Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 73, Issue 2, pp 151–159

Groups generating transversals to semisimple lie group actions

  • Robert J. Zimmer

DOI: 10.1007/BF02772946

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Zimmer, R.J. Israel J. Math. (1991) 73: 151. doi:10.1007/BF02772946


We describe those discrete groups with finite measure preserving actions that are stably orbit equivalent to such an action of a higher rank simple Lie group. This is applied to obtain information on the question of when ergodic equivalence relations are generated by a free action of a group.

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© The Weizmann Science Press of Israel 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Zimmer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA