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1992 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Bethlehem, PA, April 11-12, 1992
Meeting #874

Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS

Special Session on Geometric Analysis

  • Saturday April 11, 1992, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I

    Room 353, Seeley G. Mudd Building

    • 9:00 a.m.
      An interpretation of Kronecker indicies as diffeomorphism invariants of an exterior differential system.
      Robert B. Gardner*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Fields Institute for Mathematical Research, Canada
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Surfaces minimizing area plus length of singular curves.
      Frank Morgan*, Williams College
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Area-minimizing surfaces with large singular sets.
      Gary R. Lawlor*, Brigham Young University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Inextendible conformal realizations of Lorentz surfaces in Minkowski 3-space.
      Tilla Weinstein*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
  • Saturday April 11, 1992, 2:45 p.m.-5:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II

    Room 353, Seeley G. Mudd Building

    • 2:45 p.m.
      Connections with prescribed curvature-C^infinity results.
      Dennis DeTurck*, University of Pennsylvania
      Nets Katz, University of Pennsylvania
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Chern classes of Schubert varieties in Grassmannians.
      Joseph H.G Fu*, University of Georgia
    • 3:45 p.m.
      Minimizing the squared-mean-curvature integral with the surface evolver.
      Rob Kusner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    • 4:15 p.m.
      Convergence of the Allen-Cahn equation to Brakke's motion by mean curvature.
      Tom Ilmanen*, Institute for Advanced Study
    • 4:45 p.m.
      Boundary value problem on surfaces of constant Gauss curvature.
      Bo Guan*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      Joel Spruch, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Sunday April 12, 1992, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III

    Room 353, Seeley G. Mudd Building

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Non-minimal critical points of the Higgs functional with arbitrary coupling constant.
      L. M. Sibner*, Polytechnic Institute of New York
      Janet Talvacchia, Swarthmore College
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Causal boundary of a product spacetime.
      Steven G. Harris*, Saint Louis University
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Gap theorems for indefinite manifolds.
      Lars Andersson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
      Ralph Howard*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
    • 10:00 a.m.
      On the regularity of spherically symmetric wave maps.
      Demetrios Christodoulou, New York University-Courant Institute
      A. Shadi Tahvildar-Zadeh*, Institute for Advanced Study
    • 10:30 a.m.
      3-dimensional contact manifolds with the characteristic vector field section sign as an eigenvector of the Lapacian operator.
      Haiwen Chen*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • Sunday April 12, 1992, 2:45 p.m.-4:35 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Analysis, IV

    Room 353, Seeley G. Mudd Building

    • 2:45 p.m.
      Hypersurfaces of hyperbolic space that have nonnegative Ricci curvature.
      Robert J. Currier*, Smith College
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Generalizing the collar lemma.
      Ara Basmajian*, University of Oklahoma
    • 3:45 p.m.
      On the Einstein equation.
      Chuan-Chih Hsiung*, Lehigh University
    • 4:15 p.m.
      On the possibilities for a convex domain to contain another in R^3.
      Jiazu Zhou*, Temple University