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1999 Spring Western Section Meeting
Las Vegas, NV, April 10-11, 1999
Meeting #942

Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu

Special Session on Diophantine Problems

  • Saturday April 10, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Diophantine Problems

    Room 216, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu
    Michael Bennett, University of Illinois mabennet@math.uiuc.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Old and new results on Diophantine equations of the form $aX^4-bY^2= \pm 1$.
      Michael A. Bennett, University of Illinois, Urbana
      Gary Walsh*, University of Ottawa
      (942-11-05)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Some recent results on the modularity of two-dimensional $p$-adic Galois representations.
      Chris Skinner*, IAS
      (942-11-210)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      the regularity theorem and conductor-discriminant inequalities.
      Minhyong Kim*, University of Arizona
      (942-11-203)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Arithmetic of Fermat curves .
      Pavlos Tzermias*, University of Arizona
      (942-11-194)
  • Saturday April 10, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Diophantine Problems

    Room 216, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu
    Michael Bennett, University of Illinois mabennet@math.uiuc.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the discriminant of classical polynomials.
      Fernando Rodriguez-Villegas*, University of Texas at Austin
      (942-11-214)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Automorphisms of cubic moduli spaces.
      William M. Goldman*, University of Maryland
      (942-14-129)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Torsion Points on $X_0(N)$.
      Matthew H Baker*, UC Berkeley
      (942-14-34)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Constraints on value sets over finite fields.
      Wayne Aitken*, California State University
      (942-11-225)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Algebraic families of nonzero elements of Shafarevich-Tate groups.
      Jean-Louis Colliot-Th\'el\`ene, Universit\'e de Paris-Sud
      Bjorn Poonen*, University of California at Berkeley
      (942-11-46)
  • Sunday April 11, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Diophantine Problems

    Room 216, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu
    Michael Bennett, University of Illinois mabennet@math.uiuc.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Jacobians of Curves of Genus 1.
      William G McCallum*, University of Arizona
      (942-11-201)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      A 2-dimensional continued fraction algorithm associated with interval exchanges and a theorem of Lagrange.
      Sebastien Ferenczi, Universite de Tours
      Charles Holton, University of California
      Luca Q Zamboni*, University of North Texas
      (942-11-76)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Geometrically simple reduction types of CM abelian varieties.
      Hui Zhu*, MSRI
      (942-11-217)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Geometric Non-vanishing.
      Douglas Ulmer*, University of Arizona
      (942-11-245)
  • Sunday April 11, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Diophantine Problems

    Room 216, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu
    Michael Bennett, University of Illinois mabennet@math.uiuc.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Bounds on exponential sums and applications to cryptography.
      Daniel B. Lieman*, University of Missouri
      (942-11-213)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Arithemetic Analogs of Differential Modular Forms.
      Christine Hurlburt*, University of New Mexico
      (942-14-186)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Plane quartics with Jacobians isomorphic to a hyperelliptic Jacobian.
      Everett W Howe*, Center for Communications Research
      (942-14-155)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A slightly weaker conjecture implies the $abc$ conjecture.
      Paul Vojta*, University of California, Berkeley
      (942-11-230)
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