Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 192, Issue 1, pp 327–360 | Cite as

Deforming convex real projective structures

  • Anna WienhardEmail author
  • Tengren Zhang
Original Paper


In this paper we define new flows—eruption flows and internal bulging flows—on the deformation space of convex real projective structures. These flows are associated to internal parameters associated to a pair of pants decomposition.


Convex real projective structures Flows Projective invariants Hitchin component Locally homogeneous geometric structures 

Mathematics Subject Classification

57M50 20H10 51A05 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutRuprecht-Karls Universität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, HITS gGmbHHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Mathematics DepartmentCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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