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1992 Spring Central Section Meeting
Springfield, MO, March 2021, 1992
Meeting #873
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS
amagid@ou.edu
Special Session on The Geometry of Connections

Friday March 20, 1992, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Connections, I
Room 342, Glass Hall

9:00 a.m.
The structure of the cutlocus of the boundary for Riemannian surfaces with bounded inradius.
Stephanie B. Alexander, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Richard L. Bishop*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87353105)

9:30 a.m.
The geometry of connections.
James Carlson*, University of Utah
(87358207)

10:00 a.m.
Particle geometry and quantum electrodynamics.
Andrzej Derdzinski*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(87381120)

Friday March 20, 1992, 3:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Connections, II
Room 342, Glass Hall

3:00 p.m.
Nonabelian Hodge theory and intersection cohomology.
Kevin Corlette*, University of Chicago
(87357110)

3:30 p.m.
Connection preserving actions of lattices in SL(n,R).
Renato Feres*, University of Chicago
(87358171)

4:00 p.m.
On the local structure of collapsed manifolds.
Patrick Ghanaat*, University of Basel, Switzerland
(87353232)

4:30 p.m.
Rigidity problems for hypersurfaces in complex projective spaces.
Gary R. Jensen*, Washington University
Emilio Musso, Istituo Matematico, Italy
(8735374)

5:00 p.m.
Scalar curvature rigidity.
Maung Minoo*, McMaster University
(8735385)

5:30 p.m.
Metric pinching of locally symmetric spaces.
Conrad Plaut*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8735879)

Saturday March 21, 1992, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Connections, III
Room 342, Glass Hall

8:20 a.m.
The spectrum of the Laplacian on manifolds of positive curvature.
Jose F. Escobar*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(87353170)

9:00 a.m.
Pointwise curvature characterizations in practice.
Walter Seaman*, University of Iowa
(87353189)

9:40 a.m.
Non selfdual YangMills connections with quadrupole symmetry.
Jan Segert*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Lorenzo Sadun, University of Texas, Austin
(8738175)

10:20 a.m.
The inverse problem of Lagrangian dynamics.
Gerard Thompson*, University of Toledo
(8735863)

Saturday March 21, 1992, 3:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Connections, IV
Room 342, Glass Hall

3:00 p.m.
Mean curvature of gauge orbits.
Yohiaki Maeda, Keio University, Japan
Steven Rosenberg, Boston University
Philippe Tondeur*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8735890)

3:30 p.m.
On the structure of complete embedded simply connected minimal surfaces.
Frederico Xavier*, University of Notre Dame
(87353188)

4:00 p.m.
HamiltonJacobi distributions and almost Hermitian geometry on the cotangent bundle.
Geoffrey Martin*, University of Toledo
(8735367)

4:30 p.m.
The functional logdet and the geometry of the space of nonparametrised curves on a surface.
Dan Burghelea*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(87353103)

5:00 p.m.
Holomorphic curves in SO(6)/U(3).
Andrew V. Talmadge*, Arkansas State University
Kichoon Yang, Arkansas State University
(8735369)
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