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Southeastern 1993 Spring Sectional Meeting
Knoxville, TN, March 26-27, 1993
Meeting #879

Associate secretaries:
Joseph A Cima, AMS cima@email.unc.edu

Special Session on Variational Problems in Geometry

  • Friday March 26, 1993, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Variational Problems in Geometry, I

    Room 119, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

    • 2:30 p.m.
      On the Betti numbers of Alexandrov spaces.
      Zhong-dong Liu*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
      Zhongmin Shen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      (879-53-47)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Harmonic maps into nonpositively-curved metric spaces.
      Nicholas Korevaar*, University of Utah and Institute for Advanced Study
      Richard M. Schoen, Stanford University and Institute for Advanced Study
      (879-53-165)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A soft differentiable sphere theorem.
      Karsten Grove, University of Maryland, College Park
      Frederick Wilhelm*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
      (879-51-50)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Some loose ends in integral geometry.
      Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester
      Ralph Howard*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
      (879-53-154)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      R-contact manifolds and flows.
      Philippe Rukimbira*, Florida International University
      (879-58-04)
  • Saturday March 27, 1993, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Variational Problems in Geometry, II

    Room 119, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

    • 2:30 p.m.
      A convergence theorem for Riemannian submanifolds.
      Zhongmin Shen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      (879-53-99)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the functional logdet and related flows on the space of embedded curves on a sphere.
      Dan Burghelea, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Thomas Kappeler, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Patrick McDonald*, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona
      (879-58-137)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Metric and topological stability in a theorem of F. Schur.
      Igor Nikolaev*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      (879-53-63)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Yang-Mills connections with an SU(2) symmetry.
      Jan Segert*, University of Missouri, Columbia
      Lorenzo Sadun, University of Texas, Austin
      (879-81-136)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      On the analytic torsion.
      Dan Burghelea, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Thomas Kappeler*, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona
      (879-53-130)
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