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1991 Eastern Section Meeting
Philadelphia, PA, October 12-13, 1991
Meeting #868

Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS

Special Session on Tilings

  • Saturday October 12, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Tilings, I

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Some unsolved tiling problems.
      Doris Schattschneider*, Moravian College
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Periodic tiling and how to compute them.
      D. H. Huson*, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    • 9:00 a.m.
      How do matching rules work?
      Joshua E. S. Socolar*, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Matching rules for quasiperiodic tilings: Topological approach.
      Andr\'e Katz*, Ecole Polytechnique, France
      Leonid S. Levitov, Institute for Theoretical Physics, USSR and Massachusetts Institute on Technology
  • Saturday October 12, 1991, 1:45 p.m.-4:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Tilings, II

    • 1:45 p.m.
      Golden isozonohedra, indiscrete regular tessellations, and quasicrystals.
      H. S. M. Coxeter*, University of Toronto
    • 2:15 p.m.
      Regular maps constructed from linear groups.
      Peter McMullen, University College of London, England
      Barry Monson, University of New Brunswick
      Asia Ivi\'c Weiss*, York University
    • 2:45 p.m.
      Monotypic tilings.
      Egon Schulte*, Northeastern University
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Self-similar tiles with one tile.
      Karlheinz Grochenig*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
    • 3:45 p.m.
      Matching conditions for, and minor modifications of, the 2-tile rhomboid set in 3-space.
      Robert Ammann*, Billerica, Massachusetts
  • Sunday October 13, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Tilings, III

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Penrose tilings, crystals and dynamical systems.
      Charles Radin*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Tilings, orbifolds, and symmetry.
      John H. Conway*, Princeton University
    • 9:00 a.m.
      An elementary proof of two triangle-tiling theorems of Conway and Lagarias.
      Donald C. West*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Classification of self-dual tilings.
      Walter Stromquist*, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Paoli, Pennsylvania
  • Sunday October 13, 1991, 1:45 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Tilings, IV

    • 1:45 p.m.
      Some results on semiregular tessellations of the hyperbolic plane.
      Douglas J. Dunham*, University of Minnesota, Duluth
    • 2:15 p.m.
      Balance of tilings in the hyperbolic plane.
      Judith Flagg Moran*, Trinity College
    • 2:45 p.m.
      Cube tilings, graphs, and simulation.
      S\'andor Szab\'o*, University of the Pacific