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1994 Western Section Meeting
Eugene, OR, June 1618, 1994
Meeting #893
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Thursday June 16, 1994

Thursday June 16, 1994, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on 3Manifolds, I
Room 244, Gilbert

2:00 p.m.
Detecting Heegaard splittings of Seifert manifolds.
John Hempel*, Rice University
(8935762)

2:30 p.m.
On twogenerator 3manifolds.
Steven A. Bleiler, Portland State University
Amelia C. Jones*, University of California, Davis
(8935718)

3:00 p.m.
On the genus two 3manifolds admitting a nontrivial torus decomposition.
John R. Neil*, Portland State University
(8935758)

3:30 p.m.
Hyperbolic 3manifolds and 3orbifolds with two generators.
Colin Adams*, Williams College
(8935707)

4:00 p.m.
Incompressible surfaces in hyperbolic bundles.
A. W. Reid*, University of Cambridge, England
D. Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara
D. D. Long, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8935713)

4:30 p.m.
Embedding curves in the boundary of a handlebody.
Edith Starr*, Vassar College
(8935728)

5:00 p.m.
Heegaard splittings of Seifert manifolds.
Yoav Moriah, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
Jennifer Schultens*, Emory University
(8935716)

5:30 p.m.
Finite laminations and geometric finiteness.
D. Cooper*, University of California, Santa Barbara
D. D. Long, University of California, Santa Barbara
A. W. Reid, University of Cambridge, England
(8935709)

Thursday June 16, 1994, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Simple C*Algebras, I
Room 242, Gilbert

2:00 p.m.
Classification of certain infinite simple C*algebras, II.
George A. Elliott*, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and University of Toronto
Mikael R\o rdam, Odense University, Denmark
(8931976)

2:30 p.m.
On the classification of certain simple inductive limit C*algebras.
Liangqing Li*, University of Toronto
(8934637)

3:00 p.m.
Classification of direct limits of even Cuntzcircle algebras.
Huaxin Lin*, State University of New York, Buffalo
N. Christopher Phillips, University of Oregon
(8934635)

3:30 p.m.
Abelian C*subalgebras of C*algebras of real rank zero and inductive limit C*algebras.
George A. Elliott, University of Toronto and Copenhagen University, Denmark
Guihua Gong, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Huaxin Lin, State University of New York, Buffalo
Cornel Pasnicu*, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
(8934630)

4:00 p.m.
Nonisomorphic real rank zero inductive limit C*algebras with same Ktheory.
Guihua Gong*, University of Toronto
(8934638)

4:30 p.m.
Cut down method in the inductive limit decomposition of noncommutative tori.
George Elliott, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Qing Lin*, Academia Sinica, People's Republic of China
(8934663)

5:00 p.m.
The range of the Elliott invariant.
Jesper Villadsen*, Aarhus University, Denmark
(8934765)

5:30 p.m.
Inductive limit automorphisms of the irrational rotation algebra.
Samuel G. Walters*, University of Western Ontario
(8934671)
Friday June 17, 1994

Friday June 17, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on 3Manifolds, II
Room 244, Gilbert

9:00 a.m.
Comparing Heegaard splittings of nonHaken 3manifolds.
Hyam Rubinstein, Melbourne University, Australia
Martin Scharlemann*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8935722)

9:30 a.m.
How to construct a large collection of Laminar 3manifolds.
Elly ClausMcGahan*, University of Puget Sound
(8935710)

10:00 a.m.
Surgery information from surfaces.
Rachel Roberts*, California Institute of Technology
(8935715)

Friday June 17, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Probability Groups, I
Room 231, Gilbert

9:00 a.m.
Equivalence of matrices over commutative rings.
Frank DeMeyer*, Colorado State University
(8931368)

9:30 a.m.
Topological invariants of a fan associate to a toric variety.
Timothy J. Ford*, Florida Atlantic University
(8931442)

10:00 a.m.
Tensor products, equivalence relations, and Galois theory.
Andy R. Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(8931306)

10:30 a.m.
Biquadratic HopfGalois extensions.
H. F. Kreimer, Jr.*, Florida State University
(8931640)

Friday June 17, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Simple C*Algebras, II
Room 242, Gilbert

9:00 a.m.
Purely infinite simple C*algebras generated by one projection and reduced group C*algebras.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(8934660)

9:30 a.m.
C*algebras of dynamical systems of quasi rotations on tori.
Neil A. Watling*, Widener University
Carla E. Farsi, University of Colorado, Boulder
(8934624)

10:00 a.m.
Ktheoretic classification for certain inductive limit order two actions C*algebras.
Hongbing Su*, University of California, Berkeley
(8934634)

10:30 a.m.
Factorization in purely infinite simple C*algebras.
Michael Leen*, University of Oregon
(8934759)

Friday June 17, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, I
Room 133, Gilbert

9:00 a.m.
Monte Carlo simulation of chromosome aberrations.
Allen M. Chen*, University of California, Berkeley
Rainer K. Sachs, University of California, Berkeley
(8939266)

9:40 a.m.
On the canonical proboscis.
Robert Finn, Stanford University
Tanya L. Leise*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(8934955)

Friday June 17, 1994, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Algebras with a Scottish lilt: The life and work of Joseph H. M. Wedderburn (18821948).
Room 138, Gilbert
Karen V. H. Parshall*, University of Virginia
(8930101)

Friday June 17, 1994, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Nonlinear dispersive equations.
Room 138, Gilbert
Gustavo A. Ponce*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8933504)

Friday June 17, 1994, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Rings and Their Representations, I
Room 232, Gilbert

3:30 p.m.
Ideal extensions and Pierce sheaves.
W. D. Burgess*, University of Ottawa
R. Raphael, Concordia University
(8931617)

4:00 p.m.
Squarefree rings.
Barbara D'Ambrosia*, University of Oregon
(8931654)

4:30 p.m.
On when a graded ring is graded equivalent to a crossed product.
Jeremy Haefner*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(8931631)

5:00 p.m.
The geometry of uniserial representations of finite dimensional algebras.
Birge Zimmermann Huisgen*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8931661)

5:30 p.m.
Simultaneous relative injective hulls.
S. K. Jain*, Ohio University, Athens
Sergio R. LopezPermouth, Ohio University, Athens
Safdar Raza Syed, Ohio University, Athens
(8931644)

Friday June 17, 1994, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on 3Manifolds, III
Room 244, Gilbert

3:30 p.m.
Linear representations of mapping class groups.
Steven J. Kangas*, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico
(8935723)

4:00 p.m.
Describing open 3manifolds by means of infinite framed links.
Jim Hoste*, Pitzer College
(8935712)

4:30 p.m.
Topological quantum field theory and 3manifolds.
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(8935711)

5:00 p.m.
Negatively curved groups have the convergence property, II.
Eric M. Freden*, Brigham Young University
(8932019)

5:30 p.m.
On the classification of 2complexes with sphericalspaceform fundamental groups.
F. Rudolf Beyl*, Portland State University
M. Paul Latiolais, Portland State University
Nancy Waller, Portland State University
(8935721)

Friday June 17, 1994, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Probability Groups, II
Room 231, Gilbert

3:30 p.m.
A comparison of the tight radical and the radical of the group of automorphisms of a transcendental field extension.
Karin Deck*, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
(8931214)

4:00 p.m.
On valuations and term orderings of polynomial rings.
Marie A. Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(8931320)

4:30 p.m.
Vandermonde's identity and Klee's identity as bilinear forms.
Michael J. Gilpin*, Michigan Technological University
(8930553)

5:00 p.m.
Rational places on algebraic function fields.
Ron Brown*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
Jonathan L. Merzel, Holy Names College
(8931247)

5:30 p.m.
Galois extensions of rings and Galois cohomology.
C. Greither*, Math Institute, Germany
(8931333)

Friday June 17, 1994, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Simple C*Algebras, III
Room 242, Gilbert

3:30 p.m.
Purely infinite simple C*crossed products.
Ja A. Jeong*, Seoul National University, Korea
(8934669)

4:00 p.m.
On the Fock representation of the qcommutation relations.
Kenneth J. Dykema*, University of California, Berkeley
Alexandru Nica, University of California, Berkeley
(8934629)

4:30 p.m.
Multiplier algebras of simple C*algebras with real rank zero.
K. R. Goodearl*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8934643)

5:00 p.m.
Rational symmetrized tori.
Carla E. Farsi*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Neil Watling, Widener University
(8934641)

5:30 p.m.
Simplicity of reduced amalgamated products of C*algebras.
Kevin McClanahan*, University of Mississippi
(8934748)

Friday June 17, 1994, 3:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, II
Room 133, Gilbert

3:30 p.m.
On cyclotomic polynomials, power residues, and reciprocity laws.
Romyar Sharifi*, Berkeley, California
(8931167)

4:10 p.m.
Counting pandiagonal magic squares.
Joshua L. Levenberg*, Reed College
(8930572)

4:50 p.m.
Unknoting numbers and minimal knot diagrams.
James A. Bernhard*, Harvard University
(8935773)

5:30 p.m.
Upper chromatic numbers.
Aaron D. Abrams*, University of California, Berkeley
(8930552)
Saturday June 18, 1994

Saturday June 18, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
Session on Contributed Papers
Room 244, Gilbert

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible representations of Lie algebras of reductive groups and the KacWeisfeiler conjecture.
Alexander Premet*, University of Hamburg, Germany
(8931702)

8:15 a.m.
A characterization of ultrafilters in a complementary topology.
Rahim G. Karimpour*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(8935425)

8:30 a.m.
Backward shifts on C(X).
M. Rajagopalan, Tennessee State University
K. Sundaresan*, Cleveland State University
(8934626)

8:45 a.m.
The Fibonacci series: Functional basis and generalization of nth term.
C. Mus\`es*, Mathematics & Morphology Research Center, Canada
(8931146)

9:00 a.m.
Positivity conditions for quadratic forms and applications.
Jimin Tian, Richland College
David C. Barnes*, Washington State University
(8933557)

9:10 a.m.
Counting spanning converging forests.
Elena Shamis*, Institute of Control Sciences, Russia
(8930675)

Saturday June 18, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Probability Groups, III
Room 231, Gilbert

8:30 a.m.
KleinHilbert parts of convex modules.
D. Pumpluen, Fern University, Germany
H. Rohrl*, La Jolla, California
(8935256)

9:00 a.m.
Dave Harrison and the beginnings of category theory.
Peter Freyd*, University of Pennsylvania
(8931827)

9:30 a.m.
Acyclic models.
Michael Barr*, McGill University
(8931308)

10:00 a.m.
Reconstruction of hidden symmetries.
Bodo Pareigis*, University of Munich, Germany
(8931674)

10:30 a.m.
Weakly Henselian rings.
Thomas McKenzie*, Bradley University
(8931364)

Saturday June 18, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, III
Room 133, Gilbert

8:30 a.m.
Circular planar graphs and resistor networks.
David Ingerman*, University of Washington
(8930570)

9:10 a.m.
Approaches to an inverse problem concerning electrical networks.
Kevin Rosema*, University of Washington
(8939450)

9:50 a.m.
CD4/CD8 ratios in chronic fatigue and AIDS patients.
Vincent C. Lombardi*, Sierra Nevada College
Suzanne C. Welsch, Sierra Nevada College
(8936251)

Saturday June 18, 1994, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Ktheory for rings of algebraic integers.
Room 110, Fenton
Stephen Ames Mitchell*, University of Washington
(8931105)

Saturday June 18, 1994, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Rings and Their Representations, II
Room 232, Gilbert

2:30 p.m.
Stable Artin algebras: Structure and representations.
S. Jagadeeshan, Syracuse University
Mark Kleiner*, Syracuse University
(8931636)

3:00 p.m.
Faithful representations of finitedimensional algebras.
MingSun Li*, University of Minnesota, Morris
(8931649)

3:30 p.m.
On principally injective rings.
W. K. Nicholson*, University of Calgary
M. F. Yousif, Ohio State University, Lima
(8931603)

4:00 p.m.
Direct sums of reflexive modules.
K. R. Fuller, University of Iowa
W. K. Nicholson, University of Calgary
J. F. Watters*, University of Leicester, England
(8931632)

4:30 p.m.
A class of left monomial rings.
Darren D. Wick*, University of Oregon
(8931645)
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