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1991 Central Section Meeting
South Bend, IN, March 15-16, 1991
Meeting #864

Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu

Special Session on Geometric Topology

  • Friday March 15, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Topology, I

    Room 06, Northside Hall

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Coverings of singular spaces.
      Mathew Timm*, Bradley University
      (864-57-70)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Psuedofree orbifolds of low rank.
      Dariusz M. Wilczynski*, University of Notre Dame
      (864-57-108)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Intersection homology and topological quantum field theory.
      Charles Frohman*, University of Iowa
      A. Nicas, McMaster University
      (864-57-85)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On exotic smoothings of 4-manifolds.
      \v Zarko Bi\v zaca*, University of Notre Dame
      (864-57-88)
  • Friday March 15, 1991, 2:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Topology, II

    Room 06, Northside Hall

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Groups with infinite virtual cohomological dimension which act freely on R^m x S^n-1.
      Stratos Prassidis*, McMaster University
      (864-57-109)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Asymptotic aspects of group actions.
      Christopher W. Stark*, University of Florida
      (864-57-133)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Nil groups in K-theory and surgery.
      Frank X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame
      Tadeusz Ko\'zniewski*, University of Notre Dame
      (864-57-135)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Counting simple-homotopy types.
      Steven C. Ferry*, State University of New York, Binghamton
      (864-57-139)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Informal Discussion
  • Saturday March 16, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Topology, III

    Room 06, Northside Hall

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Periodicity in equivariant surgery.
      Min Yan*, University of Chicago and Pennsylvania State University, University Park
      (864-57-93)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Torsion invariants and algebraic K-theory of von Neumann algebras.
      Wolfgang L\H uck*, University of Kentucky
      (864-46-90)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Classification of simply connected six dimensional manifolds.
      Herman J. Serrano*, University of Notre Dame
      (864-57-138)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      HP^2-bundles and elliptic homology.
      Matthias Kreck, University of Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany
      Stephan Stolz*, University of Notre Dame
      (864-57-136)
  • Saturday March 16, 1991, 2:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Topology, IV

    Room 06, Northside Hall

    • 2:00 p.m.
      The group NK_0(Zpi) is a Noetherian M_1-module if pi is a finite group.
      Frank X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame
      M\'ario Da Silva*, Indiana University, South Bend, and University of Federal Fluminense, Brazil
      (864-55-122)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Algebraic L-theory assembly.
      Andrew A. Ranicki*, Edinburgh University, Scotland
      (864-57-77)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Hochschild homology traces and an n-parameter Lefschetz fixed point theorem.
      Ross Geoghegan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
      Andrew Nicas, McMaster University
      (864-57-89)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Informal Discussion
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