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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 Gauge Theory and Applications

  • Friday April 8, 1994, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Gauge Theory and Applications, I

    Room 615, Rogers Hall

    • 1:00 p.m.
      Donaldson invariants of elliptic surfaces.
      John W. Morgan*, Columbia University
      (892-57-244)
    • 1:30 p.m.
      A topological aspect of moduli spaces of instantons over four sphere.
      Youliang Tian*, Institute for Advanced Study
      (892-53-108)
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Functions in Yang-Mills theory.
      Artur Sowa*, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
      (892-81-193)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Topology of the ends of instanton moduli spaces.
      Paul M.N Feehan*, Harvard University
      (892-58-38)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Blow-up formulas for Donaldson polynomials.
      Peter S. Ozs\'vath*, Princeton University
      (892-57-236)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Holomorphic constructions in topology.
      Jacques Hurtubise*, McGill University
      (892-14-145)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Gauge Theory and Applications, II

    Room 615, Rogers Hall

    • 9:30 a.m.
      Cyclic cocycles and functional integration.
      Arthur Jaffe*, Harvard University
      (892-81-223)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      The relative Donaldson invariants of CP^2.
      Jim Bryan*, Harvard University
      (892-81-206)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The existence of non-trivial critical points of the Yang-Mills-Higgs functional on R^3 with arbitrary positive coupling constant.
      L. M. Sibner, Polytechnic University
      J. Talvacchia*, Swarthmore College
      (892-81-205)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Gauge Theory and Applications, III

    Room 615, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      SU(2) representations of three-manifolds.
      Stamatis Dostoglou*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (892-53-96)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Diffeomorphism invariant representations of surface fundamental groups.
      G. Daskalopoulos, Princeton University
      S. Dostoglou, University of California, Santa Barbara
      R. Wentworth*, Harvard University
      (892-57-252)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Group cohomology construction of the cohomology ring of moduli spaces of representations of surface groups.
      Lisa Jeffrey*, Princeton University
      (892-58-127)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Some computations of Donaldson's invariants via flat connections.
      Baozhen Yu*, California Institute of Technology
      (892-57-62)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Holomorphic bundles and instantons on cylindrical four manifolds.
      Guang-Yuan Guo*, Michigan State University
      (892-53-196)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Gauge Theory and Applications, IV

    Room 615, Rogers Hall

    • 9:00 a.m.
      An equivariant Atiyah-Ward correspondence.
      Jan Segert*, University of Missouri, Columbia
      (892-53-232)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Yang-Mills connections and ODE's.
      Lorenzo Sadun*, University of Texas, Austin
      (892-58-109)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Differential forms on the Yang-Mills moduli space.
      Thomas H. Parker*, Michigan State University
      David Groisser, University of Florida
      (892-58-250)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      A connected sum theorem for Kuranishi vector fields of 3-manifolds.
      Su-Ming Wu*, Brandeis University
      (892-58-234)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Gauge Theory and Applications, V

    Room 615, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Prescribing topological defects for the Einstein and Abelian Higgs equations.
      Yisong Yang*, Institute for Advanced Study
      (892-58-171)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Relations among Donaldson invariants arising from tori.
      Daniel Ruberman*, Brandeis University
      (892-57-233)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The Chern-Simons character of a lattice gauge field.
      Anthony V. Phillips, State University of New York, Stony Brook
      David A. Stone*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
      (892-53-212)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Gauge theory on compact surfaces.
      Ambar Sengupta*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
      (892-81-137)
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