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1995 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Hartford, CT, March 3-5, 1995
Meeting #898

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS

Special Session on Ergodic Theory

  • Saturday March 4, 1995, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Ergodic Theory, I

    Room 311, Undergraduate Building

    • 8:30 a.m.
      $\B d$ topological entropy and pressure for amenable group actions.
      O. Bradley Bassler*, Wesleyan University
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Unimodal interval maps with no sigma-finite invariant measure absolutely continuous with respect to Lebesgue measure.
      Jane M. Hawkins*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
      Henk Bruin, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The tail field and the complete orbit structure of a Borel endomorphism.
      Dorothy Maharam*, Northeastern University
    • 10:00 a.m.
      A family of generalized Riesz products.
      A. H. Dooley, University of New South Wales, Australia
      S. J. Eigen*, Northeastern University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Flows on homogeneous spaces.
      David Witte*, Williams College
  • Saturday March 4, 1995, 2:40 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Special Session on Ergodic Theory, II

    Room 311, Undergraduate Building

    • 2:40 p.m.
      A simple map with no prime factors.
      Andr\'es del Junco*, University of Toronto
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Smorodinsky's conjecture on rank-one mixing.
      Terrence M. Adams*, Poughkeepsie, New York
    • 3:40 p.m.
      A dynamical system with a Z^2 centralizer.
      Aimee Johnson*, Swarthmore College
      Kye-Won Park, Ajou University, Korea
    • 4:10 p.m.
      Weak complements and ergodic infinite measure preserving transformations.
      S. J. Eigen, Northeastern University
      Arshag B. Hajian*, Northeastern University
      Shizuo Kakutani, Yale University
    • 4:40 p.m.
      Rank-one weak mixing for nonsingular transformations.
      Terrence M. Adams, Poughkeepsie, New York
      N. A. Friedman*, State University of New York, Albany
      Cesar Silva, Williams College
  • Sunday March 5, 1995, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Ergodic Theory, III

    Room 311, Undergraduate Building

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Tilings and ergodic theory.
      Steven Eric Dworkin*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Tiling representations of R actions and alpha-equivalence in two dimensions.
      Ayse Arzu Sahin*, North Dakota State University
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Distality, mean-distality and tight processes.
      Jonathan King*, University of Florida
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Ergodicity and exchangeability.
      Karl Petersen*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Sunday March 5, 1995, 2:40 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Special Session on Ergodic Theory, IV

    Room 311, Undergraduate Building

    • 2:40 p.m.
      Representing families of measures by homeomorphisms.
      V. S. Prasad*, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
      Vincent Christopher Peck, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Transformations conjugate to their inverses have even essential values.
      Geoffrey R. Goodson*, Towson State University
      Mariusz Lemanczyk, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland
    • 3:40 p.m.
      A note on ergodic averages.
      Karin Reinhold*, State University of New York, Albany
    • 4:10 p.m.
      A counterexample of the entropy of a skew product.
      Kye-Won Park*, Ajou University, Korea
    • 4:40 p.m.
      Coupling surfaces and weak Bernoulli for Z^n-actions.
      Robert M. Burton, Jr.*, Oregon State University
      Jeffrey Steif, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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