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1995 Fall Western Sectional Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, November 11-12, 1995
Meeting #905

Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu

Special Session on Spectral Invariants and Conformal Geometry

  • Saturday November 11, 1995, 8:50 a.m.-10:40 a.m.
    Special Session on Spectral Invariants and Conformal Geometry, I

    Room 351, Denny Research Building
    Organizers:
    Xianzhe Dai, University of Southern California
    Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California

    • 8:50 a.m.
      A signature theorem on manifolds with corners.
      Andrew W. Hassell*, Stanford University
      (905-58-30)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The Gromov-Lawson-Rosenberg conjecture.
      Peter B. Gilkey*, University of Oregon
      (905-58-11)
    • 10:10 a.m.
      Spectra of surfaces.
      Peter Sarnak*, Princeton University
      (905-58-59)
  • Saturday November 11, 1995, 3:00 p.m.-6:10 p.m.
    Special Session on Spectral Invariants and Conformal Geometry, II

    Room 351, Denny Research Building
    Organizers:
    Xianzhe Dai, University of Southern California
    Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Analytic and Reidemeister torsion for representations in finite type Hilbert modules.
      Leonid Friedlander*, University of Arizona
      Dan Burghelea, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Thomas Kappeler, Ohio State University, Columbus
      P. McDonald, Ohio State University
      (905-58-58)
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Conformal geometry and spectral invariants.
      Thomas Patrick Branson*, University of Iowa
      (905-58-51)
    • 4:20 p.m.
      Discussion
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The higher $\Gamma$-index theorem for manifolds with boundaries.
      Fang-Bing Wu*, Kansas State University
      (905-58-23)
    • 5:40 p.m.
      On the prescribing mean curvature problem.
      Alice Chang, University of California, Los Angeles
      Xingwang Xu*, National University of Singapore, Singapore
      Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California
      (905-58-52)
  • Sunday November 12, 1995, 8:50 a.m.-10:40 a.m.
    Special Session on Spectral Invariants and Conformal Geometry, III

    Room 351, Denny Research Building
    Organizers:
    Xianzhe Dai, University of Southern California
    Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California

    • 8:50 a.m.
      The Paneitz operator and a Pohozaev-type identity.
      Matthew J. Gursky*, Indiana University, Bloomington
      (905-35-60)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Prescribing scalar curvature on $S^4$: Existence and compactness.
      YanYan Li*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (905-35-17)
    • 10:10 a.m.
      The spectrum of an asymptotically hyperbolic Einstein manifold.
      John M. Lee*, University of Washington
      (905-35-50)
  • Sunday November 12, 1995, 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Spectral Invariants and Conformal Geometry, IV

    Room 351, Denny Research Building
    Organizers:
    Xianzhe Dai, University of Southern California
    Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Nondegenerate solutions and the geometry of moduli spaces of metrics and surfaces of constant curvature.
      Daniel Pollack*, University of Chicago
      (905-53-33)
    • 3:40 p.m.
      A paradigm for gluing in conformal geometry.
      Rafe R. Mazzeo*, Stanford University
      (905-58-57)
    • 4:20 p.m.
      A priori estimates for prescribing scalar curvature problem.
      Wenxiong Chen, Southwest Missouri State University
      Congming Li*, University of Colorado, Boulder
      (905-35-44)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The zeta functional determinants on manifolds with boundary.
      Alice Chang, University of California, Los Angeles
      Jie Qing*, Columbia University
      (905-53-35)
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