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1999 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Austin, TX, October 810, 1999
Meeting #948
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Banach and Operator Spaces:Isomorphic and Geometric Structure

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.7:20 p.m.
Special Session on Banach and Operator Spaces:Isomorphic and Geometric Structure, I
Room 5.118, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Edward Odell, University of Texas, Austin odell@math.utexas.edu
Haskell P. Rosenthal, University of Texas, Austin rosenthl@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Homogeneous Hilbertian subspaces of $L_p$.
Timur Oikhberg*, The University of Texas at Austin
(94846271)

4:30 p.m.
Approximate units and complete Mideals.
Alvaro Arias*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Haskell Rosenthal, The University of Texas at Austin
(94846328)

5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative Lpspaces and their operator space structures.
Marius Junge*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(94846139)

5:30 p.m.
On Injectivity and Nuclearity for Operator Spaces.
Edward G Effros, UCLA
Narutaka Ozawa, Texas A&M University
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(94846111)

6:00 p.m.
Exactness of CuntzPimsner algebras.
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, UCLA
(94846255)

6:30 p.m.
Norming $C^*$algebras by subalgebras.
Allan M Sinclair, University of Edinburgh
Roger R Smith*, Texas A&M University
(9484657)

7:00 p.m.
The measure of noncompactness, the essential spectrum, and the essential spectral radius of a positive operator.
Vladimir G Troitsky*, University of Texas, Austin
(9484763)

Saturday October 9, 1999, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Banach and Operator Spaces:Isomorphic and Geometric Structure, II
Room 5.118, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Edward Odell, University of Texas, Austin odell@math.utexas.edu
Haskell P. Rosenthal, University of Texas, Austin rosenthl@math.utexas.edu

8:30 a.m.
Non reflexive subspaces of duals of $C^*$algebras.
Narcisse J Randrianantoanina*, Miami University
(94846296)

9:00 a.m.
Uniform duality of the weak essential norm.
HansOlav J Tylli*, University of Helsinki
(94846200)

9:30 a.m.
A separable space with no Schauder decomposition.
Denka Kutzarova*, Bulgarian Academny of Sciences and University of South Carolina
G. Alexandrov, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
A. Plichko, Pedagogical University, Kirovograd, Ukraine
(94846156)

10:00 a.m.
Dual Banach spaces which contain an isometric copy of $L_1$.
S. J Dilworth, University of South Carolina
Maria Girardi*, University of South Carolina
James N Hagler, University of Denver
(94846276)

10:30 a.m.
Daugavet property of Banach spaces.
Roman Shvidkoy*, University of Missouri
(94846138)

11:00 a.m.
On the size of approximately convex sets in normed spaces.
Stephen J Dilworth*, University of South Carolina
Ralph Howard, University of South Carolina
James W Roberts, University of South Carolina
(94846155)

Saturday October 9, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Banach and Operator Spaces:Isomorphic and Geometric Structure, III
Room 5.118, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Edward Odell, University of Texas, Austin odell@math.utexas.edu
Haskell P. Rosenthal, University of Texas, Austin rosenthl@math.utexas.edu

3:30 p.m.
A geometric inequality concerning the average Banach Mazur diameter of proportional sections symmetric convex bodies in $R^n$.
Piotr Mankiewicz*, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta, Edmonton
(94846151)

4:00 p.m.
A functional analytic approach to intersection bodies.
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(9484617)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic uniform smoothness.
William B Johnson*, Texas A&M University
Joram Lindenstrauss, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
David Preiss, University College London
Gideon Schechtman, Weizmann Institute of Science
(9484698)

5:00 p.m.
The maximal regularity problem.
Nigel Kalton*, University of Missouri
Gilles Lancien, University of Missouri
(9484693)

5:30 p.m.
Onecomplemented subspaces in $H_p$, $1
Beata Randrianantoanina*, Miami University
(94846297)

Sunday October 10, 1999, 10:00 a.m.1:20 p.m.
Special Session on Banach and Operator Spaces:Isomorphic and Geometric Structure, IV
Room 5.118, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Edward Odell, University of Texas, Austin odell@math.utexas.edu
Haskell P. Rosenthal, University of Texas, Austin rosenthl@math.utexas.edu

10:00 a.m.
Rotating the unit ball of $l^n_1$.
Piotr Mankiewisz, Polish Acad. of Sciences
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, Univ. of Alberta
(94846340)

10:30 a.m.
Constructing isomorphic $\ell_1$preduals.
Dale E. Alspach*, Oklahoma State University
(94846259)

11:00 a.m.
Ramsey dichotomies and ordinal indices.
Vassiliki A Farmaki*, Department Of Mathematics, University of Athens, Greece
(9480548)

11:30 a.m.
Unconditional structures of weakly null sequences.
Spiros A Argyros, University of Athens
Ioannis Gasparis*, Oklahoma State University
(9484665)

12:00 p.m.
A remark on polynomials in several variables.
Petr Hajek*, Texas A&M University
(94846263)

12:30 p.m.
On the scalar plus compact problem.
Thomas Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
George Androulakis, Texas A&M University
(94846253)

1:00 p.m.
Subsymmetric sequences in Schlumprecht'space.
George Androulakis*, Texas A&M University
Thomas Schlumprecht, Texas A&M University
(94846257)
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