AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:48
1998 Spring Central Section Meeting
Manhattan, KS, March 2728, 1998
Meeting #932
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Groups and Geometry

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometry, I
Room 146, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ernest E. Shult, Kansas State University shult@math.ksu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Towards a Theory of Flocks of Cones.
William E Cherowitzo*, University of Colorado at Denver
(9325147) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized Quadrangles with Parameters (q+1, q1) .
M A Miller*, Univ. Colo  Denver
Stan E Payne, Univ. Colo  Denver
(9325142) 
9:30 a.m.
On the ovoids in the orthogonal space of type $O_6^+(8)$.
Athula D Gunawardena*, Wayne State College
John Fuelberth, Wayne State College
David Shaffer, Wayne State College
(93251223) 
10:00 a.m.
$c$extensions of $P$geometries.
Corinna Wiedorn*, :MartinLuther Universit\"at, Halle, Germany
(9322063) 
10:30 a.m.
Higher order buildings as $\Bbb{Z} \times \Bbb{Z}$buildings.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Bowling Green State University
(9322090)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometry, II
Room 146, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ernest E. Shult, Kansas State University shult@math.ksu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Permutation modules for $\hbox{GL}(n+1,\mathbb F_q)$ acting on $\mathbb P^n(\mabb F_q)$ and ${\mathbb F_q}^{n+1}$.
Matthew K Bardoe, None
Peter K Sin*, University of Florida
(9322034) 
3:00 p.m.
Restrictions of $\Omega^{\epsilon}_{n}(q)$modules to alternating groups.
William J. Husen*, Wayne State University
(9322078) 
3:30 p.m.
Irreducibility of Alternating and Symmetric Squares.
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
Gunter Malle, Universitaet Heidelberg
(9322074) 
4:00 p.m.
Small modules for finite simple groups.
Gernot Stroth*, Universit\"at Halle
Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld, Michigan State University
(9322064) 
4:30 p.m.
Projective representations in cross characteristic for some classical groups.
Corneliu G. Hoffman*, Univ. of Southern California
(9322044) 
5:00 p.m.
Valentiner's Group: The Action on $\mathbf{CP}^{2}$ of the Alternating Group $\mathcal{A}_{6}$.
Scott Crass*, Buffalo State College
(9322027)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday March 28, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometry, III
Room 146, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ernest E. Shult, Kansas State University shult@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Collineations of Finite Projective Planes.
ChatYin Ho*, Univ of Florida
(93251174) 
8:30 a.m.
The 2transitive complex Hadamard matrices.
G. E. Moorhouse*, Univ. of Wyoming
(9320555) 
9:00 a.m.
Antipodal distance transitive covers of complete graphs.
Chris D. Godsil, Univeristy of Waterloo
Robert A. Liebler*, Coloarado State Univeristy
Cheryl Praeger, E., University of Western Australia
(9320546) 
9:30 a.m.
Flagtransitive hyperplane complements of classical generalized quadrangles.
Antonio Pasini, University of Siena, Italy
Sergey Shpectorov*, Bowling Green State University
(9322072) 
10:00 a.m.
Characterization of $P$geometries related to $M_{22}$.
Jonathan I. Hall*, Michigan State University
(93220183) 
10:30 a.m.
On the sphericity and simple connectivity of finite regular posets.
Chao Ku*, California Institute of Technology
(93220144)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 28, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometry, IV
Room 146, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ernest E. Shult, Kansas State University shult@math.ksu.edu

2:30 p.m.
A lemma on quasithin groups.
Michael Aschbacher*, Caltech
(93220104) 
3:00 p.m.
Geometrical considerations in the classification of quasithin groups
Stephen D Smith*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9322008) 
3:30 p.m.
Framed Vertex Operator Algebras and Rank One Lattice Type VOAs.
Robert L. Griess, Jr.*, University of Michigan
(93220207) 
4:00 p.m.
$Sz(8)$ embeds in $E_8(C)$.
Alexander J. Ryba*, University of Michigan
(93220212) 
4:30 p.m.
SL(2,7) and PSL(2,7) Subgroups of the Lie Group E8(C).
Michael J. Kantor*, Knox College
(93220175) 
5:00 p.m.
Classical groups as monodromy composition factors.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Wayne State University
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University
(93220181)

2:30 p.m.