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Dr. Elisabeth Finhold

Foto Zentrum Mathematik
Technische Universität München
D-85747 Garching bei München

Office: 02.04.060
Tel.: +49 89 289-16891
Fax: +49 89 289-16859
Email: finholdtum.de

I am a doctoral student of Prof. Dr. Raymond Hemmecke in the TopMath program.

Research Interests

  • Optimality certificates in integer programming (Graver bases and circuits)
  • Diameters of polyhedra


  • S. Borgwardt, J. A. De Loera, E. Finhold, and J. Miller: The Hierarchy of Circuit Diameters and Transportation Polytopes (2014) arXiv 
  • S. Borgwardt, J. A. De Loera, and E. Finhold: Edges vs Circuits: a Hierarchy of Diameters in Polyhedra (2014) arXiv 
  • S. Borgwardt, E. Finhold, and R. Hemmecke: Quadratic diameter bounds for dual network flow polyhedra (2014) arXiv 
  • S. Borgwardt, E. Finhold, and R. Hemmecke: On the circuit diameter of dual transportation polyhedra. To appear in SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics. arXiv 
  • E. Finhold and R. Hemmecke: Lower bounds on the Graver complexity of M-fold matrices. To appear in Annals of Combinatorics. arXiv 

Conferences and workshops



Research Unit M9

Department of Mathematics
Boltzmannstraße 3
85748 Garching b. München
phone:+49 89 289-16858
fax:+49 089 289-16859


Prof. Dr. Peter Gritzmann
Applied Geometry and Discrete Mathematics

Prof. Dr. Stefan Weltge
Discrete Mathematics

Prof. Dr. Andreas S. Schulz
Mathematics of Operations Research
(affiliated member of M9)


Feb 2018
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