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1999 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Charlotte, NC, October 1517, 1999
Meeting #949
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry

Friday October 15, 1999, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 107, Fretwell Hall
Organizers:
Valery Aleexev, University of Georgia valery@math.uga.edu
William Graham, University of Georgia
Roy C. Smith, University of Georgia
Robert Varley, University of Georgia robert@math.uga.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Separation Conjecture in Real Algebraic Geometry.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State University
(94914172)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Fundamental groups of real algebraic varieties.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University
(94914127)

4:00 p.m.
Representations of polynomials positive on semialgebraic sets.
Victoria Powers*, Emory University
(94914161)

4:30 p.m.
Polygons with Prescribed Edges and Special Lagrangians in CalabiYau Manifolds.
Ciprian S Borcea*, Rider University
(94914137)

5:00 p.m.
An application of commutative algebra to tiling theory.
Kevin P Keating*, University of Florida
(94952148)

5:30 p.m.
Generalized Newton Puiseux Expansions and a conjecture of D. Daigle and G. Freudenberg.
Avinash Sathaye*, University of Kentucky
(94914197)

Saturday October 16, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 107, Fretwell Hall
Organizers:
Valery Aleexev, University of Georgia valery@math.uga.edu
William Graham, University of Georgia
Roy C. Smith, University of Georgia
Robert Varley, University of Georgia robert@math.uga.edu

8:30 a.m.
The special subvariety of divisors associated to an \'etale double cover of curves: a factorization of the Prym map.
Roy C Smith, University of Georgia
Robert Varley*, University of Georgia
(94914244)

9:00 a.m.
Polarizations of Varieties and Constructions of Moduli Spaces.
Amassa C Fauntleroy*, North Carolina State University
(94914126)

9:30 a.m.
Birational rigidity fo hypersurfaces on degree n in $P^n$.
Ivan Cheltsov*, JHU
(94914202)

10:00 a.m.
An inductiv approach to log flips.
Vyacheslav V Shokurov*, Johns Hopkins University
(94914185)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 16, 1999, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 107, Fretwell Hall
Organizers:
Valery Aleexev, University of Georgia valery@math.uga.edu
William Graham, University of Georgia
Roy C. Smith, University of Georgia
Robert Varley, University of Georgia robert@math.uga.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Siegel Modular Variety of Degree Two and Level Three.
J. William Hoffman, Louisiana State Univ.
Steven H. Weintraub*, Louisiana State Univ.
(9491419)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Hodge Structures with Automorphisms.
Bert van Geemen, Universita di Pavia, Italia
Elham Izadi*, University of Georgia
(94914198)

4:00 p.m.
Characterization of Veronese varieties  in the framework of AlexeevShokurov.
Yasuyuki Kachi*, The Johns Hopkins University
(94914176)

4:30 p.m.
Positivity in equivariant Schubert calculus.
William Graham*, University of Georgia
(94914135)

5:00 p.m.
Forms with logarithmic poles and ChernSchwartzMacPherson's classes of singular varieties.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(9491487)

5:30 p.m.
Hypersurfaces and generalized deformations.
John A Terilla*, UNC, Chapel Hill
(94916118)

Sunday October 17, 1999, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 107, Fretwell Hall
Organizers:
Valery Aleexev, University of Georgia valery@math.uga.edu
William Graham, University of Georgia
Roy C. Smith, University of Georgia
Robert Varley, University of Georgia robert@math.uga.edu

9:30 a.m.
Special Subschemes at a Cusp.
Robert F Lax*, LSU
(9491411)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Base loci of linear series and diophantine approximation.
Michael J Nakamaye*, University of New Mexico
(94914124)

11:00 a.m.
Adeles and autoduality of the Jacobian.
Richard M Crew*, University of Florida
(94914105)

11:30 a.m.
Weierstrass mtuples and minimum distance of Goppa codes.
Gretchen L Matthews*, University of TennesseeKnoxville
(94914184)
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