Compactness of the automorphism group of a topological parallelism on real projective 3-space: The disconnected case

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Löwen, Rainer;
  • Publisher: The Belgian Mathematical Society
  • Journal: issn: 1370-1444
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  • Subject: automorphism group | compactness | 51H10 | 51A15 | 51M30 | 51H10, 51A15, 51M30 | topological parallelism | Mathematics - Geometric Topology

We prove that the automorphism group of a topological parallelism on real projective 3-space is compact. In a preceding article it was proved that at least the connected component of the identity is compact. The present proof does not depend on that earlier result.
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    Rainer Lo¨wen, Institut fu¨r Analysis und Algebra, Technische Universit¨at Braunschweig, Universit¨atsplatz 2, D 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

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