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1995 Central Sectional Meeting
Chicago, IL, March 24-25, 1995
Meeting #900

Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS

Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry

  • Friday March 24, 1995, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, I

    Room 8005, DePaul Center

    • 8:30 a.m.
      \lambda-invariants of elliptic curves with complex multiplication.
      John W. Jones*, Arizona State University
      Nancy Childress, Arizona State University
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Shafarevich-Tate groups of some constant elliptic curves.
      Neil P. Dummigan*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On the growth of p-class groups in p-class field towers.
      Farshid Hajir*, California Institute of Technology
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Base change killing of elements of Br_2(Q(t)).
      Jean-Fran\c cois Mestre*, University of Paris VII, France
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Bounding rational points on curves by descent and the method of Coleman and Chabauty.
      William G. McCallum*, University of Arizona
  • Friday March 24, 1995, 3:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, II

    Room 8005, DePaul Center

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Bernoulli ideals and special values of Goss's L-functions over global function fields.
      Linghsueh Shu*, Ohio State University, Columbus
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A new type of Riemann hypothesis.
      David Goss*, Ohio State University, Columbus
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Periods of t-motives.
      S. K. Sinha*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Rigid analytic Gross Zagier formulae.
      Henri Darmon*, McGill University
      Massimo Bertolini, Universita Di Pavia, Italy
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Uniformity of points on curves: The work of Caporaso, Harris and Mazur and its refinements.
      Dan Abramovich*, Boston University
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Curves with many points.
      Noam D. Elkies*, Harvard University
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Constructing distinct curves with isomorphic Jacobians in characteristic zero.
      Everett W. Howe*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Saturday March 25, 1995, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, III

    Room 8005, DePaul Center

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Explicit exponential maps for Grossencharacters over imaginary quadratic fields.
      Li Guo*, Ohio State University, Columbus
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Analytic parametrization of elliptic curves in characteristic p.
      Jos\'e Felipe Voloch*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Slopes of modular forms and congruences.
      Douglas L. Ulmer*, University of Arizona
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On the Newton polygon of the characteristic power series of the U operator.
      Fernando Quadros Gouv\v ea*, Colby College
    • 10:00 a.m.
      On the torsion in the second Chow group of the self product of an elliptic curve with CM.
      W. Raskind*, University of Southern California
      Andreas Langer, Universit\"at zu Koln, Germany
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Cohomology of crystalline smooth sheaves.
      W. Niziol*, University of Chicago
  • Saturday March 25, 1995, 3:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, IV

    Room 8005, DePaul Center

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Hypergeometric functions for function fields.
      Dinesh S. Thakur*, University of Arizona
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Torsion in rank 1 Drinfeld modules and the uniform boundedness conjecture.
      Bjorn Poonen*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Defining equations for Jacobian varieties.
      Greg W. Anderson*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Character measures.
      David Roberts*, California Institute of Technology
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Canonical heights on projective space.
      Gregory S. Call*, Amherst College
      Susan W. Goldstine, Harvard University
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Torsion points on elliptic curves and Galois module structure.
      Adebisi Agboola*, University of California, Berkeley
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Arithmetic intersection numbers of Heegner points on Shimura curves.
      Kevin P. Keating*, University of Florida