Journal of Lie Theory 28 (2018), No. 3, 767--780
Copyright Heldermann Verlag 2018
Isometries of Sub-Riemannian Metrics Supported on Martinet Type Distributions
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Cardinal Wyszynski University, ul. Dewajtis 5, 00-956 Warszawa, Poland
Institute of Mathematics, University of Warsaw, ul.Banacha 2, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland
We study 3-dimensional sub-Riemannian manifolds (M,H,g), where the distribution H is of Martinet type. Our main concern is to describe the isometries of such manifolds, and to estimate the dimension of the isometry group.
Keywords: Sub-Riemannian, Martinet distribution, symmetry.
MSC: 53B30, 53A55, 34C14
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