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1995 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Boston, MA, October 78, 1995
Meeting #903
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Geometry of 3manifolds

Saturday October 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of 3manifolds, I
Room 342, Student Center
Organizers:
William Dart Dunbar, Jr., Simon's Rock of Bard College
Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College
Jeffrey R. Weeks, Canton, New York

8:30 a.m.
Flat $3$manifolds as boundaries of hyperbolic $4$manifolds.
Barbara E. Nimershiem*, Franklin & Marshall College
(90351244)

9:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic $3$manifolds with no selfintersecting closed geodesics.
Ara S. Basmajian*, University of Oklahoma
Scott A. Wolpert, University of Oklahoma
(90351219)

9:30 a.m.
Representations of twobridge knot groups on twobridge knot groups sending meridian to meridian and longitude to chosen odd power of longitude.
Robert F. Riley*, State University of New York, Binghamton
Tomotada Ohtsuki, University of Tokyo, Japan
(90357243)

10:00 a.m.
$3$Manifolds with embedded least area laminations of Euler characteristic zero.
Lee D. Mosher*, Rutgers University, Newark
Ulrich Oertel, Rutgers University, Newark
(9035790)

10:30 a.m.
Groups acting on real trees.
Mark E. Feighn*, Rutgers University, Newark
(90355165)

Saturday October 7, 1995, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of 3manifolds, II
Room 342, Student Center
Organizers:
Wendy J. Dunbar,
Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College
Jeffrey R. Weeks, Canton, New York

2:30 p.m.
Threedimensional hyperbolic convex cores.
Francis Bonahon*, University of Southern California
(9035104)

3:00 p.m.
Punctured tori, continued fractions and the ending lamination conjecture.
Yair N. Minsky*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(90330199)

3:30 p.m.
Bending of convex core boundaries.
Martin Jude Bridgeman*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(9035571)

4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic Dehn surgery and algebraic and geometric convergence for Kleinian groups.
Timothy D. Comar*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9035779)

4:30 p.m.
The computational complexity of $PSL(2,C)$ discreteness criteria.
Jane P. Gilman*, Rutgers University, Newark
(90357103)

5:00 p.m.
SnapPea.
Jeffrey R. Weeks*, Canton, New York
(90357123)

Sunday October 8, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of 3manifolds, III
Room 342, Student Center
Organizers:
William Dart Dunbar, Jr., Simon's Rock of Bard College
Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College
Jeffrey R. Weeks, Canton, New York

8:30 a.m.
Exact arithmetic of hyperbolic $3$manifolds in SnapPea.
Oliver A. Goodman*, University of Bielefeld, Germany
(9035778)

9:00 a.m.
Spectral geometry of hyperbolic $3$manifolds.
Patrick J. Callahan*, University of Texas, Austin
(90357205)

9:30 a.m.
Solid tubes around shortest geodesics in hyperbolic $3$manifolds and applications.
Robert Meyerhoff*, Boston College
David Gabai, California Institute of Technology
Nathaniel John Thurston, Reed College
(90357198)

10:00 a.m.
Vol $3$.
David Gabai*, California Institute of Technology
Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College
Nathaniel John Thurston, University of California, Berkeley
(9035737)

10:30 a.m.
The solid tubes program for hyperbolic $3$manifolds.
Nathaniel John Thurston*, University of California, Berkeley
David Gabai, California Institute of Technology
Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College
(90355239)

Sunday October 8, 1995, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of 3manifolds, IV
Room 342, Student Center
Organizers:
William Dart Dunbar, Jr., Simon's Rock of Bard College
Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College
Jeffrey R. Weeks, Canton, New York

2:30 p.m.
Volumes of hyperbolic $3$manifolds with Betti number $2$.
Marc E. Culler*, University of Illinois, Chicago
Peter B. Shalen, University of Illinois, Chicago
(90355230)

3:00 p.m.
An analytic function defined on the hyperbolic Dehnsurgery space.
Mingqing Ouyang*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90357179)

3:30 p.m.
Minimal index torsionfree subgroups of Kleinian groups.
Kerry N. Jones*, Ball State University
Alan W. Reid, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(90357102)

4:00 p.m.
Simple quotients of hyperbolic $3$manifold groups.
David Darren Long, University of California Santa Barbara
Alan W. Reid*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(9035734)

4:30 p.m.
Unknotting tunnels in twobridge knot and link complements.
Colin C. Adams*, Williams College
Alan W. Reid, University of Cambridge, England
(9035722)

5:00 p.m.
An algebraic annulus theorem.
Peter Scott*, University of Michigan
Gadde A. Swarup, University of Melbourne, Australia
(90357245)
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