Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 20 (2013)

Number 3

Double Vogan diagrams and irreducible pseudo-Hermitian symmetric spaces

Pages: 477 – 487



Meng-Kiat Chuah (Department of Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan)


Let $G$ be a real simple Lie group with Lie algebra $\mathfrak{g}$. We consider additional structures on the Dynkin diagram of the complexification of $\mathfrak{g}$, known as the double Vogan diagrams. They lead to a combinatorial classification of the pseudo-Hermitian symmetric spaces of $G$.


pseudo-Hermitian symmetric space, real simple Lie algebra, Dynkin diagram

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

17B20, 53C35

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