Proper Group Action

A group action of a topological group G on a topological space X is said to be a proper group action if the mapping


is a proper map, i.e., inverses of compact sets are compact.

A proper action must have compact isotropy groups at all points of X.

See also

Group Action

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Proper Group Action." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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