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1998 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Louisville, KY, March 20-21, 1998
Meeting #931

Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu

Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology

  • Friday March 20, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology, I

    Room 161, Burhans Hall
    Organizers:
    Abigail A. Thompson, University of California, Davis thompson@math.ucdavis.edu
    Martin Scharlemann, University of Califronia, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Arnold-type invariants of curves on surfaces and homotopy groups of the space of curves.
      Vladimir V Tchernov*, Uppsala University, Sweden
      (931-57-87)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Infinite Coxeter groups are virtually indicable.
      D Cooper, UC Santa Barbara
      D D Long*, UC Santa Barbara
      A W Reid, UT Austin
      (931-57-13)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Invariants of Heegaard Splittings.
      Doug Bullock, Boise State University
      Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska, Boise State University
      (931-57-84)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Almost Normal Surfaces with Boundary in 3-Manifolds .
      Michelle M Stocking*, University of Texas, Austin
      (931-57-40)
  • Friday March 20, 1998, 2:45 p.m.-5:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology, II

    Room 161, Burhans Hall
    Organizers:
    Abigail A. Thompson, University of California, Davis thompson@math.ucdavis.edu
    Martin Scharlemann, University of Califronia, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

    • 2:45 p.m.
      Alternating Graphs.
      Colin Adams*, Williams College
      (931-57-198)
    • 3:15 p.m.
      A survey of symmetric knots.
      Morwen B Thistlethwaite*, University of Tennessee
      (931-57-86)
    • 3:45 p.m.
      Two-Generator Satellite Links.
      Steven A Bleiler, Portland State University
      Amelia C Jones*, Vassar College
      (931-57-67)
    • 4:15 p.m.
      Crossing number of thick knots.
      Jonathan K Simon*, University of Iowa
      Gregory R Buck, St. Anselm College
      (931-57-17)
    • 4:45 p.m.
      Pseudofree group actions on $S^2 x S^2$.
      Michael P McCooey*, Indiana University, Bloomington
      (931-57-344)
  • Saturday March 21, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology, III

    Room 161, Burhans Hall
    Organizers:
    Abigail A. Thompson, University of California, Davis thompson@math.ucdavis.edu
    Martin Scharlemann, University of Califronia, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Torsion in the Kauffman bracket skein module of a 3-manifold and use of a homology group and hyperbolic structure in torsion detection.
      J\'ozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
      (931-57-64)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Examples of foliation cones.
      John Cantwell*, Saint Louis University
      Lawrence Conlon, Washington University
      (931-57-21)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Genuine laminations and group negative curvature.
      William H. Kazez*, University of Georgia
      David Gabai, California Insitute of Technology
      (931-57-10)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Small Seifert group actions on R .
      Rachel Roberts*, Washington University
      Melanie Stein, Trinity College
      (931-57-45)
  • Saturday March 21, 1998, 2:45 p.m.-5:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology, IV

    Room 161, Burhans Hall
    Organizers:
    Abigail A. Thompson, University of California, Davis thompson@math.ucdavis.edu
    Martin Scharlemann, University of Califronia, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

    • 2:45 p.m.
      Counting annuli and tori.
      Martin G Scharlemann, UCSB
      Jennifer C Schultens*, Emory University
      (931-57-16)
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Annular and boundary reducing Dehn fillings.
      Cameron McA. Gordon*, The University of Texas at Austin
      Ying-Qing Wu, University of Iowa
      (931-57-82)
    • 3:45 p.m.
      Extension of incompressible surfaces on the boundary of 3-manifolds.
      Michael Freedman, UCSD
      Hugh Howards, UCSD
      Ying-Qing Wu*, University of Iowa
      (931-57-81)
    • 4:15 p.m.
      Heegaard diagrams and handlebody groups.
      Feng Luo*, Dept. of Math., Rutgers Univ.
      (931-57-73)
    • 4:45 p.m.
      Proof of Arnold's Conjectures About Plane Curves With Double Points.
      Chenghui Luo*, Fraunhofer CRCG, Inc.
      (931-55-11)
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