AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:08:56
1992 Spring Central Section Meeting
Springfield, MO, March 2021, 1992
Meeting #873
Associate secretaries: Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Special Session on C*Algebras and Algebraic Topology

Friday March 20, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on C*Algebras and Algebraic Topology, I
Room 344, Glass Hall

8:00 a.m.
Exotic index theory and the BaumConnes conjecture for foliations.
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8734645) 
8:30 a.m.
Homotopy invariants for operator algebras.
Marius Dadarlat*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8734646) 
9:00 a.m.
Bilinear forms in equivariant Ktheory.
Claude Schochet*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8731937) 
9:30 a.m.
K theory for padic algebraic groups.
Paul Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(8731930) 
10:00 a.m.
Operator Ktheory and representations of padic groups.
Roger Plymen*, University of Manchester, England
(8731926) 
10:30 a.m.
Index theory on buildings.
Nigel Higson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87319169)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 20, 1992, 3:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on C*Algebras and Algebraic Topology, II
Room 344, Glass Hall

3:00 p.m.
A new approach to Bott periodicity.
George A. Elliott, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ryszard Nest, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Toshikazu Natsume*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(87319174) 
3:30 p.m.
Power maps and Hodge decomposition in Hochschild and cyclic homology.
Dan Burghelea*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(873461097) 
4:00 p.m.
Operator convolution algebras.
Edward G. Effros, University of California, Los Angeles
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8734658) 
4:30 p.m.
Topological orbit equivalence.
Thierry Giordano, University of Ottawa
Ian Putnam*, University of Victoria
Christian Skau, University of Trondheim, Norway
(8731931) 
5:00 p.m.
Cyclic cocycles, index theory on open manifolds and Novikov conjecture for uniformly contractible spaces.
Guoliang Yu*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(8735838) 
5:30 p.m.
Hermitian sheaves in operator theory.
Keren Yan*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(87347211) 
6:00 p.m.
Quantum Riemann surfaces.
S. Klimek*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(87381197) 
6:30 p.m.
"Adiabatic" cobordism theorem for the analytic torsion and the etainvariant.
Krzysztof Wojciechowski*, Indiana UnivPurdue University at Indianapolis
(87357196)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 21, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on C*Algebras and Algebraic Topology, III
Room 344, Glass Hall

8:00 a.m.
DixmierDouady classes of dynamical systems and crossed products.
Iain Raeburn, University of Newcastle, Australia
Dana P. Williams*, Dartmouth College
(8734640) 
8:30 a.m.
Unbounded Fredholm modules and automorphisms of C*algebras.
Efton Park*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(8734659) 
9:00 a.m.
KK theory and Lie groups.
Jeffrey Fox, State University of New York, Albany and Univeristy of Colorado, Boulder
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8734624) 
9:30 a.m.
Traces on twisted group C*algebras and cyclic cohomology.
Ronghui Ji*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(8734628) 
10:00 a.m.
C*surgery obstructions.
John G. Miller*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(8735896) 
10:30 a.m.
Ktheory and homotopy of certain groups and infinite Grassmann spaces associated with C*algebras.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(8734644)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 21, 1992, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on C*Algebras and Algebraic Topology, IV
Room 344, Glass Hall

3:00 p.m.
Ktheory of C*algebras deformed by actions of R^d.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(8734610) 
3:30 p.m.
Spatial deformation quantization for C*algebras.
Gabriel Nagy*, University of California, Berkeley
(87347187) 
4:00 p.m.
The rectifiable metric on the space of projections in a C*algebra.
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(8734649) 
4:30 p.m.
CuntzKrieger algebras associated with Fuchsian groups.
Jack Spielberg*, Arizona State University
(87346185) 
5:00 p.m.
Primitive ideal spaces of central twisted crossed product C*algebras.
Lawrence Baggett, University of Colorado, Boulder
Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(8734629) 
5:30 p.m.
Projective C*algebras.
Terry A. Loring*, University of New Mexico
(87346219) 
6:00 p.m.
Cohomology for operator algebras.
Frank Gilfeather*, University of New Mexico
Roger R. Smith, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8734757)

3:00 p.m.