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, Volume 137, Issue 3–4, pp 347–382 | Cite as

Extrinsic homogeneity of parallel submanifolds

  • Tillmann JentschEmail author


We consider parallel submanifolds M of a Riemannian symmetric space N and study the question whether M is extrinsically homogeneous in N, i.e. whether there exists a subgroup of the isometry group of N which acts transitively on M. Provided that N is of compact or non-compact type, we establish the extrinsic homogeneity of every complete irreducible parallel submanifold of N whose dimension is at least three and which is not contained in any flat of N.

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

53C35 53C40 53C42 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bergisch GladbachGermany

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