A geometric interpretation of Stanley's monotonicity theorem

Stapledon, Alan
Description
We present a new geometric proof of Stanley's monotonicity theorem for lattice polytopes, using an interpretation of $\delta$-polynomials of lattice polytopes in terms of orbifold Chow rings.
Comment: 5 pages
Keywords
Mathematics - Combinatorics, Mathematics - Algebraic Geometry, 52B20, 14M25, 14C15, 14N35