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1994 Minneapolis Mathfest
Minneapolis, MN, August 1518, 1994
Meeting #894
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on Computer Graphics as a Research Tool in Geometry and Topology

Monday August 15, 1994, 1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computer Graphics as a Research Tool in Geometry and Topology, I

1:30 p.m.
Crystalline surface diffusion.
Jean E. Taylor*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8944913)

2:10 p.m.
The surface evolver.
Kenneth Brakke*, Susquehanna University
(8944934)

2:50 p.m.
Approaches to simulating 4D worlds.
Andrew Hanson*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8945765)

3:30 p.m.
Using the evolver for geometric optimization problems.
John M. Sullivan*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8945364)

4:10 p.m.
Untangling unknots, unlinks and untangles with the Mobius energy.
Robert Barnard Kusner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(8945769)

5:00 p.m.
Surfaces embeddable in R^3 with ergodic geodesic flow.
Victor J. Donnay*, Bryn Mawr College
Keith H. Burns, Northwestern University
(8945823)

Tuesday August 16, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computer Graphics as a Research Tool in Geometry and Topology, II

3:00 p.m.
Visualization software development at the Geometry Center.
Mark B. Phillips*, Geometry Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(8945363)

3:40 p.m.
Examples of energy flows for knotted surfaces in fourdimensions.
Dennis Roseman*, University of Iowa
(8945755)

4:20 p.m.
Fourphront: A fourdimensional laboratory for examining surfaces.
David C. Banks*, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Hampton, Virginia
(8945766)

5:00 p.m.
A hierarchical classification of topological methods in pattern recognition.
Monique L. Pavel*, University of Paris, France
(8946801)

Wednesday August 17, 1994, 1:40 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computer Graphics as a Research Tool in Geometry and Topology, III

1:40 p.m.
Numerical geometry problems in the design of RTICA.
George Francis*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8945367)

2:20 p.m.
Optical models for volume rendering.
Nelson Max*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California
(8947829)

3:00 p.m.
A system for computeraided differential geometry.
Paul Burchard*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8945768)
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