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1990 Spring Western Section Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, April 19-21, 1990
Meeting #858

Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu

AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry

  • Thursday April 19, 1990, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry, I

    Potters Room, Sheraton Old Town Hotel

    • 1:00 p.m.
      Finiteness of diffeomorphism types of isospectral manifolds.
      Robert Brooks*, University of California, Los Angeles
      Peter Perry, University of Kentucky
      Peter Petersen, V, University of California, Los Angeles
      (858-58-18)
    • 1:30 p.m.
      Vibrating fractal drums, the Weyl-Berry problem for the eigenvalues of the Laplacian, and spectral zeta-functions.
      Michel L. Lapidus*, University of Georgia
      (858-58-33)
    • 2:00 p.m.
      The spectrum of a surface of revolution.
      Martin Engman*, University of New Mexico
      (858-53-89)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      The functional determinant and eta invariant in 3 and 4 dimensions.
      Thomas P. Branson*, University of Iowa
      (858-53-77)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      The isospectral problem on manifolds with boundary.
      Matthew J. Gursky*, California Institute of Technology
      (858-58-63)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Discussion
  • Friday April 20, 1990, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry, II

    Potters Room, Sheraton Old Town Hotel

    • 1:00 p.m.
      Spectral invariants for the conformal Laplacian.
      Paul Yang*, University of Southern California
      (858-53-82)
    • 1:30 p.m.
      Hamilton-Jacobi distributions and the Lorentz force law.
      Geoffrey Martin*, University of Toledo
      (858-53-09)
    • 2:00 p.m.
      An algorithm for exact linearization.
      Robert B. Gardner*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
      William F. Shadwick, University of Waterloo
      (858-93-21)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Local existence of multivalued solutions to simplectic Monge Ampere equations.
      Marek Kossowski*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
      (858-35-96)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Absolute equivalence of differential systems and dynamic feedback linearization.
      William F. Shadwick*, University of Waterloo
      (858-34-12)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Discussion
  • Saturday April 21, 1990, 7:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry, III

    Potters Room, Sheraton Old Town Hotel

    • 7:30 a.m.
      Non-existence of 4-dimensional almost Kaehler manifolds of constant curvature.
      David E. Blair*, Michigan State University
      (858-53-01)
    • 8:00 a.m.
      Actions of loop groups on harmonic maps.
      Maarten Bergvelt, University of Georgia
      Martin Guest*, University of Rochester
      (858-53-34)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Volumes of foliations on spheres.
      David L. Johnson*, Lehigh University
      Penny Smith, Lehigh University
      (858-53-03)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      On the number of minimal two-spheres of small area in manifolds with curvature bounded above.
      John Douglas Moore*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (858-53-08)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Morse theory on the spinor groups.
      Jay A. Wood*, Bowdoin College and Lehigh University
      (858-57-79)
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