AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:08:34
1989 AMS Northeast Sectional Meeting
Worcester, MA, April 1516, 1989
Meeting #848
Associate secretaries: W Wistar Comfort, AMS wcomfort@wesleyan.edu
Sunday April 16, 1989

Sunday April 16, 1989, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, Galois Theory and Representations, III
Room 238, Haberlin Hall

7:30 a.m.
Applications of equivariant Kasparov theory.
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8484641) 
8:00 a.m.
de Rham cohomology for discrete groups.
Paul Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Alain Connes, College de France, Paris, France
(8484689) 
8:30 a.m.
Comparison of (negative) algebraic and topological Ktheory for $C^*$algebras.
Jonathan Rosenberg*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8485529) 
9:00 a.m.
Transverse cyclic cocycles via elliptic renormalization.
Ronald G. Douglas*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(8485856) 
9:30 a.m.
Operator algebraic invariants for elliptic operators.
Jerry Kaminker*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(8484686)

7:30 a.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Infinitedimensional Symmetries in Mathematics and Physics, III
Room 236, Haberlin Hall

7:30 a.m.
Higherorder Sugawara operators for affine Lie algebras.
Roe Goodman*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Nolan R. Wallach, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8482248) 
8:00 a.m.
BernsteinGelfandGelfand resolution for arbitrary KacMoody algebras.
Shrawan Kumar*, Institute for Advanced Study
(8482261) 
8:30 a.m.
Vertex operators, symmetric polynomials and symmetric groups.
Naihuan Jing*, Yale University
(8481737) 
9:00 a.m.
${\bf Z}_2$orbifold theory.
YiZhi Huang*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8481759) 
9:30 a.m.
Duality, crossing and Mac Lane's coherence.
Ram Brustein, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Yuval Ne'eman, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Shlomo Sternberg*, Tel Aviv University, Israel and Harvard University
(8481864)

7:30 a.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lfunctions and Arithmetic, III
Room 414, Haberlin Hall

7:30 a.m.
Cohomology of $GL(n,{\bf Z})$.
Avner Ash*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8481105) 
8:00 a.m.
Relations among Lfunctions attached to algebraic varieties.
Michael Rosen*, Brown University
(8481171) 
8:30 a.m.
The Markov equation $X^2 + Y^2 + Z^2 = 3XYZ$ over quadratic imaginary fields.
Joseph H. Silverman*, Brown University
(8481104) 
9:00 a.m.
Vanishing and nonvanishing of certain Lfunctions.
David Rohrlich*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8481155) 
9:30 a.m.
Mock Heegner points and congruent numbers.
Paul Monsky*, Brandeis University
(8481125)

7:30 a.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 7:40 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Session on Analysis
Room 19, Haberlin Hall

7:40 a.m.
On $B_4$sequences.
John C. M. Nash*, Marshall University
(8481168) 
7:55 a.m.
Lfunctions and differential equations.
Peter F. Stiller*, Institute for Advanced Study
(8481433) 
8:10 a.m.
Compact subgroups and compactly generated subgroups of topological groups.
R. W. Bagley*, University of Miami
T. S. Wu, University of Miami
J. S. Yang, University of Miami
(8482202) 
8:25 a.m.
Properties of powerseries coefficients of $H^2(\Pi_+)$ functions.
Charles Slavin*, University of Maine, Orono
(8483011) 
8:40 a.m.
Positive almost periodic solutions of some delay integral equations.
A. M. Fink*, University of Iowa
J. A. Gatica, University of Iowa
(8483403) 
8:55 a.m.
On some inequalities for polynomials.
Narendra K. Govil*, Auburn University, Auburn
(8484136) 
9:10 a.m.
On equations in Banach spaces involving composition products of setvalued mappings.
Frank U. Williamson*, Vitry sur Seine, France
(8489301) 
9:25 a.m.
Unique basenormed predual Banach spaces and quantum logics.
Yewande Olubummo*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(8484616) 
9:40 a.m.
On merging of probabilities.
Anthony D'Aristotle*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
David Freedman, University of California, Berkeley
(8485414)

7:40 a.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Gauge Theory and Differential Geometry, III
Room 328, Swords Hall

8:00 a.m.
Nonunitary anomalies in semiclassical YangMills theory.
Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
(8485876) 
8:30 a.m.
Applications of Donaldson theory to the topology of algebraic surfaces.
John Morgan*, Columbia University
(8485369) 
9:00 a.m.
The $L^2$ metric on YangMills moduli spaces.
David Groisser*, University of Florida
(8485377) 
9:30 a.m.
Higherorder singularities in gauge fields.
Thomas Otway*, University of Texas, Austin
(8483518)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and Algebraic Geometry in the Large, III
Room 359, Swords Hall

8:30 a.m.
Cohopficity of $3$manifold groups.
F. Gonz\'alezAcu\~na, University Nac Autonoma de Mexico
Wilbur Whitten*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(8485740) 
9:00 a.m.
Spherical $3$orbifolds which do not fiber over $2$orbifolds.
William Dunbar*, Pennsylvania State University, Erie
(8485727) 
9:30 a.m.
Skein modules of an interval bundle over a surface.
Jim Hoste, Pomona College
J\'ozef H. Przytycki*, University of British Columbia and Warsaw University, Poland
(8485747)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Invited Address 
Sunday April 16, 1989, 12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Invited Address
The arithmetic of elliptic curves.
Room 103, Haberlin Hall
Karl Rubin*, Columbia University
(8481190) 
Sunday April 16, 1989, 1:45 p.m.3:35 p.m.
Special Session on Infinitedimensional Symmetries in Mathematics and Physics, IV
Room 236, Haberlin Hall

1:45 p.m.
Einstein's equations and representation theory.
Bertram Kostant*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(8482283) 
2:15 p.m.
A Jacobi identity for relative twisted vertex operators.
Chongying Dong*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
James Lepowsky, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8481758) 
2:45 p.m.
Relative ${\bf Z}_2$twisted vertex operators and standard $sl(2)\ ^\tilde$modules.
Cristiano Husu*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8481760) 
3:15 p.m.
String path integral realization of vertex operator algebras.
Haruo Tsukada*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(8482297)

1:45 p.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 1:45 p.m.3:05 p.m.
Special Session on Gauge Theory and Differential Geometry, IV
Room 328, Swords Hall

1:45 p.m.
Smooth $2$spheres in indefinite $4$manifolds.
Daniel Ruberman*, Brandeis University
(8485778) 
2:10 p.m.
Applications of fixed point varieties of unipotent transformations to the space of $SU(n)$instantons on the foursphere.
Martin A. Guest*, University of Rochester
(8488135) 
2:45 p.m.
Discussion

1:45 p.m.

Sunday April 16, 1989, 1:45 p.m.3:05 p.m.
Special Session on Lfunctions and Arithmetic, IV
Room 414, Haberlin Hall

1:45 p.m.
Discussion

1:45 p.m.