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Eastern 1993 Spring Sectional Meeting
Washington, DC, April 1718, 1993
Meeting #881
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Pure Mathematics

Saturday April 17, 1993, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Pure Mathematics, I
Room 200, Locke Hall

8:00 a.m.
Orientation

9:00 a.m.
On the shellability of the poset of psubgroups of a finite group.
Samuel Kutin*, Old Westbury, New York
Murad \"Ozayd\i n, University of Oklahoma
(88120109)

9:30 a.m.
Counting nilpotent pairs.
Jeffrey Vanderkam*, Durham, North Carolina
Jason Fulman, Harvard University
Mike Galloy, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(8812093)

10:00 a.m.
A formula for the distribution character of representations of SL(2,R), using the Cayley transform.
Sally Picciotto*, Yale University
(88122108)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic cones of elliptic orbits in sp_4(R).
Linie Chang, Duke University
Michael Kleber, Harvard University
Edward Mosteig*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88122112)

Saturday April 17, 1993, 2:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Pure Mathematics, II
Room 200, Locke Hall

2:40 p.m.
Algebraic and topologic structure results for the space of infinite matrices.
Mitch Anderson, University of Hawaii, Hilo
Alistair K. Bostrom*, University of Hawaii, Hilo
(8811548)

3:10 p.m.
Permutation invariant norms on R^n.
Paras P. Mehta*, Harvard University
(8811592)

3:40 p.m.
Poisson approximation and the area of a random polygon.
Kevin Wald*, New York, New York
(88160106)

4:10 p.m.
A counterexample to the conjecture on the coefficients of normalized univalent functions which map the unit disk into itself.
Daniel Lewis Dreibelbis*, University of Virginia
(88130107)

Sunday April 18, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Pure Mathematics, III
Room 204, Douglass Hall

9:00 a.m.
Some results in Euclidean plane geometry.
Nathan Dunfield*, Corvallis, Oregon
(8815191)

9:30 a.m.
Factorization in K[x^2,x^3].
Faith Inman*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(8811690)

10:00 a.m.
Unknotting numbers and minimal knot diagrams.
James A. Bernhard*, Princeton University
(88155105)

10:30 a.m.
Mapping class groups of compact 2manifolds.
Dean Hildebrandt*, Harvard University
(8815589)

Sunday April 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Pure Mathematics, IV
Room 204, Douglass Hall

2:40 p.m.
Upper bounds for covering numbers.
Sandra Thompson*, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Eric Vigoda, Rochester, New York
(88105104)

3:10 p.m.
Randomly C_4decomposable graphs.
Daniel Isaksen*, Berkeley, California
(8810598)

3:40 p.m.
Which Cayley graphs of prime power order are isomorphic?.
Andrew J. Mauer*, Williams College
(8810599)

4:10 p.m.
Structural characteristics of V_n(G).
David Weinreich*, Emory University
(8810597)

4:40 p.m.
Characterization of singular graphs.
Maryanne Brown*, Newton, Massachusetts
(88105101)
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