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1996 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, April 1921, 1996
Meeting #911
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on Number Theory and Quadratic Forms

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Quadratic Forms, I
Room 203, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Jurgen Hurrelbrink, Louisiana State University
Jorge F. Morales, Louisiana State University
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University
Paul B. Van Wamelen, Louisiana State University

2:15 p.m.
Growth of number of spinor genera in ${\bf Z}_p$extensions.
Wai Kiu Chan*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(91111239)

2:45 p.m.
Normsets and factorization properties of rings of integers.
James Barker Coykendall, IV*, Lehigh University
(9111117)

3:15 p.m.
The zeta function of Burkhardt's quartic.
Jerome William Hoffman*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Steven H. Weintraub, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(9111119)

3:45 p.m.
Number of solutions of a pair of quadratic forms over a finite field.
Laura Mann Schueller*, University of Kentucky
(91111241)

4:15 p.m.
Stark units for totally real cubic fields.
Brett A. Tangedal*, University of Vermont
(9111130)

4:45 p.m.
Wittkernels for elliptic and hyperelliptic curves.
Jonathan Shick*, Loyola University
(91111240)

5:15 p.m.
On certain corestriction principles.
Nguyen Quoc Thang*, McMaster University
(9111131)

Saturday April 20, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Quadratic Forms II
Room 203, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Jurgen Hurrelbrink, Louisiana State University
Jorge F. Morales, Louisiana State University
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University
Paul B. Van Wamelen, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
Almost strong approximation for definite quadratic forms.
J. S. Hsia*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(91111116)

8:30 a.m.
Nonunimodular Hermitian forms over $p$adic algebras.
Laura Fainsilber*, University of FrancheComte, France
(91111262)

9:00 a.m.
Bianchi groups and integral quadratic forms.
Donald G. James*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(9111118)

9:30 a.m.
Commutators in orthogonal groups.
Alexander J. Hahn*, University of Notre Dame
(91111260)

10:00 a.m.
Orthogonal representations of finite groups.
Carl R. Riehm*, McMaster University
(9111128)

10:30 a.m.
Memories of Olga Tausskey Todd.
Dennis R. Estes*, University of Southern California
(9111164)

Saturday April 20, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Quadratic Forms, III
Room 203, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Jurgen Hurrelbrink, Louisiana State University
Jorge F. Morales, Louisiana State University
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University
Paul B. Van Wamelen, Louisiana State University

2:15 p.m.
Bihomogenous nullstellensatz for $p$fields.
Martin Kruskemper*, University of Munster, Germany
(9111107)

2:45 p.m.
On trace forms of Galois extensions.
Martin Epkenhans*, University of Paderborn, Germany
(9111232)

3:15 p.m.
Quadratic form invariants and the minors of a matrix.
David W. Lewis*, University College of Dublin, Republic of Ireland
(9111111)

3:45 p.m.
Hasse invariant of the trace form.
A. Queguiner*, University of FrancheComte, France
(9111134)

4:15 p.m.
The space of composition algebras.
Daniel B. Shapiro*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9111161)

4:45 p.m.
Excellent algebraic groups.
Ina Kersten*, University of Bielefeld, Germany
(91111243)

5:15 p.m.
Anisotropic splitting of reductive groups.
Ulf Rehmann*, University of Bielefeld, Germany
(91111242)

Sunday April 21, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Quadratic Forms, IV
Room 203, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Jurgen Hurrelbrink, Louisiana State University
Jorge F. Morales, Louisiana State University
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University
Paul B. Van Wamelen, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
The Galois number.
Patricia Wright Beaulieu, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Thomas Palfrey*, Xavier University
(91111237)

8:30 a.m.
Annihilators of scaled trace forms.
Patricia Wright Beaulieu*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(9111149)

9:00 a.m.
A partial generalized of Kaplan's theorem.
Stella Roberson Ashford*, Southern University
(91111235)

9:30 a.m.
On the preservation of root numbers and behavior of Weil characters under reciprocity equivalence.
Jenna Price Carpenter*, Louisiana Tech University
(9111147)

10:00 a.m.
Splitting numbers and multiplicity.
Donna J. Stuart*, Southern University
(91111236)

10:30 a.m.
A relationship between twin primes and their indices.
Ali R. Fazely*, Southern University
(91111238)
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