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Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 569-580 (2004)

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Near hexagons and triality

Hans Cuypers and Anja Steinbach

Department of Mathematics, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. BOX 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands, e-mail:; Mathematisches Institut, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gie\-ßen, Arndtstraße 2, D-35392 Gießen, Germany, e-mail:

Abstract: We give a geometric characterization of generalized hexagons and near hexagons naturally embedded into a polar space of type $D_4$ and related to triality.

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