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1997 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Detroit, MI, May 2-4, 1997
Meeting #922

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

Special Session on Groups and Geometries

  • Friday May 2, 1997, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Groups and Geometries, I

    Room 131, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University danf@math.wayne.edu
    Robert L. Griess, Jr., University of Michigan rlg@math.lsa.umich.edu
    Kay Magaard, Wayne State University kaym@math.wayne.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Applications of group geometries to group cohomology
      Stephen D. Smith*, University of Illinois at Chica
      (922-20-90)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Extensions of Kac-Moody Twin Buildings using Quasi-real roots.
      Curtis D. Bennett*, Bowling Green State University
      (922-20-118)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Quillen Complex of $Sp_{2n}(q)$
      Kaustuv M Das*, Eastern Illinois University
      (922-20-34)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Geometry and Cohomology of certain 2-groups
      Alejandro Adem*, University of Wisconsin-Madison
      (922-20-277)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Actions of $SL(2,7)$ and $PSL(2,7)$ Subgroups of the Complex Lie Group of Type $E_8$ on $2^k$-torsion Subgroups of a Maximal Torus
      Michael J Kantor*, Knox College
      (922-20-244)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Cameron-Liebler classes of lines in $PG(3,q)^\ast$
      Aiden Bruen*, University of Western Ontario
      Keldon Drudge, University of Western Ontario
      (922-15-281)
  • Saturday May 3, 1997, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Groups and Geometries, II

    Room 131, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University danf@math.wayne.edu
    Robert L. Griess, Jr., University of Michigan rlg@math.lsa.umich.edu
    Kay Magaard, Wayne State University kaym@math.wayne.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      The 5-modular characters of the Harada-Norton group.
      Alexander J. Ryba*, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881
      (922-20-290)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On the restriction of $O_{n}( {\bf C} )$ modules to $A_{n+1}$
      William J Husen*, Wayne State University
      (922-20-201)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Permutation modules, dual polar spaces, and Hermitian forms graphs
      M. K. Bardoe*, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, United Kingdom
      A. A. Ivanov, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, United Kingdom
      (922-20-230)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Symplectic groups, symplectic spreads, linear codes and integral lattices
      Rudolph Scharlau, University of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
      Pham Huu Tiep*, Ohio State University, Columbus
      (922-20-29)
  • Saturday May 3, 1997, 3:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Groups and Geometries, III

    Room 131, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University danf@math.wayne.edu
    Robert L. Griess, Jr., University of Michigan rlg@math.lsa.umich.edu
    Kay Magaard, Wayne State University kaym@math.wayne.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Finite projective planes with abelian transitive collineation groups
      Chat Yin Ho*, University of Florida
      (922-51-243)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Symmetric dual pairs
      Ronald M. Solomon*, Ohio State University, Columbus
      (922-20-162)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Recent progress in classifying $Alt_5$ and $SL(2, 5)$ subgroups ofexceptional complex Lie groups up to conjugacy
      Darrin D. Frey*, Winona State University
      (922-20-269)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Classification of small Frattini Moufang loops
      Tim Hsu*, University of Michigan
      (922-20-133)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Closed-Like normal subgroups of finitary linear groups
      Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
      (922-20-204)
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