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Descent of affine buildings - II. Minimal angle $\pi /3$ and exceptional quadrangles

Author: Koen Struyve
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 366 (2014), 4367-4381
MSC (2010): Primary 51E24, 20E42
Published electronically: April 16, 2014
MathSciNet review: 3206463
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In this two-part paper we prove an existence result for affine buildings arising from exceptional algebraic reductive groups. Combined with earlier results on classical groups, this gives a complete and positive answer to the conjecture concerning the existence of affine buildings arising from such groups defined over a (skew) field with a complete valuation, as proposed by Jacques Tits.

This second part builds upon the results of the first part and deals with the remaining cases.

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Koen Struyve
Affiliation: Department of Pure Mathematics, Ghent University, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium

Received by editor(s): January 19, 2012
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 23, 2012, and October 15, 2012
Published electronically: April 16, 2014
Additional Notes: The author was supported by the Fund for Scientific Research – Flanders (FWO - Vlaanderen)
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