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2000 Southeastern Section Meeting
Lafayette, LA, April 14-16, 2000
Meeting #954

Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu

Special Session on Quantum Topology

  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, I

    Room 321, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@marais.math.lsu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Quandle Homology Classes and Abstract Knot Diagrams.
      J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
      Daniel Jelsovsky, University of South Florida
      Seiichi Kamada, Osaka City University
      Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
      (954-55-122)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Chern-Simons Theory, Spin and Framed Three-Manifolds, and the Conjectures of Dijkgraaf and Witten.
      Stephen F Sawin*, Fairfield University
      (954-81-111)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Are the Reshetikhin-Turaev-Witten invariants determining the holonomy map of a hyperbolic 3-manifold?
      Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
      (954-57-96)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Quantum Link Invariants and Oriented Quantum Algebras.
      Louis H Kauffman*, University Of Illinois at Chicago
      (954-57-180)
  • Saturday April 15, 2000, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, II

    Room 321, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@marais.math.lsu.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Braid conjugation in handlebodies, knot complements and 3-manifolds.
      Sofia Lambropoulou*, Mathematisches Institut, Goettingen Universitaet
      (954-57-198)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Strong Shift Equivalence and Diffeomorphisms.
      Jack Wagoner*, UC Berkeley
      (954-81-63)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Knots, Links and Symbolic Dynamical Systems.
      Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
      Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
      (954-57-168)
  • Saturday April 15, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, III

    Room 321, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@marais.math.lsu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      The Torelli Group at Roots of Unity.
      Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
      (954-57-141)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      A new theory of "finite type" invariants for 3-manifolds.
      Jerome P Levine*, Brandeis University
      (954-57-133)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The Yang-Mills Measure in the Kauffman bracket skein module.
      Doug Bullock, Boise State University
      Charlie Frohman*, University of Iowa
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska, Boise State University
      (954-57-118)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      An analytic definition of the Yang-Mills measure.
      Douglas Bullock, Boise State University
      Charlie Frohman, Boise State University
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska*, Boise State University
      (954-57-119)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      On the Homflypt skein module of $S^1 \times S^2$.
      Jianyuan Zhong*, Louisiana State University
      Patrick M Gilmer, Louisiana State University
      (954-57-78)
  • Sunday April 16, 2000, 9:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, IV

    Room 321, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@marais.math.lsu.edu

    • 9:30 a.m.
      Relativistic Spin networks, with topological and physical applications.
      Louis Crane*, Kansas State University
      (954-83-80)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Presentations of $q$-Homotopy Skein Modules of $3$-manifolds.
      Uwe Kaiser*, Siegen University
      (954-57-79)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      On the noncommutative generalization of the A-polynomial.
      Razvan Gelca*, University of Michigan
      (954-57-193)
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