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Compactifications of Symmetric and Locally Symmetric Spaces

Armand Borel and Lizhen Ji
Publisher: 
Birkhäuser
Publication Date: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
479
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Mathematics: Theory and Applications
Price: 
79.95
ISBN: 
0-8176-3247-6
Category: 
Monograph
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* Preface

* Introduction

Part I: Compactifications of Riemannian Symmetric Spaces

* Review of Classical Compactifications of Symmetric Spaces

* Uniform Construction of Compactifications of Symmetric Spaces

* Properties of Compactifications of Symmetric Spaces

Part II: Smooth Compactifications of Semisimple Symmetric Spaces

* Smooth Compactifications of Riemannian Symmetric Spaces G / K

* Semisimple Symmetric Spaces G / H

* The Real Points of Complex Symmetric Spaces Defined Over R

* The DeConcini–Procesi Compactification of a Complex Symmetric Space and its Real Points

* The Oshima–Sekiguchi Compactification of G / K and Comparison with G/Hw (R)

Part III: Compactifications of Locally Symmetric Spaces

* Classical Compactifications of Locally Symmetric Spaces

* Uniform Construction of Compactifications of Locally Symmetric Spaces

* Properties of Compactifications of Locally Symmetric Spaces

* Subgroup Compactifications of o \ G

* Metric Properties of Compactifications of Locally Symmetric Spaces o \ X

* References

* Index

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