AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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1996 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, October 56, 1996
Meeting #914
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings

Saturday October 5, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, I
Room 220, Science Hall
Organizers:
Simon Thomas, Rutgers University, New Brunswick sthomas@lagrange.rutgers.edu
Samuel M. Vovsi, Rutgers University, New Brunswick vovsi@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
Finitely generated groups that are isomorphic with their subgroups of finite index
Derek J. S. Robinson*, University of Illinois
(91420110)

8:30 a.m.
Permutable products of groups.
James C. Beidleman*, University of Kentucky
(9142060)

9:00 a.m.
A group problem of P. Erd{\" o}s and B.H. Neumann and some of its analogues.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
(9142073)

9:30 a.m.
Locally (solublebyfinite) groups with all proper nonnilpotent subgroups of finite rank
Martyn R Dixon*,
Martin J Evans,
Howard Smith, University of Alabama
(9142043)

10:00 a.m.
On Finite and Locally Finite Subgroups of Free BurnsideGroups of Large Even Exponent
Sergei V Ivanov*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Urbana, IL 61801
(91420148)

10:30 a.m.
On a class of parafree groups introduced by Gilbert Baumslag.
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield Univesity
Gerhard Rosenberger, Universitat Dortmund, Germany
Michael Stille, Universitat Dortmund, Germany
(91420369)

Saturday October 5, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, II
Room 220, Science Hall
Organizers:
Simon Thomas, Rutgers University, New Brunswick sthomas@lagrange.rutgers.edu
Samuel M. Vovsi, Rutgers University, New Brunswick vovsi@math.rutgers.edu

2:30 p.m.
On groups with periodic primitive elements
Efim I Zelmanov*, Yale University
(91420259)

3:00 p.m.
A solution of the dimension subgroup problem
Narain D Gupta*, University of Manitoba
(91420261)

3:30 p.m.
A small cancellation characterization of hyperbolic groups.
Robert H. Gilman*,
(91420200)

4:00 p.m.
Dehn functions of groups
Mark V. Sapir*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(91420262)

4:30 p.m.
The Howson property for exponential groups
Ilya Kapovich*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9142062)

5:00 p.m.
Some recent results in computational group theory
Charles Sims*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
(91420265)

Sunday October 6, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, III
Room 220, Science Hall
Organizers:
Simon Thomas, Rutgers University, New Brunswick sthomas@lagrange.rutgers.edu
Samuel M. Vovsi, Rutgers University, New Brunswick vovsi@math.rutgers.edu

8:30 a.m.
Applications of infinite combinatorics to algebra
Saharon Shelah*, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
(91420264)

9:00 a.m.
Tame groups
Gregory Cherlin*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
(91420140)

9:30 a.m.
Primitive Finitary Linear Groups
Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
(91420223)

10:00 a.m.
Maximal subgroups of simple locally finite groups
Neil Flowers*, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
(91420203)

10:30 a.m.
Infinite products of finite simple groups
Jan Saxl, Cambridge University, England
Saharon Shelah, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
(9142065)

Sunday October 6, 1996, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, IV
Room 220, Science Hall
Organizers:
Simon Thomas, Rutgers University, New Brunswick sthomas@lagrange.rutgers.edu
Samuel M. Vovsi, Rutgers University, New Brunswick vovsi@math.rutgers.edu

2:30 p.m.
The proalgebraic completion of rigid groups
Hyman Bass*, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027
(91420220)

3:00 p.m.
Representations of Braid groups
Edward Formanek*, Pennsylvania State University
(9142098)

3:30 p.m.
Free groups of units in $\Bbb ZG$.
Sudarshan Sehgal*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
(91420209)

4:00 p.m.
Free objects in differential polynomial rings
Mazi Shirvani*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
(91420215)

4:30 p.m.
Some results on verbal ideals of the free group ring
Samuel M. Vovsi*, Rutgers University
(91420301)
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