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Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-6850(online) ISSN 0002-9947(print)

Graded Lie algebras of the second kind


Author: Jih Hsin Chêng
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 302 (1987), 467-488
MSC: Primary 17B70; Secondary 32F25, 53C35
MathSciNet review: 891630
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Abstract: The associated Lie algebra of the Cartan connection for an abstract CR-hypersurface admits a gradation of the second kind. In this article, we give two ways to characterize this kind of graded Lie algebras, namely, geometric characterization in terms of symmetric spaces and algebraic characterization in terms of root systems. A complete list of this class of Lie algebras is given.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1987-0891630-X
PII: S 0002-9947(1987)0891630-X
Article copyright: © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society