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2000 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Lowell, MA, April 1-2, 2000
Meeting #952

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Volumes on Minkowski and Finsler Spaces

  • Saturday April 1, 2000, 8:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
    Special Session on Volumes on Minkowski and Finsler Spaces, I

    Room 305, Olsen Hall
    Organizers:
    Juan Carlos Alvarez, Universit\'e Catholique de Louvain alvarez@agel.ucl.ac.be
    Dimitri Burago, Pennsylvania State University
    Gaoyong Zhang, Polytechnic University

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Definitions of area and relationships between them.
      Anthony C. Thompson*, Dalhousie University
      (952-52-64)
    • 9:10 a.m.
      Crofton formulas on projective Finsler spaces.
      Juan C Alvarez*, Universite Catholique de Louvain
      Emmanuel Fernandes, Universite Catholique de Louvain
      (952-53-67)
    • 9:50 a.m.
      On minimal two-dimensional surfaces in normed spaces.
      Dimitri Burago*, Penn State University
      (952-53-147)
  • Saturday April 1, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Volumes on Minkowski and Finsler Spaces, II

    Room 305, Olsen Hall
    Organizers:
    Juan Carlos Alvarez, Universit\'e Catholique de Louvain alvarez@agel.ucl.ac.be
    Dimitri Burago, Pennsylvania State University
    Gaoyong Zhang, Polytechnic University

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Analytic Continuation of Convex Bodies and Funk's Characterization of the Sphere.
      Eric L. Grinberg, Temple University
      Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts University
      (952-44-38)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Fourier Transforms and the Holmes-Thompson Volume of Finsler Manifolds.
      Juan C Alvarez, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
      Emmanuel Fernandes*, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
      (952-53-74)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Double Bubbles and Crystals, Minimizing Surface Area and More General Norms.
      Frank Morgan*, Williams College
      (952-49-121)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The discrete ${\hbox{L}}^0$-Minkowski problem.
      Alina Stancu*, Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
      (952-52-108)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      A new affine invariant for polytopes and Schneider's projection problem.
      Erwin Lutwak, Polytechnic University
      Deane Yang, Polytechnic University
      Gaoyong Zhang*, Polytechnic University
      (952-52-115)
    • 5:50 p.m.
      Examples of almost Blaschke manifolds.
      Carlos E Duran*, IVIC
      (952-53-149)
  • Sunday April 2, 2000, 8:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
    Special Session on Volumes on Minkowski and Finsler Spaces, III

    Room 305, Olsen Hall
    Organizers:
    Juan Carlos Alvarez, Universit\'e Catholique de Louvain alvarez@agel.ucl.ac.be
    Dimitri Burago, Pennsylvania State University
    Gaoyong Zhang, Polytechnic University

    • 8:30 a.m.
      A note on positive centers and the Santalo-Bonnesen inequality.
      Michael E Gage*, University of Rochester
      (952-52-124)
    • 9:10 a.m.
      Remarks on outer billiards in the hyperbolic plane.
      Serge Tabachnikov*, University of Arkansas
      (952-51-105)
    • 9:50 a.m.
      The total absolute curvature of hypersurfaces in Minkowski geometries.
      Ralph E Howard*, University of South Carolina
      (952-51-109)
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