Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 58, Issue 1, pp 91–100 | Cite as

Generalized polygons with highly transitive collineation groups

  • Michael Joswig


It will be proved that the compact connected topological generalized quadrangles which admit a collineation group that acts transitively on ordered pentagons are precisely the real or complex orthogonal quadrangles, up to duality.

Mathematics Subject Classifications (1991)

51E12 51H15 51H20 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Joswig
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  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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