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1999 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Providence, RI, October 23, 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 prop groups unramified at p; explicit computations.
Nigel Boston*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9471171)

9:00 a.m.
Universal deformation rings and cyclic blocks.
Ted C Chinburg*, Univ. of Pennyslvania
Frauke M Bleher, Southern Illinois University
(9471161)

9:30 a.m.
The number of rational points on genus 3 curves over finite fields.
Kristin E Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(9471195)

10:00 a.m.
How to align BrumerStark elements into a Hecke character (preliminary report).
David R Hayes*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(9471185)

10:30 a.m.
padic Gamma functions and prop Groups.
Keith Conrad*, Ohio State University
(94711125)

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
(9471129)

3:10 p.m.
Sums of values of a rational function.
Bjorn Poonen*, University of California, Berkeley
(9471144)

3:40 p.m.
Diophantine approximation exponents in finite characteristic.
Dinesh S Thakur*, University of Arizona
(9471166)

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
(9471180)

4:40 p.m.
Uniform Bounds for Integral Points on Elliptic Curves.
Lisa A Fastenberg*, Yeshiva University
(9471173)

5:10 p.m.
Geometry of Fermat adeles.
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
(9471117)

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
(9471172)

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
(9471170)

3:10 p.m.
padic Distributions and padic Representation Theory.
Jeremy Teitelbaum*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9471167)

3:40 p.m.
Toric Varieties and Modular Forms.
Lev A Borisov, Columbia University
Paul E Gunnells*, Columbia University
(94711131)

4:10 p.m.
Counting elliptic curves.
Jeffrey D. Achter*, UMass Amherst
Clifton Cunningham, UMass Amherst
(9471182)

4:40 p.m.
On Greenberg's Conjecture.
David C Marshall*, University of Arizona
William G McCallum, University of Arizona
(94711164)
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