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1992 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Bethlehem, PA, April 1112, 1992
Meeting #874
Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS
wcomfort@wesleyan.edu
Special Session on Characteristic Classes, Algebraic KTheory, and Field Theory

Saturday April 11, 1992, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Characteristic Classes, Algebraic KTheory, and Field Theory, I
Room 302, ChristmasSaucon Hall

9:30 a.m.
StiefelWhitney classes, singularities of projections and Whitney duality.
Ockle E. Johnson*, Saint Olaf College
(8745733)

10:00 a.m.
The rationality of geometric signatures of open 4manifolds.
Xiaochun Rong*, Columbia University
(8745348)

10:30 a.m.
K theory for padic groups.
Paul F. Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(8742253)

Saturday April 11, 1992, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
Special Session on Characteristic Classes, Algebraic KTheory, and Field Theory, II
Room 302, ChristmasSaucon Hall

2:45 p.m.
Semiinfinite de Rham cohomology.
Alexander A. Voronov*, Princeton University
(8745874)

3:15 p.m.
Informal Discussion

3:45 p.m.
The ChernSimons character of a lattice guage field.
Anthony V. Phillips, State University of New York, Stony Brook
David A. Stone*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
(87453110)

Sunday April 12, 1992, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Characteristic Classes, Algebraic KTheory, and Field Theory, III
Room 302, ChristmasSaucon Hall

9:30 a.m.
Geometric quantization and Ktheory.
Peter Woit*, Columbia University
(8748192)

10:00 a.m.
Informal Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Topological physics and geometric topology.
Louis Crane*, Yale University
(8745547)

Sunday April 12, 1992, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
Special Session on Characteristic Classes, Algebraic KTheory, and Field Theory, IV
Room 302, ChristmasSaucon Hall

2:45 p.m.
2Categories and quantum field theories.
Dennis A. McLaughlin*, Princeton University
(8745576)

3:15 p.m.
Compact Kahler manifolds and their embeddings in CP(n).
N. Michelacakis*, University College of London, England
(87453106)

3:45 p.m.
Informal Discussion
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