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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 Symmetries of Knots and Three-manifolds

  • Saturday April 10, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Symmetries of Knots and Three-manifolds

    Room 219, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu
    Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@math.gwu.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Intrinsically Asymmetric 2-colorings of Graphs in $S^{3}$.
      Erica Flapan*, Pomona College
      David L. Li, Pomona College
      (942-57-150)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Symmetries of 2-strand string links up to concordance.
      Theodore B Stanford*, United States Naval Academy
      (942-57-184)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Alexander polynomials of equivariant slice knots.
      James F. Davis*, Indiana University
      Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno
      (942-57-27)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Quantum Invariants of periodic three-manifolds.
      Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
      (942-00-104)
  • Saturday April 10, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Symmetries of Knots and Three-manifolds

    Room 219, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu
    Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@math.gwu.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Periodicity of homology spheres.
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska*, Boise State University
      Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University
      (942-57-198)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Periodic knots and the twisted Alexander polynomials.
      Swatee Naik*, University of Nevada-Reno, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.
      (942-57-205)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Murakami-Ohtsuki-Okada invariants and periodicity of 3-manifolds.
      Maxim V. Sokolov, Mr.*, George Washington University
      (942-57-199)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Homotopy skein module, dichromatic polynomial and symmetry .
      Jozef H. Przytycki*, GWU
      (942-57-237)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The Casson-Walker-Lescop invariant and link invariants.
      Jeff Johannes*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
      (942-57-13)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Concordance of Classical Knots.
      Andrius Tamulis*, Monmouth College
      (942-57-20)
  • Sunday April 11, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Symmetries of Knots and Three-manifolds

    Room 219, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu
    Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@math.gwu.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Dehn surgeries on knots which yield lens spaces and genera of knots .
      Hiroshi Goda*, University of California at Davis
      Masakazu Teragaito, Hiroshima University
      (942-57-106)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Homology of cyclic covers of slice knots.
      Karl A Bloch*, Indiana University
      Davis F James, Indiana University
      (942-57-21)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Periodic Links and Representation Shifts.
      Daniel S Silver*, Univ. of South Alabama
      Susan G Williams, Univ. of South Alabama
      (942-57-189)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Classification of links up to surgery equivalence of second class.
      Fan Ding, Peking University
      Xiao-Song Lin*, UC Riverside
      (942-57-102)
  • Sunday April 11, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Symmetries of Knots and Three-manifolds

    Room 219, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu
    Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@math.gwu.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Translating the involutory Kuperberg invariant into the surgery framework, and relating it to certain symmetries of 3-manifolds.
      Fernando J. O. Souza*, University of Illinois at Chicago
      Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago
      David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago
      (942-57-232)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Ordering groups of Pure Braids and Hyperplane Arrangements.
      Djun M. Kim*, The University of British Columbia
      Dale P. Rolfsen, The University of British Columbia
      (942-06-204)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Seifert fibered surgeries on hyperbolic knots.
      Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
      John Luecke, University of Texas at Austin
      (942-57-249)
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