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1990 Fall Central Section Meeting
Denton, TX, November 2-3, 1990
Meeting #861

Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS

Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology

  • Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, I

    Room 411, University Union Building

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Geodesic separation points for Fuchsian groups and laminations in surfaces.
      Darryl McCullough*, University of Oklahoma
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Geometric structures on branched covers over universal links.
      Kerry Jones*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Links as critical sets.
      Masahico Saito*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Dehn functions of groups, extensions of two-complexes, and quasi-isometries.
      Stephen G. Brick*, University of Oklahoma
  • Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, II

    Room 411, University Union Building

    • 1:30 p.m.
      Automorphisms of free products.
      Darryl McCullough, University of Oklahoma
      Andy Miller*, University of Oklahoma
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Skein modules of open contractible 3-manifolds.
      Jim Hoste*, Pitzer College
      J\'ozef H. Przytycki, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Saturday November 3, 1990, 7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, III

    Room 411, University Union Building

    • 7:00 a.m.
      Links with trivial Alexander-Gassner matrices.
      Tim D. Cochran*, Rice University
    • 7:30 a.m.
      Torsion and the Casson-Gordon invariant.
      Patrick M. Gilmer*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
      Charles Livingston, Indiana University, Bloomington
    • 8:00 a.m.
      Homotopically ribbon concordance of fibered knots.
      Katura Miyazaki*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Branched coverings of 3-manifolds and patterned surfaces.
      John Hempel*, Rice University
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Contractible open manifolds which are not covering spaces.
      David G. Wright*, Brigham Young University
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Examples of eventually end-irreducible 3-manifolds of nonfinite genus at infinity.
      Bobby Neal Winters*, Pittsburg State University
  • Saturday November 3, 1990, 2:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, IV

    Room 411, University Union Building

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Progress on the homotopy implies isotopy conjecture of laminated 3-manifolds.
      Will Kazez*, University of Georgia
      Dave Gabai, California Institute of Technology
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Knots yielding lens spaces.
      John Berge*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Dehn surgery and spherical space forms.
      Steven A. Bleiler*, Portland State University
      Craig Hodgson, Columbia University
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The calculus of curves immersed in surfaces.
      J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Reidemeister and Markov theorems in 3-manifolds.
      Paul Sundheim*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The cohopficity problem for 3-manifold groups.
      F. Gonz\'alez-Acu\~na, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
      Wilbur Whitten*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

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