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Obstacles to decomposition theorems for sixth-root-of-unity matroids. (English) Zbl 1310.05042
Summary: We construct an infinite family of highly connected sixth-root-of-unity matroids that are not near-regular. This family is an obstacle to any decomposition theorem for sixth-root-of-unity matroids in terms of near-regular matroids.

05B35 Combinatorial aspects of matroids and geometric lattices
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