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Journal of Geometry

, 109:15 | Cite as

On automorphism groups of toroidal circle planes

  • Brendan Creutz
  • Duy Ho
  • Günter F. Steinke
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Abstract

Schenkel proved that the automorphism group of a flat Minkowski plane is a Lie group of dimension at most 6 and described planes whose automorphism group has dimension at least 4 or one of whose kernels has dimension 3. We extend these results to the case of toroidal circle planes.

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Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank the referee for the careful reading and helpful suggestions. The second author was supported by a UC Doctoral Scholarship.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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