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### What is the most efficient way to "look up" a face in the face lattice of a polyhedron?

Say I have a polyhedron p with face lattice L = p.face_lattice(). I want to define x as the element of L defined as the convex hull of vertices <0 1 4> of p. What is the most efficient way to define x?

### What is the most efficient way to "look up" a face in the face lattice of a polyhedron?

Say I have a polyhedron p with face lattice L = p.face_lattice(). I want to define x as the element of L defined as the convex hull of vertices <0 1 4>3> of p. What is the most efficient way to define x?

For example, consider

sage: p = polytopes.simplex(3)
sage: for v in p.vertices():
print '\tIndex {}:'.format(v.index()), v
....:
Index 0: A vertex at (0, 0, 0, 1)
Index 1: A vertex at (0, 0, 1, 0)
Index 2: A vertex at (0, 1, 0, 0)
Index 3: A vertex at (1, 0, 0, 0)


We see that p has four vertices. The vertices indexed by 0, 1, and 3 are the vertices of a face of p. This is confirmed:

sage: L = p.face_lattice()
sage: list(L)
[<>,
<0>,
<1>,
<2>,
<3>,
<0,1>,
<0,2>,
<1,2>,
<0,3>,
<1,3>,
<2,3>,
<0,1,2>,
<0,1,3>,
<0,2,3>,
<1,2,3>,
<0,1,2,3>]


I want to define x as the face in p.face_lattice() given by these vertices. Of course, I could do this by hand with x = list(L), but I want a way to automate this.

### What is the most efficient way to "look up" a face in the face lattice of a polyhedron?

Say I have a polyhedron p with face lattice L = p.face_lattice(). I want to define x as the element of L defined as the convex hull of vertices <0 1 3> of p. What is the most efficient way to define x?

For example, consider

sage: p = polytopes.simplex(3)
sage: for v in p.vertices():
print '\tIndex {}:'.format(v.index()), v
....:
Index 0: A vertex at (0, 0, 0, 1)
Index 1: A vertex at (0, 0, 1, 0)
Index 2: A vertex at (0, 1, 0, 0)
Index 3: A vertex at (1, 0, 0, 0)


We see that p has four vertices.

The vertices indexed by 0, 1, and 3 are the vertices of a face of p. This is confirmed:

sage: L = p.face_lattice()
sage: list(L)
[<>,
<0>,
<1>,
<2>,
<3>,
<0,1>,
<0,2>,
<1,2>,
<0,3>,
<1,3>,
<2,3>,
<0,1,2>,
<0,1,3>,
<0,2,3>,
<1,2,3>,
<0,1,2,3>]


I want to define x as the face in p.face_lattice() given by these vertices. Of course, I could do this by hand with x = list(L), but I want a way to automate this.