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1999 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Providence, RI, October 2-3, 1999
Meeting #947

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Number Theory

  • Saturday October 2, 1999, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Number Theory

    Room III, Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael I. Rosen, Brown University mrosen@math.brown.edu
    Siman Wong, Brown University siman@math.brown.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Galois pro-p groups unramified at p; explicit computations.
      Nigel Boston*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      (947-11-71)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Universal deformation rings and cyclic blocks.
      Ted C Chinburg*, Univ. of Pennyslvania
      Frauke M Bleher, Southern Illinois University
      (947-11-61)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The number of rational points on genus 3 curves over finite fields.
      Kristin E Lauter*, Microsoft Research
      (947-11-95)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      How to align Brumer-Stark elements into a Hecke character (preliminary report).
      David R Hayes*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
      (947-11-85)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      p-adic Gamma functions and pro-p Groups.
      Keith Conrad*, Ohio State University
      (947-11-125)
  • Saturday October 2, 1999, 2:40 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Number Theory

    Room III, Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael I. Rosen, Brown University mrosen@math.brown.edu
    Siman Wong, Brown University siman@math.brown.edu

    • 2:40 p.m.
      Are maximal Stirling numbers unique?
      E. R. Canfield, University of Georgia
      Carl Pomerance*, Bell Labs
      (947-11-29)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Sums of values of a rational function.
      Bjorn Poonen*, University of California, Berkeley
      (947-11-44)
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Diophantine approximation exponents in finite characteristic.
      Dinesh S Thakur*, University of Arizona
      (947-11-66)
    • 4:10 p.m.
      Rank of $E(K)$ for cyclic cubic extensions.
      Hershy H Kisilevsky*, Concordia University
      Masato Kuwata, University of Caen
      Jack Fearnley, Concordia University
      (947-11-80)
    • 4:40 p.m.
      Uniform Bounds for Integral Points on Elliptic Curves.
      Lisa A Fastenberg*, Yeshiva University
      (947-11-73)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Geometry of Fermat adeles.
      Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
      (947-11-17)
    • 5:40 p.m.
      Gamma Values and Linear Independence in Characteristic $p$.
      Dale Brownawell, The Pennsylvania State University
      Matthew A Papanikolas*, The Pennsylvania State University
      (947-11-72)
  • Sunday October 3, 1999, 2:40 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Special Session on Number Theory

    Room III, Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael I. Rosen, Brown University mrosen@math.brown.edu
    Siman Wong, Brown University siman@math.brown.edu

    • 2:40 p.m.
      Tamely Ramified Towers and Discriminant Bounds for Number Fields.
      Farshid Hajir*, UCLA & Cal State Univ. San Marcos
      Christian Maire, Universite de Bordeaux 1
      (947-11-70)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      p-adic Distributions and p-adic Representation Theory.
      Jeremy Teitelbaum*, University of Illinois at Chicago
      (947-11-67)
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Toric Varieties and Modular Forms.
      Lev A Borisov, Columbia University
      Paul E Gunnells*, Columbia University
      (947-11-131)
    • 4:10 p.m.
      Counting elliptic curves.
      Jeffrey D. Achter*, UMass Amherst
      Clifton Cunningham, UMass Amherst
      (947-11-82)
    • 4:40 p.m.
      On Greenberg's Conjecture.
      David C Marshall*, University of Arizona
      William G McCallum, University of Arizona
      (947-11-164)
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