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Local Lie algebra determines base manifold

Research paper by Janusz Grabowski

Indexed on: 26 Aug '06Published on: 26 Aug '06Published in: Mathematics - Differential Geometry



Abstract

It is proven that a local Lie algebra in the sense of A. A. Kirillov determines the base manifold up to a diffeomorphism provided the anchor map is nowhere-vanishing. In particular, the Lie algebras of nowhere-vanishing Poisson or Jacobi brackets determine manifolds. This result has been proven for different types of differentiability: smooth, real-analytic, and holomorphic.