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2001 Fall Central Section Meeting
Columbus, OH, September 21-23, 2001
Meeting #969

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

Special Session on Quantum Topology

  • Friday September 21, 2001, 2:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, I

    BE 0285, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
    Organizers:
    Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohio-state.edu

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Monoidal and braided structures in near-group categories.
      Jacob Siehler*, Virginia Tech
      (969-18-262)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      A (co)sheaf approach to topological field theory.
      Frank S Quinn*, Virginia Tech
      (969-57-239)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Break
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Categorical Deformations and Topological Invariants.
      David N Yetter*, Kansas State University
      (969-18-241)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Relativistic Spin neta and applications.
      Louis Crane*, Kansas State University
      (969-81-231)
  • Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, II

    BE 0285, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
    Organizers:
    Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohio-state.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Quantum deformations of fundamental groups.
      Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
      (969-57-153)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Shadow World Evaluation of the Yang-Mills Measure.
      Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska*, Boise State University
      (969-57-39)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Lagrangian approximation of Fox $p$-colorings of tangles; Fox approximation of rational $\frac{p}{q}$-moves.
      Jozef H Przytycki*, GWU
      (969-57-224)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Break
    • 10:30 a.m.
      $3$-dimensional topology inspired by number theory.
      Adam S Sikora*, CRM Montreal
      (969-57-209)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Asymptotics of the Turaev-Viro Invariant.
      Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
      Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University
      (969-57-151)
  • Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, III

    BE 0285, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
    Organizers:
    Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohio-state.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Detecting Virtual Knots.
      Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
      (969-57-170)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Tracelike functionals on the double of the Taft Hopf algebras.
      David E Radford*, University of Illinois at Chicago
      Sara Westreich, Bar-Ilan University
      (969-16-76)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Subtleties of the integrals for Hopf-algebra objects in symmetric categories, and their reflection in topological invariants.
      Fernando J. O. Souza*, Dept. of C. & O. - University of Waterloo
      (969-18-259)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A Space of Cyclohedra.
      Satyan L Devadoss*, Ohio State University
      (969-57-134)
  • Sunday September 23, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology

    BE 0285, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
    Organizers:
    Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohio-state.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      The noncommutative A-ideal of a (2p+1,2)-torus knot determines its Jones polynomial.
      Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
      Jeremy Sain, Texas Tech University
      (969-57-71)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Links and 3-manifolds with the same quantum invariants.
      Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
      (969-57-125)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Integrality and TQFT.
      Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
      (969-57-160)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Break
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Twisted Quandle Homology Theory and Construction of Cocycles.
      J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
      Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
      Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
      (969-55-145)
    • 11:30 a.m.
      Extensions of quandles and cocycle knot invariants.
      J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
      Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
      Marina A Nikiforou, University of South Florida
      Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
      (969-57-144)
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