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1996 Fall Western Sectional Meeting
Pasadena, CA, November 1617, 1996
Meeting #917
Associate secretaries:
William A Harris, Jr, AMS
wharris@math.usc.edu
Special Session on Group Actions and Noncommutative Algebra

Saturday November 16, 1996, 8:40 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Actions and Noncommutative Algebra, I
Room 103, Downs Laboratory
Organizers:
Zinovy Reichstein, Oregon State University zinovy@math.orst.edu
Nikolaus Vonessen, University of Montana vonessen@selway.umt.edu

8:40 a.m.
Actions of Picard groups on graded rings.
Jeremy Haefner*, University of Colorado
Angel del R\'io, Universidad de Murcia
(9171694)

9:15 a.m.
On moduli spaces of stable vector bundles
Yi Hu*, University of California Berkeley
(91714115)

9:50 a.m.
Actions of algebraic groups on the spectrum of rational ideals
Nikolaus Vonessen*, University of Montana
(9171673)

10:25 a.m.
Multiplicative actions of finite groups
Martin W. Lorenz*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(9171646)

Saturday November 16, 1996, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Group Actions and Noncommutative Algebra, II
Room 103, Downs Laboratory
Organizers:
Zinovy Reichstein, Oregon State University zinovy@math.orst.edu
Nikolaus Vonessen, University of Montana vonessen@selway.umt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Near subgroups of finite groups
Michael Aschbacher*, Caltech
(9172019)

3:35 p.m.
Crossed products of restricted enveloping algebras
Mark C. Wilson*, University of Auckland
(9171656)

4:10 p.m.
Torsion in the Class Group of a Noncommutative Curve
Christopher J. Pappacena*, University of Southern Claifornia
(9171668)

4:45 p.m.
Linear Ultrafilters
George M. Bergman*, University of California, Berkeley
Ehud Hrushovski, Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(9171660)

5:20 p.m.
Higher commutators, ideals, and cardinality
Charles P. Lanski*, University of Southern California
(91716105)

Sunday November 17, 1996, 8:05 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Actions and Noncommutative Algebra, III
Room 103, Downs Laboratory
Organizers:
Zinovy Reichstein, Oregon State University zinovy@math.orst.edu
Nikolaus Vonessen, University of Montana vonessen@selway.umt.edu

8:05 a.m.
Imbeddings of topological groups into linear spaces.
Boris S. Khots*,
(91722136)

8:40 a.m.
Primitive Ideals in the Enveloping Algebra of the Lie Superalgebra$osp(1,2r)$
Ian M Musson*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(91717103)

9:15 a.m.
Quantum ${{\Bbb P}}^3$s which embed Quantum Quadrics
Michaela Vancliff*, University of Oregon
Kristel Van Rompay, University of Antwerp, U.I.A.
(9171627)

9:50 a.m.
Quadratic algebras of global dimension three.
Darin R. Stephenson*, University of California, San Diego
(91716114)

10:25 a.m.
On the trace of graded automorphisms
James J. Zhang*, University of Washington
(9171640)
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