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1998 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
State College, PA, October 2425, 1998
Meeting #937
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization

Saturday October 24, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization, I
Room 258, Willard Building
Organizers:
JeanLuc Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University jlb@math.psu.edu
Ranee Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University rkb@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, The Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu
Ping Xu, The Pennsylvania State University ping@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Strict Deformation Quantization of Symmetric Spaces.
Pierre Bieliavsky*, Dartmouth College
(9378172)

9:40 a.m.
On deformation quantization with seperation of variables of Poisson manifolds.
Alexander Astashkevich*, UC Davis
(9378192)

10:20 a.m.
On deformation theory of associative algebras.
Yan Soibelman*, Kansas State U
(93716113)

Saturday October 24, 1998, 2:30 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization, II
Room 258, Willard Building
Organizers:
JeanLuc Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University jlb@math.psu.edu
Ranee Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University rkb@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, The Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu
Ping Xu, The Pennsylvania State University ping@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multiplets of representations and a new kind of Dirac operartor involving a cubic term .
Bertram Kostant*, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology
(9372250)

3:10 p.m.
The dispersionless limit of the Toda system and Toeplitz quantization.
A. Bloch, University of Michigan
T. Paul, CEREMADE
A. Uribe*, University of Michigan
(9377043)

3:50 p.m.
Moment maps and Riemannian symmetric pairs.
Luis O'Shea, Cornell University
Reyer Sjamaar*, Cornell University
(9375885)

4:30 p.m.
Homotopy Gerstenhaber algebras.
Alexander A. Voronov*, Michigan State University
(9378140)

5:10 p.m.
Formal solution of the master equation via HPT.
Johannes Huebschman, Universite de Lille I
Jim Stasheff*, UNCChapel Hill
(9375891)

5:50 p.m.
Compatible deformations.
Murray Gerstenhaber*, University of Pennsylvania
Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University of Chicago
(93718122)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization, III
Room 258, Willard Building
Organizers:
JeanLuc Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University jlb@math.psu.edu
Ranee Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University rkb@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, The Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu
Ping Xu, The Pennsylvania State University ping@math.psu.edu

8:20 a.m.
Morita equivalence of Poisson manifolds and Poisson (co)homology.
Viktor L Ginzburg*, University of California Santa Cruz
(93758116)

9:00 a.m.
Cohomology rings of nonabelian symplectic quotients.
S Tolman, UIUC
J Weitsman*, UCSC
(93758115)

9:40 a.m.
The Verlinde formula for moduli spaces of parabolic bundles.
Lisa Claire Jeffrey*, Univ. of Toronto
(93758106)

10:20 a.m.
The Verlinde formulas as fixed point formulas .
Anton Alekseev, Uppsala University
Eckhard Meinrenken, University of Toronto
Chris T Woodward*, Rutgers University
(9375360)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization, IV
Room 258, Willard Building
Organizers:
JeanLuc Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University jlb@math.psu.edu
Ranee Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University rkb@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, The Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu
Ping Xu, The Pennsylvania State University ping@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Poisson harmonic forms and a theorem of Kostant.
Sam Evens*, U. of Arizona
JiangHua Lu, U. of Arizona
(9372235)

3:10 p.m.
A Littelmanntype formula for DuistermaatHeckman measures.
Allen Knutson*, Brandeis
(9375359)

3:50 p.m.
On the Moduli Space of YangBaxter Operators .
Anthony Giaquinto*, Loyola University Chicago
(93717127)

4:30 p.m.
Quantum States Localized on Lagrangian Submanifolds.
Fran\c cois Ziegler*, University of Georgia
(93722140)
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