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Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
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Tangential flatness and global rigidity
of higher rank lattice actions

Author: Nantian Qian
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 349 (1997), 657-673
MSC (1991): Primary 22E40, 58E40
MathSciNet review: 1401783
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Abstract: We establish the continuous tangential flatness for orientable
weakly Cartan actions of higher rank lattices. As a corollary, we obtain the global rigidity of Anosov Cartan actions.

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Nantian Qian
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208283, New Haven, Connecticut 06520

PII: S 0002-9947(97)01857-6
Keywords: Rigidity of group actions, Lie groups, dynamical systems
Received by editor(s): December 13, 1994
Article copyright: © Copyright 1997 American Mathematical Society