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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 VOA's Monstrous Moonshine and Related Topics

  • Friday May 2, 1997, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on VOA's Monstrous Moonshine and Related Topics, I

    Room 135, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Robert L. Griess, Jr., University of Michigan rlg@math.lsa.umich.edu
    Chongying Dong, University of California Santa Cruz dong@cats.ucsc.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Quantum analogs of generalized Verma modules
      Viatcheslav M. Futorny, Kiev University, Kiev, Ukraine
      Duncan J Melville*, St. Lawrence University
      (922-17-231)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Automorphisms of genus 2 curves and Kummer surfaces
      Charles B. Thomas*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
      (922-20-239)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Replicable functions and the Monster
      Simon P Norton*, Cambridge, England
      (922-30-112)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Higher Genus Modular Equations
      Chris Cummins*,
      (922-11-161)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      A vector-valued function generalizing the elliptic modular function $j(z)$
      Mihai Cipu, Centre Interuniversitaire en Calcul Math\'ematique Alg\'ebrique
      John McKay*, Centre Interuniversitaire en Calcul Math\'ematique Alg\'ebrique
      (922-11-255)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Mirror Pairs of Finite Groups.
      Geoffrey Mason*, University of California, Santa Cruz
      (922-20-271)
  • Saturday May 3, 1997, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on VOA's Monstrous Moonshine and Related Topics, II

    Room 135, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Robert L. Griess, Jr., University of Michigan rlg@math.lsa.umich.edu
    Chongying Dong, University of California Santa Cruz dong@cats.ucsc.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      An equivalence of categories of modules for generalized Kac-Moody algebras
      Elizabeth G. Jurisich*, The University of Chicago
      (922-17-259)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Multibraces on topological vertex operator algebras
      F\"{u}sun Akman*, Utah State University
      (922-17-126)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Note on free bosonic vertex algebra and its conformal vectors
      Kiyokazu Nagatomo*, Osaka University, Japan
      Atsushi Matsuo, Osaka University, Japan
      (922-17-296)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Vertex Lie algebras, poisson algebras and vertex operator algebras
      Chongying Dong, University of California-Santa Cruz
      Haisheng Li*, Institute for Advanced Study
      Geoffrey Mason, University of California-Santa Cruz
      (922-17-249)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Vertex Operator Algebras in Topology
      Hirotaka Tamanoi*, University of California at Santa Cruz
      (922-55-270)
  • Saturday May 3, 1997, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on VOA's Monstrous Moonshine and Related Topics, III

    Room 135, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Robert L. Griess, Jr., University of Michigan rlg@math.lsa.umich.edu
    Chongying Dong, University of California Santa Cruz dong@cats.ucsc.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Twisted modules for a Virasoro VOA: A preliminary report
      Julie S Glass*, California State University at Hayward
      (922-17-132)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      On ${\cal W}_{1+ \infty}$ with a negative central charge
      Weiqiang Wang*, Yale University,Gibbs Instructor
      (922-17-56)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Axiomatic study of intertwining operator algebras
      Yi-Zhi Huang*, Rutgers University
      (922-17-92)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Famlies of representations of the Virasoro and $N = 1$ and $N = 2$Neveu-Schwarz algebras in terms of superderivations and implications
      Katrina Deane Barron*, University of California, Santa Cruz
      (922-17-93)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      $q$-Vertex operators of twisted quantum affine algebras
      Naihuan Jing*, North Carolina State University
      (922-17-71)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Bosonic realizations of $U_q(C_n^{(1)})$
      Kailash C. Misra*, North Carolina State University
      (922-17-77)
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