The Degree of Strong Nondegeneracy of the Bisectional Curvature of Exceptional Bounded Symmetric Domains

  • Hung-Hsi Wu
Part of the The University Series in Mathematics book series (USMA)


In Refs. 3 and 4 Siu discovered the complex analyticity of harmonic maps between two Kähler manifolds under some conditions and proved the strong rigidity of compact quotients of irreducible bounded symmetric domains of dimension at least 2. Furthermore, he proposed the following conjecture.


Symmetric Space Simple Root Symmetric Domain Root Vector Bisectional Curvature 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hung-Hsi Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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