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1992 Fall Central Section Meeting
Dayton, OH, October 30 - November 1, 1992
Meeting #876

Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS

Special Session on Groups and Geometries

  • Friday October 30, 1992, 3:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Groups and Geometries, I

    Room 68, Rike Hall

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Graphs which are locally projective spaces.
      Richard M. Weiss*, Tufts University
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A general scheme for constructing polygons.
      Ernest E. Shult*, Kansas State University
      Joseph A. Thas, University of Ghent, Belgium
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Classifying distance-transitive graphs.
      John van Bon*, Tufts University
    • 4:30 p.m.
      2-Modular embeddings of monster geometries.
      Stephen D. Smith*, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Saturday October 31, 1992, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Groups and Geometries, II

    Room 68, Rike Hall

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Cyclic affine planes and Paley difference sets.
      K. T. Arasu*, Wright State University, Dayton
      A. Pott, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Elementary abelian 3-subgroups of the monster.
      Thomas M. Richardson*, Western Michigan University
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Recent results on finite subroups of Lie groups.
      Robert L. Griess, Jr.*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • 9:30 a.m.
      When does a building have a twin.
      Curtis Bennett*, Ohio State University, Columbus
    • 10:00 a.m.
      On 6-gonal graphs with a triply transitive suborbit.
      Manley Perkel*, Wright State University
      Cheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Locally finite groups and minimal conditions.
      Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
  • Saturday October 31, 1992, 3:00 p.m.-7:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Groups and Geometries, III

    Room 68, Rike Hall

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Non-finitary, locally finite, simple groups.
      Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld*, Michigan State University
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Fixed point theorems for group actions on acyclic complexes.
      Yoav Segev*, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
    • 4:00 p.m.
      On Tilde geometries and geometries related to the Petersen graph.
      A. A. Ivanov*, Institute for System Studies, USSR
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Fixed point ratios in exceptional groups of Lie type.
      Daniel Frohardt, Wayne State University
      Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Braid group action via GL(n,q) and U(n,q).
      H. Volklein*, University of Florida
    • 5:30 p.m.
      On the uniqueness of the G_2 algebra in characteristic 2.
      Daniel Frohardt, Wayne State University
      Peter Johnson*, Kansas State University
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Near failure of factorization.
      Alberto L. Delgado*, Kansas State University
    • 6:30 p.m.
      Diagram automorphisms and outer automorphisms.
      Antonio Pasini*, University of Siena, Italy
    • 7:00 p.m.
      A geometry for M_24.
      Richard Margolin*, The First Boston Corporation, New York, New York