Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 58, Issue 2, pp 203–212

Smooth projective translation planes

  • Joachim Otte

DOI: 10.1007/BF01265639

Cite this article as:
Otte, J. Geom Dedicata (1995) 58: 203. doi:10.1007/BF01265639


A projective plane is called smooth if both the point space and the line space are smooth manifolds such that the geometric operations are smooth. We prove that every smooth projective translation plane is isomorphic to one of the classical planes over ℝ, ℂ, ℍ or\(\mathbb{O}\).

Mathematics Subject Classification (1991)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Otte
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematisches SeminarUniversität KielKielGermany