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Non-Normal Very Ample Polytopes - Constructions and Examples

We answer several questions posed by Beck, Cox, Delgado, Gubeladze, Haase, Hibi, Higashitani, and Maclagan in [Cox et al. 14, Question 3.5 (1),(2), Question 3.6], [Beck et al. 15, Conjecture 3.5(a),(b)], and [Hasse et al. 07, Open question 3 (a),(b) p. 2310, Question p. 2316] by constructing a new family of non-normal very ample polytopes. These polytopes are certain segmental fibrations of unimodular graph polytopes, we explicitly compute their invariants - Hilbert function, Ehrhart polynomial, and gap vector.


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