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Almost symmetric spaces. (English) Zbl 0675.53044
On the geometry of differentiable manifolds, Workshop, Rome/Italy 1986, Astérisque 163/164, 221-246 (1988).
[For the entire collection see Zbl 0666.00013.]
After some historical remarks by applying the heat equation method used by R. S. Hamilton [J. Differ. Geom. 17, 255-306 (1982; Zbl 0504.53034)], the author reproduces the main result of his earlier work with E. A. Ruh [Math. Ann. 257, 419-433 (1981; Zbl 0457.53022)].
Reviewer: H.Özekes

53C35 Differential geometry of symmetric spaces