Root shadow spaces

A.M. Cohen, G. Ivanyos

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We give a characterization of the root shadow spaces of buildings whose types correspond to Dynkin diagrams. The results generalize earlier geometric point–line characterizations of certain spherical buildings as well as Timmesfeld’s characterization of abstract root subgroups.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1419-1441
JournalEuropean Journal of Combinatorics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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