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1991 Central Section Meeting
Fargo, ND, October 25-26, 1991
Meeting #869

Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS

Special Session on Algebraic Geometry

  • Friday October 25, 1991, 7:30 a.m.-9:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I

    Dakota Ballroom, Memorial Union

    • 7:30 a.m.
      A determination of the normally generated divisor classes on rational surfaces with integral anticanonical curve.
      B. Harbourne*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    • 8:00 a.m.
      On terminal singularities with triple-point-free resolutions.
      Bruce Crauder*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
      David Morrison, Duke University
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Curves in P^3 with seminatural cohomology.
      Charles Walter*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Equisingularity of quasi-ordinary singularities.
      Chunsheng Ban*, Ohio State University, Mansfield
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Multiplicity of discriminants.
      Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
      Fernando Cukierman, University of Kansas
  • Friday October 25, 1991, 2:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II

    Dakota Ballroom, Memorial Union

    • 2:00 p.m.
      The set of line bundles with nontrivial cohomology.
      Donu Arapura*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Branched coverings of surfaces with ample cotangent bundle.
      Michael J. Spurr*, East Carolina University
    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the characteristic polynomial of a monodrony transformation attached to a family of curves.
      Dino J. Lorenzini*, Duke University
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Vanishing theorems for ideal sheaves.
      Lawrence Ein*, University of Illinois, Chicago
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Boundedness of Fano varieties.
      Alan M. Nadel*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The Lazarsfeld-Rao property on a Gorenstein variety.
      Juan C. Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
      Giorgio Bolondi, University of Notre Dame
  • Saturday October 26, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III

    Dakota Ballroom, Memorial Union

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Set theoretic complete intersections in projective three-space.
      David B. Jaffe*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Surfaces in G(1,P^3).
      Mark W. Gross*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Irreducibility of the Hilbert scheme of complex projective space curves.
      Changho Keem*, Seoul National University, Korea
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On the Artin approximation theorem.
      Mark Spivakovsky*, University of Toronto,
  • Saturday October 26, 1991, 2:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, IV

    Dakota Ballroom, Memorial Union

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Colorings of planar maps and graph curves.
      Rick Miranda*, Colorado State University
    • 2:30 p.m.
      A q-expansion principle for families of Calabi-Yau manifolds.
      David R. Morrison*, Duke University
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Ideals as sections of projective modules.
      M. P. Murthy*, University of Chicago
      Satya Mandal, University of Kansas
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Varieties with universal zeta functions.
      Diane Meuser*, Boston University
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Micro-local characterization of quasihomogeneous singularities.
      Stephen S.-T. Yau*, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Twisted exponential sums and slopes of Frobenius for generalized hypergeometric functions.
      Alan Adolphson, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
      Steven Sperber*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis