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1999 Spring Southeastern Section Meeting
Gainesville, FL, March 12-13, 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
      (940-57-319)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Some algebraic applications of topological rigidity.
      Boris Goldfarb*, SUNY at Albany
      (940-57-358)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The geometric topology of homology manifolds.
      Heather M Johnston*, Rutgers University
      (940-57-136)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Stable Z-compactifications of polyhedra.
      Steven C Ferry*, Rutgers U
      (940-57-172)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Controlled maps on homology manifolds.
      Washington Mio*, Florida State University
      John L Bryant, Florida State University
      (940-57-329)
  • 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
      (940-57-75)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      A Non-Z-Compactifiable Polyhedron whose Product with the Hilbert Cube is Z-Compactifiable.
      Craig R Guilbault*, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
      (940-57-237)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Dynamics of the action of a CAT(0) Group on the Boundary.
      Kim E Ruane*, Vanderbilt University
      (940-20-373)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Piecewise linear and topological embeddings of 2-spheres in 4-manifolds.
      Gerard A Venema*, National Science Foundation
      (940-57-321)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Blowup and Invariants of Fixed Points.
      Christopher W. Stark*, University of Florida and NSF
      (940-57-350)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Foliations with good geometry.
      Sergio R. Fenley*, Washington University and Princeton University
      (940-57-380)
  • 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
      (940-57-308)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      A noncontractible cell-like compactum whose suspension is contractible.
      Du\v{s}an Repov\v{s}*, University of Ljubljana
      (940-57-07)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Universal Metric Spaces and Extension Dimension.
      Alex Chigogidze*, University of Saskatchewan
      Vesko Valov, University of Swaziland
      (940-57-78)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Function spaces and shape theories.
      Jerzy Dydak*, University of Tennessee
      (940-55-145)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      On homogical Borsuk-Sieklucki Theorem .
      Rolando Jimenez*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
      Evgeny Shchepin, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
      (940-54-239)
  • 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
      (940-57-359)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Holey Coronas: A solution of the Grunbaum-Shephard conjecture on convex isohedral tilings.
      Wlodzimierz Kuperberg*, Auburn University
      (940-52-99)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      On the lower estimation of the dimension of intersections.
      Evgeny V Shchepin*, Steklov Math. Inst.
      (940-57-240)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Planar Sets are Aspherical.
      Andreas Zastrow*, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum
      (940-55-314)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Boundaries of right angled Coxeter groups with manifold nerves.
      Hanspeter Fischer*, Brigham Young University
      (940-57-175)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Hyperbolic groups are hyperhopfian.
      Robert J Daverman*, University of Tennessee
      (940-57-68)
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