By Jacques Tits

This publication offers the whole type of Moufang polygons, ranging from first rules. particularly, it could function an creation to a number of the vital algebraic ideas which come up during this category together with substitute department jewelry, quadratic Jordan department algebras of measure 3, pseudo-quadratic kinds, BN-pairs and norm splittings of quadratic kinds. This booklet additionally features a new facts of the class of irreducible round constructions of rank at the least 3 in keeping with the commentary that each one the irreducible rank residues of the sort of development are Moufang polygons. In an appendix, the relationship among round structures and algebraic teams is recalled.

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