
Journal of Lie Theory 19 (2009), No. 3, 537542 Copyright Heldermann Verlag 2009 CartanHelgason Theorem, Poisson Transform, and FurstenbergSatake Compactifications Adam Korányi Mathematics Department, H. H. Lehman College, Bronx, NY 10468, U.S.A. adam.koranyi@lehman.cuny.edu The connections between the objects mentioned in the title are used to give a short proof of the CartanHelgason theorem and a natural construction of the compactifications. Keywords: CartanHelgason Theorem, symmetric spaces, compactifications, Poisson transform. MSC: 22E46, 53C35 [ Fulltextpdf (149 KB)] for subscribers only. 