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Southeastern 1994 Spring Sectional Meeting
Lexington, KY, March 18-19, 1994
Meeting #890

Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu

Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings

  • Friday March 18, 1994, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, I

    Room 201, Business and Economics

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Using symbolic computer calculations to construct group representations.
      Thomas A. Fournelle*, University of Wisconsin, Parkside
      (890-20-54)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Are dimension quotients D_n(G)/lower case gamma_n(G) central?
      Narain Gupta*, University of Manitoba
      (890-20-120)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Semisimplicity of crossed products.
      Derek J. S. Robinson*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      Eli Aljadeff, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
      (890-20-14)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Near commutativity conditions in groups.
      Luise-Charlotte Kappe*, State University of New York, Binghamton
      Michael Tomkinson, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
      (890-20-35)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Some non-Specht multilinear commutator identities.
      C. Kanta Gupta*, University of Manitoba
      (890-20-119)
  • Friday March 18, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, II

    Room 201, Business and Economics

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Computer generated results on the unit groups of modular group algebras.
      Donald B. Coleman, University of Kentucky
      Robert Sandling*, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
      (890-16-62)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Semiprimitivity of group algebras.
      Donald S. Passman*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
      (890-16-06)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Building on a counter-example to a conjecture of Hans Zassenhaus.
      Peter Floodstrand Blanchard*, University of Virginia
      (890-20-156)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Constructing units in ZG.
      S. K. Sehgal*, University of Alberta
      (890-16-16)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Units of infinite order in certain group rings.
      Gary Thompson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
      (890-20-09)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On the unit conjecture and the support of units in group algebras.
      Peter C. Pappas*, Vassar College
      (890-99-170)
  • Saturday March 19, 1994, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, III

    Room 201, Business and Economics

    • 8:30 a.m.
      The generalized Wielandt subgroup of a group.
      James C. Beidleman, University of Kentucky
      Martyn R. Dixon*, University of Alabama
      Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      (890-20-02)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      A new characterization of totally projective groups.
      Paul Hill*, Auburn University, Auburn
      (890-20-47)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On periodic products of groups.
      Sergei Ivanov*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      (890-20-31)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Relation modules of infinite groups.
      Martin J. Evans*, University of Alabama
      (890-20-102)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The isomorphism problem for cyclically pinched one-relator groups.
      Gerhard Rosenberger*, University of Dortmund, Germany
      (890-20-10)
  • Saturday March 19, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, IV

    Room 201, Business and Economics

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Groups rich in finite quotients.
      Vonn Walter*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      (890-20-12)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Images of periodic linear groups.
      Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
      (890-20-01)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The automorphism tower problem revisited.
      Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (890-20-04)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Groups with few conjugacy classes of insoluble subgroups.
      Howard Smith*, Bucknell University
      (890-20-05)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      n-free groups and the model theory of free groups.
      Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
      Anthony Gaglione, U. S. Naval Academy
      Gerhard Rosenberger, University of Dortmund, Germany
      Dennis Spellman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      (890-20-118)
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