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1995 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Boston, MA, October 7-8, 1995
Meeting #903

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Discrete Geometry

  • Saturday October 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Discrete Geometry, I

    Room 270, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Egon Schulte, Northeastern University
    Marjorie Senechal, Smith College

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Bieberbach's theorem on crystallographic groups.
      Andrew J. Vince*, University of Florida
      (903-05-164)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      The form of an orbifold determines the number of tilings.
      D. H. Huson*, University of Bielefeld, Germany
      (903-05-31)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On mutual local derivability and pentagonal tilings.
      Thang Le*, State University of New York, Buffalo
      (903-05-149)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Tilings by related zonotopes.
      Henry H. Crapo*, CAMS, France
      Marjorie Senechal, Smith College
      (903-51-116)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Uniform stability of sphere packings.
      Andras Bezdek, Auburn University, Auburn
      Robert Connelly*, Cornell University, Ithaca
      (903-05-227)
  • Saturday October 7, 1995, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Discrete Geometry, II

    Room 270, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Marjorie Senechal, Smith College
    Egon Schulte, Northeastern University

    • 2:30 p.m.
      The $d$-step conjecture and Gaussian elimination.
      Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
      Nagabhushana Prabhu, Purdue University, West Lafayette
      James A. Reeds, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
      (903-52-101)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the number of facets of a projection of a convex $d$-polytope.
      Steven W. Knox*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      (903-52-151)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Tiling: The role of notation.
      Doris W. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
      (903-05-173)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Matching rules and substitution tilings.
      Chaim Goodman-Strauss*, University of Arkansas
      (903-52-170)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Density bounds for highly saturated packings and reduced coverings.
      Gabor Toth, Hungarian Academy of Science, Hungary
      Gregory J. Kuperberg, Yale University
      Wlodzimierz Kuperberg*, Auburn University, Auburn
      (903-52-175)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Some geometry for plane $CAD$.
      Walter J. Whiteley*, York University
      (903-52-54)
  • Sunday October 8, 1995, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Discrete Geometry, III

    Room 270, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Marjorie Senechal, Smith College
    Egon Schulte, Northeastern University

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Arranging planes so they are as far apart as possible: Packings in Grassmannian manifolds.
      Neil J. A. Sloane*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
      (903-05-81)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Isoperimetric inequalities and the Dodecahedral conjecture.
      Karoly Bezdek*, Cornell University, Ithaca
      (903-16-192)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Chiral integers and chiral polytopes.
      Barry R. Monson*, University of New Brunswick
      Asia Ivic Weiss, York University
      (903-52-100)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Hurwitz integers and Coxeter groups.
      Asia Ivic Weiss*, York University
      Norman W. Johnson, Wheaton College
      (903-51-115)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      How to draw a conformal model for the fundamental region of a hyperbolic reflection group.
      H. S. MacDonald Coxeter*, University of Toronto
      (903-05-05)
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