Finite Geometries

Volume 3 of the series Developments in Mathematics pp 177-200

Epimorphisms of Generalized Polygons, Part 2: Some Existence and Non-Existence Results

  • Ralf GramlichAffiliated withVakgroep Discrete Wiskunde, TU Eindhoven
  • , Hendrik Van MaldeghemAffiliated withVakgroep Zuivere Wiskunde en Computeralgebra, Universiteit Gent

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In Part 1 of this paper (see [7]), we studied the general theory of epimorphisms of generalized polygons, with emphasis on epimorphisms that do not preserve the diameter. Let us briefly recall the situation and relevant definitions.