Exact hyperplane covers for subsets of the hypercube

  title={Exact hyperplane covers for subsets of the hypercube},
  author={James Aaronson and C. Groenland and A. Grzesik and Tom Johnston and Bartlomiej Kielak},
  journal={Discret. Math.},
Alon and Furedi (1993) showed that the number of hyperplanes required to cover $\{0,1\}^n\setminus \{0\}$ without covering $0$ is $n$. We initiate the study of such exact hyperplane covers of the hypercube for other subsets of the hypercube. In particular, we provide exact solutions for covering $\{0,1\}^n$ while missing up to four points and give asymptotic bounds in the general case. Several interesting questions are left open. 
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