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1999 Spring Southeastern Section Meeting
Gainesville, FL, March 1213, 1999
Meeting #940
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on Galois Theory

Friday March 12, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory, I
Room 205, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
J. G. Thompson, University of Florida thompson@math.ufl.edu
H. Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Higher dimensional algebraic fundamental groups.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9401428)

9:00 a.m.
Galois groups of composite qadditive polynomials.
Ganapathy S. Sundaram*, Bell Labs
(94012343)

9:30 a.m.
Galois Extensions via Drinfeldmodule based Iterations.
Paul A. Loomis*, Purdue University
(94012336)

10:00 a.m.
Linearized polynomials with classical Galois groups.
Michael E Zieve*, USC
(94014346)

10:30 a.m.
Black box exceptional groups of Lie type .
William M Kantor, University of Oregon
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
(94020205)

Friday March 12, 1999, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory, II
Room 205, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
J. G. Thompson, University of Florida thompson@math.ufl.edu
H. Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Arithmetic lifting over large fields.
David Harbater*, University of Pennsylvania
(94014186)

3:00 p.m.
Ordinariness and Covers.
Katherine F. Stevenson*, California Institute of Technology
(94014254)

3:30 p.m.
Reduction of covers of curves.
Irene I Bouw*, University of Pennsylvania
(94014228)

4:00 p.m.
Formal geometry, rigid geometry and regular covers.
Tamara R. Lefcourt*, University of Texas
(9401481)

4:30 p.m.
Good reduction of wildly ramified covers.
Claus G Lehr*, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
(94014201)

5:00 p.m.
Patching and Deformation of Wildly Ramified Covers.
Rachel J. Pries*, University of Pennsylvania
(94014204)

Saturday March 13, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory, III
Room 205, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
J. G. Thompson, University of Florida thompson@math.ufl.edu
H. Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Linear rigidity and symplectic groups.
Karl Strambach*, Universitaet Erlangen
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida
(94020118)

9:00 a.m.
A family of curves with many rational points, constructed by rigidity.
Gerhard Frey, University of Essen
Ernst Kani, Queens University
Helmut Voelklein*, University of Florida
(94014250)

9:30 a.m.
Curves with infinite Krational geometric fundamental group.
Gerhard Frey, Universitaet Essen
Ernst Kani*, Queen's University
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida
(94011311)

10:00 a.m.
Deformation of covers of the Riemann sphere along highly singular curves.
Michael Dettweiler*, University of Erlangen
(94014215)

10:30 a.m.
On rigid tuples in linear groups of odd dimension.
Stefan Reiter*, Univ. of Heidelberg
Michael Dettweiler, Univ. of Erlangen
(94020300)

Saturday March 13, 1999, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory, IV
Room 205, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
J. G. Thompson, University of Florida thompson@math.ufl.edu
H. Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
A Nilpotent Weil pairing and application of the Nilpotent TateGrassmanian to the Inverse Galois Problem.
Michael David Fried*, UC Irvine
(94014158)

3:00 p.m.
Conjectural Galois Extensions of Q with Galois group SL(3,3).
Avner D Ash*, Ohio State University
(9401153)

3:30 p.m.
Field of moduli vs field of definition and central extensions as Galois groups.
Stefan Wewers*, University of Pennsylvania
(94011243)

4:00 p.m.
Realizing the Alternating Groups as Monodromy Groups of Meromorphic Functions on Genus One Riemann Surfaces.
Mike Fried, University of California at Irvine
Eric P Klassen*, Florida State University
Yaacov Kopeliovich, Parametric Technologies
(94030197)

4:30 p.m.
Equations for a Hurwitz space associated with degree 7 elliptic subfields of genus 2 function fields.
Vishwa Krishnamoorthy*, University of Florida
Tanush Shaska, University of Florida
(94012287)
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