## AGAOKA Yoshio, KANEDA Eiji,

## Rigidity of the canonical isometric imbedding of the quaternion projective plane $P^2(\pmb{H})$.

## Hokkaido Mathematical Journal, 35 (2006) pp.119-138

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In this paper, we investigate isometric immersions of $P^2(\pmb{H})$ into $\pmb{R}^{14}$ and prove that the canonical isometric imbedding $\pmb{f}_0$ of $P^2(\pmb{H})$ into $\pmb{R}^{14}$, which is defined in Kobayashi [11] is rigid in the following strongest sense:Any isometric immersion $\pmb{f}_1$ of a connected open set $U (\subset P^2(\pmb{H}))$ into $\pmb{R}^{14}$ coincides with $\pmb{f}_0$ up to a euclidean transformation of $\pmb{R}^{14}$, i.e., there is a euclidean transformation $a$ of $\pmb{R}^{14}$ satisfying $\pmb{f}_1=a\pmb{f}_0$ on $U$.

MSC(Primary) | 53C24 |
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MSC(Secondary) | 53C35, 53B25, 17B20 |

Uncontrolled Keywords | Curvature invariant, isometric immersion, quaternion projective plane, rigidity,root space decomposition |