
AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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1989 Fall Far West Sectional Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, November 1819, 1989
Meeting #853
Associate secretaries: Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory

Saturday November 18, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, I
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

8:00 a.m.
Subgroups of proper free factors of free groups.
John R. Stallings*, University of California, Berkeley
(8532030)

8:30 a.m.
Automatic structure and graphs of groups.
M. Shapiro*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley and Ohio State University, Columbus
(8532015)

Saturday November 18, 1989, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, II
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

10:00 a.m.
Computation in virtually free groups.
Robert H. Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(8532014)

10:30 a.m.
Constructing negatively curved groups.
Mark Feighn*, Rutgers University, Newark
Mladen Bestvina, University of California, Los Angeles
(8535733)

Saturday November 18, 1989, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, III
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

3:00 p.m.
Limits of free Gactions on Rtrees and reducible automorphisms.
M. M. Cohen*, Cornell University
M. Lustig, Ruhr Universit\"at, Federal Republic of Germany
(8532037)

3:30 p.m.
Commuting elements in free actions on Rtrees.
Frank Rimlinger*, Columbia University
(8532011)

4:00 p.m.
Number of equivalence classes of vertices on Rtrees.
Renfang Jiang*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(8532052)

4:30 p.m.
Semistability of finitely presented groups.
Ross Geoghegan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(8532031)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, IV
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

8:00 a.m.
lambda_1, diameter, and injectivity radius of manifolds and of graphs.
Robert Brooks*, University of Southern California
(8535805)

8:30 a.m.
Nonpositive curvature in piecewise Euclidean complexes.
Martin R. Bridson*, Cornell University
(8532051)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, V
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

10:00 a.m.
Combings of groups.
Juan M. Alonso*, Cornell University
(8532044)

10:30 a.m.
The domino problem, hyperbolic geometry and the logic of Fuchsian groups.
Paul E. Schupp*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8533042)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, VI
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

2:00 p.m.
Negatively curved groups.
Daryl Cooper*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8532024)

2:30 p.m.
Homology of certain Artin groups.
Kay Tatsuoka*, Rutgers University, Newark
(8535743)

3:00 p.m.
Algebraic analysis of groups Ftype.
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
Gerhard Rosenberger, Universit\"at Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany
(8532027)
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