65, 5, 5),
A vertex at (2285, 0, 85, 0, 5),
A vertex at (2965, 0, 0, 0, 5),
A vertex at (0, 0, 0, 0, 5),
A vertex at (0, 0, 0, 0, 0),
A vertex at (0, 505, 0, 5, 5),
A vertex at (0, 125, 125, 0, 0),
A vertex at (0, 325, 25, 25, 0),
A vertex at (0, 245, 65, 5, 5),
A vertex at (0, 205, 85, 0, 5),
A vertex at (0, 545, 0, 0, 5),
A vertex at (0, 625, 0, 0, 0),
A vertex at (0, 425, 0, 25, 0),
A vertex at (0, 0, 0, 25, 0),
A vertex at (0, 0, 0, 5, 5),
A vertex at (0, 0, 125, 0, 0),
A vertex at (0, 0, 25, 25, 0),
A vertex at (0, 0, 65, 5, 5),
A vertex at (0, 0, 85, 0, 5))

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Thanks I am profoundly stupid.

( 2020-11-23 22:27:09 +0100 )edit

Don't worry; an expert is someone who has made every possible mistake :)

( 2020-11-23 22:46:33 +0100 )edit

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