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

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS

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
    • 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
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Groups and languages.
      Robert H. Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Isoperimetric inequalities and subgroup structure.
      Martin R. Bridson*, Princeton University
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Finite presentability of GL_n(ZG).
      Geoffrey Kiralis, Cornell University, Ithaca
      Sava Krstic*, Tufts University
      James McCool, University of Toronto
    • 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
  • 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
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The commutative transitive kernel.
      Dennis Spellman*, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Collapsing of graphs of groups and length functions.
      Renfang Jiang*, Michigan Technological University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The conjugacy problem for graph products.
      Jody Meyer Lockhart*, United States Naval Academy
  • 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
    • 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
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Some infinite permutation groups.
      Marvin Tretkoff*, Stevens Institute
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Some properties of fully invariant ideals of free group rings.
      Samuel M. Vovsi*, Trenton State College
    • 4:30 p.m.
      p-deformations of Lie algebras and p-groups.
      Yuri Medvedev*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On narrow groups.
      E. Zelmanov*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • 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
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Euler characteristic for generalized triangle and tetrahedron groups.
      Michael Stille*, University of Dortmund, Germany
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Virtually one-relator groups.
      Katalin A. Bencsath*, Manhattan College
      Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Combinatorial group theory of T-systems.
      Tim Hsu*, Princeton University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      On splittings of groups acting freely on R-trees.
      Luca Q. Zamboni*, University of North Texas

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