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Project: Characterizations of generalized polygons and investigation of flocks, arcs and caps in finite projective spaces.

project duration
01-JAN-96 – 31-DEC-99
abstract
Characterizations of the by Tits introduced Moufang generalized polygons. Developping geometric methods to show algebraic results. Classification of generalized polygons satisfying c ertain conditions. Investigation of geometric properties of flocks of quadratic cones in three dimensions and generalizations, including the partial flocks in higher dimensions. Investigation of the g eometric objects arising from flocks such as arcs, caps, quadrangles and projective planes.