Symmetric Spaces

  • Sigurdur Helgason


Since Cartan’s symmetric spaces have entered in some chapters of this book we give here a short description of the basics of their theory but with some proofs omitted. Detailed proofs can be found in my book [1978].


Symmetric Space Geodesic Sphere Cartan Decomposition Geodesic Submanifold Involutive Automorphism 
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© Sigurdur Helgason 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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