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1994 Eastern Spring Sectional Meeting
Brooklyn, NY, April 8-10, 1994
Meeting #892

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Combinatorial Group Theory and Related Topics

  • Friday April 8, 1994, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Combinatorial Group Theory and Related Topics, I

    Room 503, Rogers Hall

    • 1:00 p.m.
      Test words for automorphisms of free groups.
      Edward C. Turner*, State University of New York, Albany
      (892-20-67)
    • 1:30 p.m.
      Tesselations of S^2 and equations over groups.
      Andrew Clifford, State University of New York, Albany
      Richard Goldstein*, State University of New York, Albany
      (892-20-21)
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Groups and languages.
      Robert H. Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
      (892-20-214)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Isoperimetric inequalities and subgroup structure.
      Martin R. Bridson*, Princeton University
      (892-20-131)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Finite presentability of GL_n(ZG).
      Geoffrey Kiralis, Cornell University, Ithaca
      Sava Krstic*, Tufts University
      James McCool, University of Toronto
      (892-20-168)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Length spectra of Hecke triangle groups.
      Mark Sheingorn*, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York
      Thomas A. Schmidt, Oregon State University
      (892-11-01)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Combinatorial Group Theory and Related Topics, II

    Room 503, Rogers Hall

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Maximal commutative transitive quotients.
      Frank Rimlinger*, Fairfield University
      (892-20-211)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The commutative transitive kernel.
      Dennis Spellman*, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      (892-20-11)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Collapsing of graphs of groups and length functions.
      Renfang Jiang*, Michigan Technological University
      (892-20-224)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The conjugacy problem for graph products.
      Jody Meyer Lockhart*, United States Naval Academy
      (892-20-138)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Combinatorial Group Theory and Related Topics, III

    Room 503, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Adjoining roots to conjugacy separable groups.
      G. Kim, Kangnung National University, Korea
      J. McCarron, University of Waterloo
      C.Y. Tang*, University of Waterloo
      (892-20-48)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Conjugacy separability of amalgamated free products of groups.
      Luis Ribes*, Carleton University
      Pavel A. Zalesskii, Academy of Science of the Byelo SSR, Belarus
      (892-20-153)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Some infinite permutation groups.
      Marvin Tretkoff*, Stevens Institute
      (892-20-249)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Some properties of fully invariant ideals of free group rings.
      Samuel M. Vovsi*, Trenton State College
      (892-20-146)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      p-deformations of Lie algebras and p-groups.
      Yuri Medvedev*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
      (892-20-225)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On narrow groups.
      E. Zelmanov*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
      (892-20-226)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Combinatorial Group Theory and Related Topics, IV

    Room 503, Rogers Hall

    • 8:30 a.m.
      An independence problem in the commutator calculus.
      Anthony M. Gaglione, U. S. Naval Academy
      Hermann V. Waldinger*, Polytechnic University
      (892-20-50)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Euler characteristic for generalized triangle and tetrahedron groups.
      Michael Stille*, University of Dortmund, Germany
      (892-20-51)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Virtually one-relator groups.
      Katalin A. Bencsath*, Manhattan College
      Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
      (892-20-97)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Combinatorial group theory of T-systems.
      Tim Hsu*, Princeton University
      (892-20-69)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      On splittings of groups acting freely on R-trees.
      Luca Q. Zamboni*, University of North Texas
      (892-20-73)
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