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1997 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Milwaukee, WI, October 24-25, 1997
Meeting #927

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

Special Session on Differential Geometry

  • Friday October 24, 1997, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry, I

    Room E-220, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
    Organizers:
    Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Dupin hypersurfaces with four principal curvatures
      Gary R. Jensen*, Washington University
      Thomas E. Cecil, College of the Holy Cross
      (927-53-179)
    • 9:40 a.m.
      Quadratic Differentials and Conformal Immersions
      George I Kamberov*,
      (927-53-259)
    • 10:20 a.m.
      Minimal surfaces via loop groups.
      Josef Dorfmeister, University of Kansas
      Franz Pedit, University of Massachusetts
      Magdalena Daniela Toda*, The University of Kansas
      (927-53-182)
  • Friday October 24, 1997, 2:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry, II

    Room E-220, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
    Organizers:
    Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Frenet equations for a null curve.
      Krishan L Duggal*, University of Windsor
      (927-53-151)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Symplectic Connections and Quasars.
      Ivan C Sterling*, Univ of Toledo
      Geoffrey Martin, Univ of Toledo
      (927-53-184)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Gradients and Variational Problems
      Anders I Linner*,
      (927-53-144)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Manifolds with zero Morse Index
      Shihshu Walter Wei*, OU
      (927-53-187)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      An Optimal Path Problem
      Libin Mou*,
      (927-53-189)
  • Saturday October 25, 1997, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry, III

    Room E-220, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
    Organizers:
    Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Catastrophic phenomena in soap bubble experiments.
      Henry C. Wente*, University of Toledo
      (927-49-367)
    • 9:40 a.m.
      Discrete curves and their discrete integrable flows
      Franz J Pedit*,
      (927-53-118)
    • 10:20 a.m.
      Line Congruences and the Space of Lines
      Mary D. Shepherd*, SUNY College at Potsdam
      (927-53-97)
  • Saturday October 25, 1997, 2:30 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry, IV

    Room E-220, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
    Organizers:
    Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      The Hermitian--Einstein equation on K\"ahlerian fiber bundles and the coupled vortex equations.
      James F. Glazebrook*, Eastern Illinois University and University of Illinois
      Steven B. Bradlow, University of Illinois
      Franz W. Kamber, University of Illinois
      (927-53-130)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Symplectic Connections and Exotic Holonomy
      Quo-Shin Chi*, Washington University in St. Louis
      (927-53-139)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      The degree of superminimal surfaces in spheres.
      Luis Fern\'andez*, Washington University
      (927-53-216)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A Sharp Isoperimetric Inequality for PL-manifolds of Non-positive Curvature
      Jianguo Cao*, University of Notre Dame
      (927-58-200)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      New Isospectral Deformations of Closed Riemannian Manifolds.
      Carolyn S Gordon, Dartmouth College
      Ruth Gornet*, Texas Tech University
      Dorothee Schueth, Mathematisches Institut der Univ. Bonn
      David L Webb, Dartmouth College
      Ed Wilson, Washington University
      (927-58-330)
    • 5:50 p.m.
      Helices and Hasimoto Surfaces.
      Thomas A. Ivey*, Ball State University
      (927-53-331)
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