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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 Geometric Topology

Friday March 12, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, I
Room 121, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Embeddings in generalized manifolds.
John L Bryant*, Florida State University
Washington Mio, Florida State University
(94057319)

9:00 a.m.
Some algebraic applications of topological rigidity.
Boris Goldfarb*, SUNY at Albany
(94057358)

9:30 a.m.
The geometric topology of homology manifolds.
Heather M Johnston*, Rutgers University
(94057136)

10:00 a.m.
Stable Zcompactifications of polyhedra.
Steven C Ferry*, Rutgers U
(94057172)

10:30 a.m.
Controlled maps on homology manifolds.
Washington Mio*, Florida State University
John L Bryant, Florida State University
(94057329)

Friday March 12, 1999, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, II
Room 121, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Group actions on CAT(0) spaces.
Geoghegan Ross*, State University of New York at Binghamton
(9405775)

3:00 p.m.
A NonZCompactifiable Polyhedron whose Product with the Hilbert Cube is ZCompactifiable.
Craig R Guilbault*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(94057237)

3:30 p.m.
Dynamics of the action of a CAT(0) Group on the Boundary.
Kim E Ruane*, Vanderbilt University
(94020373)

4:00 p.m.
Piecewise linear and topological embeddings of 2spheres in 4manifolds.
Gerard A Venema*, National Science Foundation
(94057321)

4:30 p.m.
Blowup and Invariants of Fixed Points.
Christopher W. Stark*, University of Florida and NSF
(94057350)

5:00 p.m.
Foliations with good geometry.
Sergio R. Fenley*, Washington University and Princeton University
(94057380)

Saturday March 13, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, III
Room 121, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Topological equivalence of discontinuous norms.
Jan J. Dijkstra*, The University of Alabama
Jan van Mill, Vrije Universiteit
(94057308)

9:00 a.m.
A noncontractible celllike compactum whose suspension is contractible.
Du\v{s}an Repov\v{s}*, University of Ljubljana
(9405707)

9:30 a.m.
Universal Metric Spaces and Extension Dimension.
Alex Chigogidze*, University of Saskatchewan
Vesko Valov, University of Swaziland
(9405778)

10:00 a.m.
Function spaces and shape theories.
Jerzy Dydak*, University of Tennessee
(94055145)

10:30 a.m.
On homogical BorsukSieklucki Theorem .
Rolando Jimenez*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
Evgeny Shchepin, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
(94054239)

Saturday March 13, 1999, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, IV
Room 121, W. W. Little Hall
Organizers:
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Covering spaces of aspherical manifolds.
Hanspeter Fischer, Brigham Young University
David G. Wright*, Brigham Young University
(94057359)

3:00 p.m.
Holey Coronas: A solution of the GrunbaumShephard conjecture on convex isohedral tilings.
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(9405299)

3:30 p.m.
On the lower estimation of the dimension of intersections.
Evgeny V Shchepin*, Steklov Math. Inst.
(94057240)

4:00 p.m.
Planar Sets are Aspherical.
Andreas Zastrow*, RuhrUniversitaet Bochum
(94055314)

4:30 p.m.
Boundaries of right angled Coxeter groups with manifold nerves.
Hanspeter Fischer*, Brigham Young University
(94057175)

5:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic groups are hyperhopfian.
Robert J Daverman*, University of Tennessee
(9405768)
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