AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:29
2001 Fall Central Section Meeting
Columbus, OH, September 2123, 2001
Meeting #969
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Group Theory

Friday September 21, 2001, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Theory, I
BE 0394, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Koichiro Harada, Ohio State University haradako@math.ohiostate.edu
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University sehgal@math.ohiostate.edu
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University solomon@math.ohiostate.edu

1:30 p.m.
A geometry based proof of Phan's Theorem.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Bowling Green State University
Sergey Shpectorov, Bowling Green State University
(96920169) 
2:00 p.m.
Generating classical groups.
Robert M Guralnick, University of Southern California
Corneliu G Hoffman*, Bowling Green State University
(96920138) 
2:30 p.m.
A Phantype theorem for the symplectic group.
Ralf Gramlich, Eindhoven University of Technology
Corneliu Hoffman, Bowling Green State University
Sergey Shpectorov*, Bowling Green State University
(96920184) 
3:00 p.m.
A new approach to the k(GV)problem.
Thomas Michael Keller*, Southwest Texas State University
(9692070) 
3:30 p.m.
The Number of Irreducible Character Degrees of Solvable Groups Satisfying the OnePrime Hypothesis.
Mark L Lewis*, Kent State University
(9692019) 
4:00 p.m.
Clifford classes for isoclinic groups.
Alexandre Turull*, University of Florida
(96920199) 
4:30 p.m.
Regular orbits of induced modules.
Thomas R. Wolf*, Ohio University
(96920198)

1:30 p.m.

Saturday September 22, 2001, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Group Theory, II
BE 0394, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Koichiro Harada, Ohio State University haradako@math.ohiostate.edu
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University sehgal@math.ohiostate.edu
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University solomon@math.ohiostate.edu

9:00 a.m.
From alternating groups to the Monster.
Christopher S Simons*, Rowan University
(9692053) 
9:30 a.m.
Ascending HNN extensions of polycyclic groups are residually finite.
Tim Hsu*, San Jos\'{e} State University
Daniel T Wise, McGill University
(96920205) 
10:00 a.m.
Short proofs of embeddings into exceptional groups of Lie type.
Alexander J Ryba*, Queens College, CUNY
(9692095) 
10:30 a.m.
$\mathbf Z_3$twisted representations of lattice vertex operator algebras.
Ching Hung Lam*, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Hiromichi Yamada, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
(9691781) 
11:00 a.m.
Norton's trace formula for the Griess algebra and the modular invariance of the moonshine module.
Atsushi Matsuo*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
(96917108)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Theory, III
BE 0394, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Koichiro Harada, Ohio State University haradako@math.ohiostate.edu
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University sehgal@math.ohiostate.edu
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University solomon@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Characterization of some sradic simple groups.
Ronald M Solomon, The OSU
Inna Korchagina*, Rutgers University
(96920227) 
3:30 p.m.
Some nonsplit extensions of $O_7(3)$ and the ConwayNorton algebra for the Fischer group $F_{24}$.
Masaaki Kitazume*, Chiba University
(96920171) 
4:00 p.m.
Tensor product module and modular invariance of VOAs.
Miyamoto Masahiko*, University of Tsukuba
(96920118) 
4:30 p.m.
GNAVOA, I (Groups, nonassociative algebras and vertex operator algebras; part I).
Robert L. Griess, Jr.*, University of Michigan
(96920201)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday September 23, 2001, 8:30 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Group Theory, IV
BE 0394, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Koichiro Harada, Ohio State University haradako@math.ohiostate.edu
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University sehgal@math.ohiostate.edu
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University solomon@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
On finite pgroups and their automorphisms.
Jeffrey M Riedl*, University of Akron
(96920133) 
9:00 a.m.
Finite groups with trivial Frattini subgroup.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
Joseph Kirtland, Marist College
(9692049) 
9:30 a.m.
Pronormal and Subnormal Subgroups and Permutability.
James Clark Beidleman*, University of Kentucky
Hermann Heineken, Universit\"{a}t of W\"{u}rzburg
(9692022) 
10:00 a.m.
Fitting Set Functors.
Ben Brewster*, SUNY at Binghamton
(9692083) 
10:30 a.m.
Commutators ..... what's the problem?
Ted Hurley*, NUI, Galway
(9692016) 
11:00 a.m.
Permutation groups, sharp characters and the Burnside ring.
Kenneth W Johnson*, Penn State University, Abington College
Eirini Poimenidou, New College USF
(96920136) 
11:30 a.m.
Separability properties of certain tree products.
G. Kim, Yeungnam University, Korea.
Francis C Tang*, University of Waterloo, Canada.
(9692097) 
12:00 p.m.
The Zassenhaus Decomposition for the Orthogonal Group: Properties and Applications.
Alexander J Hahn*, University of Notre Dame
(9692045)

8:30 a.m.