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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 Geometric Convexity

  • Friday April 8, 1994, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Convexity, I

    Room 721, Rogers Hall

    • 1:00 p.m.
      A new class of convex polytopes.
      Tibor Bisztriczky*, University of Calgary
      (892-52-12)
    • 1:30 p.m.
      A convex n-body with a smooth belt can be illuminated by n+1 directions.
      Boris V. Dekster*, Mount Allison University
      (892-52-02)
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Convex bodies with similar projections.
      R. J. Gardner*, Western Washington University
      A. Vol\v ci\v c, University of Trieste, Italy
      (892-52-208)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Projections on the sphere and centrally symmetric sets.
      Paul Goodey*, University of Oklahoma
      Hermann Fallert, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
      Wolfgang Weil, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
      (892-52-154)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the Santalo and Blaschke-Steinhardt point of a convex region.
      Mark Kaiser*, Auburn University, Auburn
      (892-52-141)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Star measures and dual mixed volumes.
      Daniel A. Klain*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      (892-52-209)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Convexity, II

    Room 204, Rogers Hall

    • 9:30 a.m.
      Acyclic sections of fiber bundles and acyclic support sets.
      Luis Montejano*, University Nacional A. de Mexico, Mexico
      E. V. Shchepin, Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Russia
      (892-52-41)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Volume approximation of convex bodies by polytopes - A constructive method.
      Yehoram Gordon, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
      Shlomo Reisner*, University of Haifa, Israel
      Mathieu Meyer, University of Paris, France
      (892-52-228)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Minkowski's inequality for bodies with corners and edges.
      J. R. Sangwine-Yager*, Saint Mary's College
      (892-52-32)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Convexity, III

    Room 204, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      A new proof of Petty's projection inequality.
      Michael Schmuckenschlaeger*, University of Kiel, Germany
      (892-52-207)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Best asymptotic approximation of smooth convex bodies by polytopes.
      Rolf Schneider*, Mathematisches Institut der Albert Ludwigs Universit\"at, Germany
      (892-52-99)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Random polytopes.
      Carsten Sch\"utt*, Oklahoma State University
      (892-52-09)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Affine invariant evolutions of planar curves.
      Allen Tannenbaum*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
      (892-52-216)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The divergence theorem in Minkowski spaces.
      A. A. Thompson, Array Systems Computing Incorporated, Canada
      A. C. Thompson*, Dalhousie University
      (892-52-114)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Quantitative Steiner/Schwartz-type symmetrizations.
      Antonis Tsolomitis*, Ohio State University, Columbus
      (892-52-95)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Convexity, IV

    Room 204, Rogers Hall

    • 9:30 a.m.
      Gaussian measure and convexity.
      Richard A. Vitale*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
      (892-52-152)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Central sections of intersection bodies.
      Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma
      Hermann Fallert, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
      Wolfgang Weil*, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
      (892-52-74)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Illumination bodies and affine surface area.
      Elisabeth Werner*, Case Western Reserve University
      (892-52-17)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometric Convexity, V

    Room 204, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Dual kinematic formulas.
      Gaoyong Zhang*, Temple University, Philadelphia
      (892-52-29)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Analytic and geometric isoperimetric inequalities.
      Xin-Min Zhang*, University of South Alabama
      Hsu-Tung Ku, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      Mei-Chin Ku, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      (892-51-31)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The isoperimetric inequality and analogues of Hadwiger's theorem in space.
      Jiazu Zhou*, Temple University, Philadelphia
      (892-53-14)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Redirecting and reshaping laser beams with Monge-Ampere equations.
      Vladimir Oliker*, Emory University
      (892-53-56)
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