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1996 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, October 5-6, 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
      (914-20-110)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Permutable products of groups.
      James C. Beidleman*, University of Kentucky
      (914-20-60)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      A group problem of P. Erd{\" o}s and B.H. Neumann and some of its analogues.
      Luise-Charlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
      (914-20-73)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Locally (soluble--by--finite) groups with all proper non-nilpotent subgroups of finite rank
      Martyn R Dixon*,
      Martin J Evans,
      Howard Smith, University of Alabama
      (914-20-43)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      On Finite and Locally Finite Subgroups of Free BurnsideGroups of Large Even Exponent
      Sergei V Ivanov*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801
      (914-20-148)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      On a class of para-free groups introduced by Gilbert Baumslag.
      Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield Univesity
      Gerhard Rosenberger, Universitat Dortmund, Germany
      Michael Stille, Universitat Dortmund, Germany
      (914-20-369)
  • 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
      (914-20-259)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      A solution of the dimension subgroup problem
      Narain D Gupta*, University of Manitoba
      (914-20-261)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A small cancellation characterization of hyperbolic groups.
      Robert H. Gilman*,
      (914-20-200)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Dehn functions of groups
      Mark V. Sapir*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
      (914-20-262)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The Howson property for exponential groups
      Ilya Kapovich*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (914-20-62)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Some recent results in computational group theory
      Charles Sims*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
      (914-20-265)
  • 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
      (914-20-264)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Tame groups
      Gregory Cherlin*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
      (914-20-140)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Primitive Finitary Linear Groups
      Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
      (914-20-223)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Maximal subgroups of simple locally finite groups
      Neil Flowers*, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
      (914-20-203)
    • 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
      (914-20-65)
  • 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 pro-algebraic completion of rigid groups
      Hyman Bass*, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027
      (914-20-220)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Representations of Braid groups
      Edward Formanek*, Pennsylvania State University
      (914-20-98)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Free groups of units in $\Bbb ZG$.
      Sudarshan Sehgal*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
      (914-20-209)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Free objects in differential polynomial rings
      Mazi Shirvani*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
      (914-20-215)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Some results on verbal ideals of the free group ring
      Samuel M. Vovsi*, Rutgers University
      (914-20-301)
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