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