Permutation Groups Whose Subgroups Have Just Finitely Many Orbits

  • Dugald Macpherson
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Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 354)

Abstract

In this note we answer a question of Peter Neumann, based on some earlier more general questions of R. Zimmer concerning actions of arithmetic groups and Lie groups on manifolds. The main question of Zimmer is the following.

Keywords

Manifold 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dugald Macpherson
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  1. 1.School of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Pure MathematicsUniversity of LeedsLeedsEngland

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