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Lie groups locally isomorphic to generalized Heisenberg groups

Authors: Hiroshi Tamaru and Hisashi Yoshida
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 136 (2008), 3247-3254
MSC (2000): Primary 53C30; Secondary 22E25
Published electronically: April 22, 2008
MathSciNet review: 2407090
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Abstract: We classify connected Lie groups which are locally isomorphic to generalized Heisenberg groups. For a given generalized Heisenberg group $ N$, there is a one-to-one correspondence between the set of isomorphism classes of connected Lie groups which are locally isomorphic to $ N$ and a union of certain quotients of noncompact Riemannian symmetric spaces.

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Hiroshi Tamaru
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8526, Japan

Hisashi Yoshida
Affiliation: Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan

Keywords: Generalized Heisenberg groups, automorphism groups, local isomorphisms of Lie groups
Received by editor(s): October 11, 2006
Published electronically: April 22, 2008
Additional Notes: The first author was supported in part by Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) 17740039, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan.
Communicated by: Dan M. Barbasch
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