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1991 Central Section Meeting
South Bend, IN, March 1516, 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
(8645770)

8:30 a.m.
Psuedofree orbifolds of low rank.
Dariusz M. Wilczynski*, University of Notre Dame
(86457108)

9:00 a.m.
Intersection homology and topological quantum field theory.
Charles Frohman*, University of Iowa
A. Nicas, McMaster University
(8645785)

9:30 a.m.
On exotic smoothings of 4manifolds.
\v Zarko Bi\v zaca*, University of Notre Dame
(8645788)

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^n1.
Stratos Prassidis*, McMaster University
(86457109)

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic aspects of group actions.
Christopher W. Stark*, University of Florida
(86457133)

3:00 p.m.
Nil groups in Ktheory and surgery.
Frank X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame
Tadeusz Ko\'zniewski*, University of Notre Dame
(86457135)

3:30 p.m.
Counting simplehomotopy types.
Steven C. Ferry*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(86457139)

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
(8645793)

8:30 a.m.
Torsion invariants and algebraic Ktheory of von Neumann algebras.
Wolfgang L\H uck*, University of Kentucky
(8644690)

9:00 a.m.
Classification of simply connected six dimensional manifolds.
Herman J. Serrano*, University of Notre Dame
(86457138)

9:30 a.m.
HP^2bundles and elliptic homology.
Matthias Kreck, University of Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany
Stephan Stolz*, University of Notre Dame
(86457136)

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_1module 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
(86455122)

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic Ltheory assembly.
Andrew A. Ranicki*, Edinburgh University, Scotland
(8645777)

3:00 p.m.
Hochschild homology traces and an nparameter Lefschetz fixed point theorem.
Ross Geoghegan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
Andrew Nicas, McMaster University
(8645789)

3:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion
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