An Inventory of Moufang Polygons

  • Jacques Tits
  • Richard M. Weiss
Part of the Springer Monographs in Mathematics book series (SMM)


In this chapter, we describe nine families of Moufang polygons. In Part III of this book, we prove that every Moufang polygon is isomorphic to one of the Moufang polygons described in this chapter.


Quadratic Form Form Type Hermitian Form Quadratic Space Norm Splitting 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Tits
    • 1
  • Richard M. Weiss
    • 2
  1. 1.Collège de FranceParis Cedex 05France
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsTufts UniversityMedfordUSA

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